BPA Contest Category: (V04) Web Application Team

header-cms-bpaThe Web Application Team category is a virtual contest. The BPA description of this event is as follows:

Teams of contestants will create a database-driven Website with server-side functionality. The team is provided with the opportunity to design, build and present a working web application. Teams will be further required to formally present their project to a panel of judges via videoconference, and the presentation will be judged independently of the project’s technical merits.

Here are a few resources to help you with the Web Application Team virtual contest:

BPA has events in a variety of categories. For the full event list, check out their website here:http://www.bpa.org/compete/eventlist. To see if there is a BPA chapter in your area, you can search here:http://www.registermychapter.com/bpamem/ZipSearch.aspx If there is not, you can check with your State Adviser found here: http://www.bpa.org/about/saac. If your state does not have a chapter, you can join a national virtual chapter. Information on that can be found here: http://www.bpa.org/membership/virtualchapter. While there are no chapter dues, there are annual individual member dues. Dues vary by state. Check with state and national BPA representative for all conference and contest dates.

Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 19th year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now. He created The Next 26 and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is one of the authors of the textbook "Student Journalism and Media Literacy." You can find him on Twitter and Instragram @manfull and on Snapchat as aaronmanfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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