What is AppCreator Contest?

App Creator Contest is a platform which has been designed to discover, develop and reward tech talent among young people (ages 9-16) in Nigeria.  AppCreator Contest is an annual mobile app competition with a unique theme focused on the Sustainable Development Goals. It will see over 1,500 kids showcase their talent by building simple mobile apps to compete for the position of the best app creator in Nigeria.

MIT App Inventor

This is the programming language of choice for AppCreator Contest. App Inventor is a drag-and-drop block-based programming tool designed by MIT Media Lab that enables young people without prior coding skills to quickly bring their ideas to life. It is very easy to use and you will be creating real android apps in no time!

Play the Video to Learn more about MIT App Inventor


Why Should I Join?

mobile apps competition for kids in Nigeria

Spark Your Creativity

Be inspired to create and design something brand new – an original idea. Become one of the youngest inventors ever!

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Join A Community

Become part of a network of intelligent and smart peers, as you all compete for the championship.

Solve Problems

Strengthen your problem solving skills, as you tackle real-life national and global challenges.

How do I win?

Are you young, creative, innovative. Would you want the world to know about you “APPbilities”?

Register for the App Creator contest, start building your Android app and submit before the specified deadline. If you meet the criteria specified in the Guidelines, congratulations, you move to the Semifinals!!! Here  there will be an online vote for who has the best app idea on our social media handles. Your submitted work will also be scored, based on the Judging Criteria. Click here to see Judging Criteria

Contestants with scores of 80 and above will move to the finals.

The finals will be a live event in Port Harcourt. Venue will be communicated to you.

You will present/pitch your app before the panelists who will grade you on the quality of your app and presentation.

Simple and easy right?

Register Now and start building!!!



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