The Louisiana High School Technology Challenge. Teamwork + Technology = Success You can have incredible accomplishments through teamwork.
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What To Expect...
Team Registration DeadlineWednesday, (before midnight), February 19, 2014
Click here to register your team electronically NOW before this deadline. You may register early without a student roster. Just provide the roster by this date. If you provide T-shirt sizes, and if there is a last-minute sponsor, we will provide T-shirts; however, this is highly unlikely at this time. Please do NOT promise students that they will receive free T-shirts. (In the past, we were able to get some or all of the participants T-shirts.)

The team registration process is free due to sponsorshipLate emailed registrations after midnight  of the deadline will NOT be processed. The deadline is strict. Why? This is a complex event involving a large number of volunteers and support from a very busy university technical support staff. 

Note: There is a limit of 75 registered high school teams (1,150 high school students). So, register your team as early as possible. If the limit of 75 is reached, the main page will indicate that team registration is CLOSED.
Team Registration
Confirmation &
Instructions
Notification: Monday, February 24, 2014, By 2 PM
(Updated) All team coaches will be contacted by email by 2 PM, on Monday, February 24, 2014; the email will contain your team's login and password for accessing your online team account. If for any reason that you, the Team Coach, do not receive that email by 2 PM on Monday, February 24, please contact us by phone immediately. Why? In previous years of  competitions, some high school networks have blocked email with very aggressive email filters. If this is true for your high school, you will need to notify your network administrator to allow (or "whitelist") email messages coming from the "domain" of ulm.edu

The email that you will receive will include detailed step-by-step instructions for accessing your online account and how to get started. The email message will include a team login and password for your team's online account on  "Moodle". You and your students will have the opportunity to practice on "Moodle" before the competition.

Technology Challenge 2014 Wednesday morning, February 26, 2014
The online Technology Challenge takes place for registered teams. Students in your high school should be excused to use the school's reserved computer lab during the morning hours of this day.
  • Teams will be able to access the online files for the Technology Challenge at 8:00 AM. 
  • The deadline for submission is 11:59 AM. There is a very stiff penalty for late or incomplete submission. We use the time stamp of your last submission to determine your team's complete submission. Every late minute is a 1 point deduction from the team score. 
  • Due to time constraints, judging begins immediately. 
  • Only complete team submissions are judged. 
  • Any team submission that is incomplete after 12:29 PM, for any reason, will NOT be judged.  
All Team Coaches will be asked to complete a brief and anonymous online evaluation of the Technology Challenge. This is greatly appreciated.
Results Thursday, February 27, 2014
On Thursday, February 27, 2014, all Team Coaches will be contacted by email regarding results of the Technology Challenge. The winning teams will be announced on the main page of this website.

2015



Technology Challenge 2015!

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Technology Challenge 2015! Mark Your Calendar!
Mark your calendar! The 9th Annual Louisiana High School Technology Challenge will take place on Wednesday, February 11, 2015! It will mark the 9th consecutive annual online high school competition in the great state of Louisiana. We hope your high school will participate again! Register your team early and mark your calendar! 

New Changes: Register Early... For Free
  • Due to factors that involve volunteer labor, we need to process team registrations much earlier.
  • Team registration after January 1, 2015 will be considered late with a late team registration fee of $100; late registration involves receiving a check mailed and postmarked by Monday, February 2, 2015, the deadline for late registration.   
  • You may register your team for the 2015 event at any time during 2014 at no cost. If you attend the annual 30th LACUE (Louisiana Association of Computer-Using Educators)  conference in New Orleans between December 2 and December 4, 2014, you can even register in person!  http://www.edline.net/pages/LACUE 
  • Again, team registration will be free during 2014. (This is true even if your team roster changes.) 
  • Again, late registration (between January 1, 2015 and February 2, 2015) will be $100 per team. 
  • We intend to actively seek out sponsors for T-shirts for students. 
  • We hope to have 75 high school teams compete in the 2015 event!
Late Registration: $100
The team registration deadline for late registration after January 1, 2015 is a postmarked letter (by Monday, February 2, 2015) that includes payment of $100 made out "Technology Challenge, University of Louisiana at Monroe".

Maximum: 75 Teams
There is a limit of 75 registered high school teams. So, register your team early! If the limit of 75 teams is reached, the main page of this website will indicate that team registration is CLOSED.
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