The Louisiana High School Technology Challenge. Teamwork + Technology = Success You can have incredible accomplishments through teamwork.
About This Online Competition
High School Team Registration
For The "Tech Team Coach"
For High School Student Participants

What To Expect

Questions & Answers
Event Guidelines
Important Deadlines

Contact Information

A bright future for Louisiana!

Important 2020 Deadlines

As of March 10, 2020, the 2020 Technology Challenge has been CANCELED for the near future to avoid the remote chance for teams of students to contract the COVID-19 virus. If your team has already registered, you will receive email updates.  The link to team registration has been disabled until further notice.   Email:    Any future updates will appear on this website. 
Electronic team registration begins NOW until March 18, 2020. Team registration is free this year.

Team registration is limited to the first 50 high schools.

For all communication, please use the permanent email address for this annual online event:
Free Team Registration Begins January 2020
Click HERE for free 2020 team registration. Any high school in Louisiana is eligible. Only a "Tech Team Coach" should register for your high school.

Note: Please make sure that is NOT blocked by your spam filter. This email address is used for all communications. 

Therese Filhiol, College of Arts, Education, and Sciences, University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM)
Louisiana High School Technology Challenge Website:
Email:       ULM Office Phone/Voice Mail  (318) 342-1257
Technology Challenge 2020  
Electronic Registration Deadline
Registration Deadline
There is a strict team registration deadline. Your high school team registration application needs to be submitted electronically no later than Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Any application received after that date will not and cannot be processed. Please note that registration is limited to the first 50 high school teams.    
Technology Challenge 2020
Emailed Team Registration Confirmation With Instructions (Team Login and Password)
Emailed Online Account Login Information: By 2 PM, Monday, March 23, 2020
All registered teams are contacted by email by 2 PM, Monday, April 1, 2019 with account login information. The email contains your team's assigned team numberteam login, and team password for your team's online account. That email also includes detailed step-by-step visual instructions for accessing and using your online team account. Your team will have the opportunity to get familiar with "Moodle" by practicing in a "sandbox" before the competition starts.

If your team does not receive an email for any reason by 2 PM, Monday, April 1, 2019, please contact us by phone. Why? In the past, a few high schools had blocked email. (If that is the case, you'll need to contact your school or district network administrator to "unblock", "whitelist", or "unfilter" email coming from    
Technology Challenge 2020

    8:00 AM - 11:59 AM
March 25, 2020
The Technology Challenge Takes Place Wednesday Morning, March 25, 2020 Between 8:00 AM And 11:59 AM
The Technology Challenge takes place online during the morning. Students in your high school team should be excused to use your school's computer lab, or suitable location, during the morning hours of this day.
  • Your team can start the Technology Challenge at 8:00 AM. 
  • The strict deadline for complete submission of all 4 files is 11:59 AM. There is a very stiff penalty for late submission of any files. We use the time stamp of your last COMPLETED submission; every late minute is a 1 point deduction from the overall team score. 
  • Incomplete team submissions, for any reason, after 12:29 PM will NOT be judged.  
Optionally, it's highly recommended that the team have a pizza party immediately following the competition. Most participating high schools do offer this for their students.
Evaluation By Tech Team Coach
Each Tech Team Coach is asked to complete a brief online evaluation of the Technology Challenge. This is greatly appreciated. Please complete it by 3 PM today.
Group Order, T-Shirts (Optional)

By 3 PM, March 25, 2020
Optional Group Order For T-Shirts
By 3 PM, March 25, 2020, please indicate by email, optionally, if you wish to make one team order for T-shirts priced @ $5.00 each, tax-free, without a delivery charge. Again, this is completely optional. The T-shirts are of good quality at a very reasonable cost. Thanks to sponsorship, the cost of the T-shirts ("Gildan"/ Heavy Cotton" brand, 100% cotton) includes the logo for the Technology Challenge (shown on the right).  If your team does make an order for T-shirts, send a check made out to:

”TechChallenge”, ULM Account 8LHSTC
mailed to this postal address including the finalized (yes, finalized) list of T-shirt sizes:
Louisiana High School Technology Challenge 2020
Attn: Therese Filhiol, Louisiana High School Technology Challenge
College of Arts, Education, and Sciences, Walker Hall 146
University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM)
Monroe, Louisiana   71209

Note: If your team places in the "top 5", all winning team members and the Tech Coach will also receive a complimentary T-shirt.
Results AnnouncedThursday, March 26, 2020
By Thursday morning, March 26, 2020, all Tech Team Coaches will receive Technology Challenge results by email with relative rankings using assigned team numbers as identifiers (NOT the names of the participating high schools). The top 5 winning teams are identified by name. All results will be displayed on the main page of this website. 

The top 5 winning teams will be notified by email with information about how they will receive their customized school awards and complimentary T-shirts.  

Mark Your Calendar!
Technology Challenge 

February 10, 2021

Technology Challenge 2021!

The 15th Annual Louisiana High School Technology Challenge will take place in 2021, on the Wednesday before Mardi Gras. TechChallenge 2021 will take place on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. It will mark the 15th consecutive annual online high school competition in the great state of Louisiana. We hope your high school will participate! Mark your calendar!  

Team registrations will be limited to the first 50 high schools. Any high school in Louisiana is eligible to participate. Team registrations will begin in January of 2021.

All communications regarding high school registrations should be directed to this email address:
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