1. The principal of any Louisiana high school designates a Team Coach to select
a team of up to 15 high school students.
must be an administrator, teacher, or staff
member of the school who has an active school email
3. The Team Coach
completes the free registration of
the team by sending
the team application form electronically before the designated deadline.
4. The Team Coach
reserves a school
computer lab with Internet access for the
day of the competition and ensures that participating
registered students are excused from classes, just as
they would be if they were to participate in a field trip.
5. As Team Coach,
please ensure that you can communicate by email from email originating
(the domain used by the University of Louisiana at
Monroe). In some cases, in past competitions, email
was blocked at some high schools. Contacting your network administrator
can easily remedy this unlikely situation.
6. Check email regularly.
7. Whenever possible, please use email for communication.
Upon completion of the Technology Challenge, please complete the online
survey of this event; this should take just a
Please check the schedule of the event.
For the sake of fairness, the online Technology Challenge has a strict
time limit. The Technology Challenge is scheduled during the morning of the day of the
files may be accessed from a password-protected online team
account by 8:00 AM of that day with a completion deadline by 11:59 AM.
There is a stiff
penalty for late submissions; so, be sure that your team's files
are "uploaded" well before the
directions for uploading your
team's files will be provided.
The most common "key characteristic for success"
reported by previous winning teams of the Technology Challenge
Hopefully, your team will focus on this as well.