Schedule

Regular Season
(2021 - Spring)

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Sprint 1

Introduction and Explore

Description: Learn about the scope and procedures of the Youth Coding League and CS First, and create a project in Scratch.

Topics introduced:

  • CS First and Scratch
  • Programming
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Sprint 2

Two Truths and a Lie

Description: Coders create a game in which they tell two truths and a lie about themselves, and let their friend guess which statement is the lie.

Topics introduced:

  • Conditionals
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Sprint 3

Imaginator

Coders build a program that imagines the future.

Topics introduced:

  • Loops
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Sprint 4

Our Story

Coders create a story about how they met their friend while they learn about sequencing code.

Topics introduced:

  • Sequencing
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Sprint 5

Texting Story

Coders imagine a text message conversation they might have with a friend and program it to happen.

Topics introduced:

  • Procedures
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Sprint 6

Work Together to Win

Coders build cooperative video games.

Topics introduced:

  • Variables
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Sprint 7

Create a Company

Coders brainstorm an idea for a company and create an advertisement for that company in Scratch.

Topics introduced:

  • Parallelism
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Sprint 8

Scrapbook

Coders build a project that reflects on what they learned and accomplished in the Youth Coding League this semester.

Topics introduced:

  • Reflection
  • Curation
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Playoffs

April 5 - April 7


Community Favorite Preliminary Voting

Technical Merit Preliminary Judging

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Playoffs

April 12 - April 14


Community Favorite Round 1 Voting

Technical Merit Round 1 Judging

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Playoffs

April 17 - April 20


Community Favorite Round 2 Voting

Technical Merit Round 2 Judging

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Finals

April 23 - April 25


Community Favorite Finals Voting

Technical Merit Finals Judging