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Prizes for every educator - Terms and Conditions

Every educator who hosts an Hour of Code for students will receive a free 10GB of Dropbox space as a thank you gift!

Dropbox is a cloud storage service you can access from computers, tablets and smartphones. Use it to share photos with friends, collaborate on documents with a team, back up files, and more. See conditions to win below:

  • Available to organizers worldwide.
  • Prize limited to K-12 or faculty, educators for afterschool clubs, and education organizations.
  • 10GB of free space must be added to an existing Dropbox account. Sign up now, it’s free.
  • Every host must register for the Hour of Code under the "Host an Hour of Code" tab. Then, as a “school,” “teacher,” or as an “after-school club or camp."
  • If your entire school participates in the hour of code, each educator must individually register as an organizer for the Hour of Code to redeem Dropbox space. Teachers should put 0 under "estimated number of students participating" after one faculty member already registered for all students in your school.
  • You will receive an email after CSEdWeek (Dec. 9-15) with instructions on redeeming your Dropbox space with a unique code.
  • The first 100,000 organizers who register and host an Hour of Code will win (There will be plenty surplus gifts, see how many are currently organizing here).

Organize for an entire school and qualify to win a class-set of laptops!

We are donating a class-set of laptops to 51 lucky schools, one in every state, plus Washington D.C. Organize for every student in your school to take the Hour of Code to qualify. See conditions to win below:

  • Available to public K-12 U.S. schools only. Why only public schools? See the answer here.
  • Entire schools must register for the Hour of Code by November 15, 2013.
  • One school in every U.S. state will receive a class-set of computers.
  • Hosts must register for the Hour of Code as an "organizer." Then, select “school,” “entire school,” and enter the number of students participating.
  • Schools must submit a “logistics plan” for the Hour of Code by email to prizes@code.org.
    • Please email us a simple schedule of how you plan to organize every student to take the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 9-15).
    • See a sample plan: PDF | Word doc
    • Please include your school name, city, state, and contact information.
  • Code.org will select and notify winners via email by November 18, 2013.
  • If selected, schools must have a teacher register on DonorsChoose.org and submit a classroom “project” for a value up to $10,000, selecting laptops and accessories in the highly discounted DonorsChoose.org marketplace. Learn more.
  • Once your school's project is submitted to DonorsChoose.org, please email prizes@code.org to alert Code.org of completion. DonorsChoose.org will then fully fund your project.
  • Computers will be delivered within 4-6 weeks of the time orders are placed.

What are your odds of winning?

See a list of all schools signed up for the Hour of Code in your state. One public K-12 school in every U.S. state will win a class-set of laptops.

Win a web chat with tech titan for your classroom!

50 lucky classrooms will be invited to join a group video conference with a technology-industry leader to kick off your Hour of Code during CSEdWeek (Dec. 9-15). Your students will be able to ask questions and chat with Bill Gates, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, Susan Wojcicki of Google, and Gabe Newell of Valve, and others. See conditions to win below:

  • Available to K-12 U.S. schools only.
  • To qualify with your classroom, your entire school must register for the Hour of Code by November 15, 2013.
  • Code.org will randomly select winning schools, provide a time slot for the web chat, and work with the appropriate teacher to set up the technology details.

More questions about prizes? Please visit our forum to see FAQs and ask your questions.




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