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Congressional App Challenge

Congressional App Challenge

Late Fall

Rep. Jay Obernalte invites you to compete in the congressional App Challenge! What is the Congressional App Challenge? The Congressional App Challenge is a bi-partisan competition hosted every fall to provide students with an opportunity to compete as individuals or in teams of up to four. The winning submissions will have their app displayed in the U.S. Capitol and be invited to attend the #HouseofCode Capitol Hill Reception here in D.C.! What are the rules? All entries must be original in concept, design, and execution and may not violate any U.S. Copyright laws. Any entry that has been copied from an existing work created by someone other than the student is a violation of the competition rules and will not be accepted. Aside from that, the only limit is your creativity! How do I participate? Participants will submit their app along with required materials through the official competition website by late fall. For additional information, competition rules, and forms, visit You can also reach Rep. Obernalte's office with questions at (760)247-1815. It is an honor to serve you.


Congressional Art Competition

Late Spring

Congressman Jay Obernolte invites you to join the Congressional Art Competition. The Congressional Art Competition is held every spring and open to all high school students in California's 8th Congressional District. The winning artwork from our district's competition will be displayed for one year in a special exhibit with winning artwork from across the country in the U.S. Capitol! How do I join? The congressional art competition is held annually each spring, with a late spring deadline typically announced around March. Please visit Rep. Obernolte's website for more information on rules and how to submit artwork.