Teams will need to submit their apps on my.technovationchallenge.org by April 24th 2024, 5:00PM PDT
Judges use this rubric to assign scores. We have two rounds of judging: Quarterfinals (mix of in-person & online) and Semifinals (online only).
Round 1: Quarterfinals
Generally, judging takes place either a) online via Online Judging or b) in-person via Regional Pitch Events.
- Online judging - Teams participating virtually will be judged online, grouped by division. Their submissions will be scored by a panel of online judges from around the world. Teams in locations with RPEs can also choose this style of judging instead of event attendance.
- Regional Pitch Events (RPEs, only in certain locations) - Local RPEs will appear on teams’ dashboards. At RPEs, teams will have the opportunity to pitch live to a panel of judges - the top scoring teams will advance to semifinals. If you have questions about whether your team can participate in an RPE, you can consult your mentor or your Chapter Ambassador. Learn more about RPEs here.
Round 2: Semifinals
The top-scoring teams from Round 1 of judging will advance to the Semifinals. We will announce the Semifinalists late May. All Semifinalists will go through another round of online judging.
From these teams, judges will select 15 finalist teams (5 teams in each division) and 15 regional winners. Finalist teams are invited to the World Summit. Learn more about our awards here.