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Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California


House App Contest

Congressional App Challenge

Each year, the House holds a Congressional App Challenge to engage students’ creativity and encourage their participation in STEM education fields.  Established in 2013, it’s a nationwide event in which middle- and high-school students from across the nation create and exhibit apps for mobile, tablet, or computers.

Our 15th Congressional District's annual App Challenge will be held Saturday, September 29, at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s High Performance Computing Innovation CenterStudents should plan to arrive at 8:30 a.m. for check-in and can build their apps until 1:00 p.m. at which point judging will begin. The event will wrap up around 5:00 p.m. 

Participants are asked to please bring their own laptops and bagged lunches.

No photography will be permitted during the event.

Please register in advance! To do so, click here:


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