Students in grades 3-12 are invited to compete in the following levels and categories.
General Project Information
- Students can only enter two projects.
- Projects can only be entered into one category.
- Projects must be created and designed by students.
- Projects must be unique.
- Adult supervision and guidance is okay.
- Work students did not create must be documented.
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- Level 1 - Grades 3-4
- Level 2 - Grades 5-6
- Level 3 - Grades 7-8
- Level 4 - Grades 9-10
- Level 5 - Grades 11-12
Please visit the State Website for descriptions and rubrics.
- Audio Production
- Computer Programming
- Digital Art
- Digital Game Design
- Hardware Modification
- Internet Applications
- Multimedia Presentations
- Multi-Dimensional Design/3D Modeling
- Productivity Design
- Technology Test
- Video Production
- Website Design- Two Subcategories: I. Internet based websites - wix, weebly, Google slides, etc.; II. Manual Coding
ACTE Region 2 does not offer the Team Computer Programming Challenge.
2018 Information Letter for Teams
Notebook requirements - All projects require an accompanying notebook.
Advancing to the State Competition
Since the regional fairs have a large degree of independence, competition at the state level has additional rules and restrictions, as well as a separate registration process and fee. For more information, see the State Fair website.
- For entries in the project categories, the top two individual winners and top two group winners, in each category, qualify to advance to state.
- For the I.T. Technology Test, the top two winners qualify to advance to state.
- For the Team Programming Challenge, the top placed team qualifies to advance to state. The second place team will advance if the first place team cannot attend.
- The State ACTE Fair will be held on April 12 and 13, 2019.