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MisterLuke 02-13-2012 11:25 AM

Alice Competition Hosted by CS2N
The CS2N is hosting an Alice competition open to all ages. Deadline: May 6th 2012.

[B]Competition Link[/B]: [url][/url]


Although the site has tutorials and refers to Alice 3, [B]you are also welcome to use Alice 2.2[/B].

[B]Peer Review[/B]
You will be required to review other submissions and provide feedback. More information about that can be answered at [url][/url]

Your submission will have to meet specific guidelines. It will need to adhere to the following requirements:[LIST][*]The animation must be an Alice file.[*]The animation should NOT have any interaction (the user must be able to view the story by only clicking Run).[*]The animation should be between 30 - 60 seconds in length.[*]No copyrighted material may be used.[*]Only one animation may be submitted per user.[/LIST]

[B]Judging Criteria[/B]
Your submission will be evaluated on these criteria:[LIST][*]The submission precisely meets the technical requirements and aligns with the theme (recycle, reduce, replenish, restore, reuse, etc.).[*]The submission contains three parts of a story (beginning, middle and end).[*]Animation timing is appropriate.[*]The background and set support the story and are interesting.[*]Most procedures have a logical purpose, with explanatory comments that are easy to understand.[/LIST]
[B]Who is CS2N?[/B]
CS2N is a joint project between researchers at Carnegie Mellon, the University of Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Academy. The project is sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) with the goal to inspire more students to study Computer Science, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics the tools of innovation. For more information, go to [url][/url]. All students are encouraged to take part in CS2N activities which include learning basic programming, animations, game making, and robotics.

debussybunny563 02-13-2012 03:56 PM

Question about Version of Alice
[SIZE="2"]Judging by the download link on the CS2N website, Alice 3.0 is the required version for submission? Or will Alice 2.2 projects suffice?

Thanks in advance.[/SIZE]

MisterLuke 02-13-2012 04:00 PM

You are welcome to use Alice 2.2.

Thank you for your question.

MisterLuke 02-23-2012 04:00 PM

Submission Deadline Extended
We are extending the submission deadline to [B]MAY 6th, 2012[/B].

InsertName 02-23-2012 05:40 PM

Why did you extend the deadline?

MisterLuke 02-24-2012 01:57 PM

Thank you for your question.

We are making adjustments based on user feedback. The short amount of submission time was in question.

If anyone has any suggestions or questions, feel free to comment in this forum or email me at [email][/email].


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