The Rules

Find below a summary of the key rules of the competition

  1. The competition is open to teams of between 2 and 5 students.
  2. Applications to participate must be received by end December 2013
  3. All students in a team must be studying in the same school/college and must be over 12 and under 23 years old on 1st September 2013.
  4. Each team must be supported by a member of staff from their school/college.
  5. Each team must fill in an application form which must be submitted by the school/college.
  6. There is no limit to the number of teams entering from any school/college.
  7. A student may only join one team.
  8. A teacher may support any number of teams from their school/college.
  9. youn? !nnovators Malawi will provide a development kit, including a Raspberry Pi computer, power supply, operating system and necessary cables
  10. The team is required to provide its own keyboard, mouse and TV/computer screen to use the development kit.
  11. All teams must be represented at the Kick-off Raspberry Jam event and must exhibit their work at the final exhibition in Lilongwe
  12. youn? !nnovators Malawi will recruit and assign a professional to work with the team as a mentor.
  13. The mentor will spend half a day each month helping the teams to progress their project
  14. Each team must also submit a report detailing their final work
  15. The judges will make their decision at the final exhibition and prizes will be announced and awarded.
  16. The judges decision will be final.

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Applications are now open for the Young Innovators Malawi Competition, please consult a teacher in your school, then fill in this simple web form.

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