Scratchathon For Kids

A national enterprise for inspiring young minds and helping them discover the wonders of programming.

How to submit your game
web development

Submissions: We are so excited to see what you have come up with, please fill out this form to submit your wonderful games here! Thank you for all the time and effort you have dedicated into producing such amazing games! 🙂 IF YOU ARE IN A TEAM, please make sure that only ONE person fills

Free Workshops

Workshops We will be holding free workshops explaining how to create a game in scratch and tactics you can use in scratch. Level 1 (beginner – new to programing) — Collection game: June 27th, 2022 – 4 to 6 PM Pacific Time Level 2 (Intermediate – programed before) — Building game: June 29th, 2022– 4

Instructional Videos

Instructional videos: Video showing user control sprite Video of creating and switching costume Video for Sprite Rotation Video of collision Video variables and broadcasting (using these techniques to win and lose)

About the competition

This competition is for students aged 8 to 13 (3rd to 7th grade) and is an introduction to programming. The main purpose of this Scratchathon is to inspire young students to find a passion in programming and develop a skill that will be helpful throughout the rest of their schooling and future careers. We hope to inspire students and introduce them to the wonders of programming through team-building, innovation, and fun interaction!

In this competition, students will be assigned a specific theme that they will use to create a game through the programing language called scratch ( For more information, please click on the panel titled “Competition” above:

We provide free, engaging workshops to help students with producing games as well as instructional videos that explain how to use critical features in scratch.


Registration is Free! To register please fill out this form and you should receive an email with a confirmation of your submission.

Registration for competition and workshop closes June 26th 2022 11:59 PM

All Submission of games due July 8th 2022 11:59 PM

Winners will be announced on July 10th 2022

Theme: Sun

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