Frequently Asked Questions
What will students do/make?
Participants will work on team projects in whatever topic they choose! Additionally, there will
be challenges that participants may choose to take on. Project deliverables usually look like
some type of application/site that has been created by the participants to achieve a specific
goal. In addition to this, hardware can also be used if needed!
Is the event remote or in-person?
The event is in-person and remote. We will be using Discord to host the event online.
How many students per team?
Teams can range from 2-4 students.
Do student choose their own teams?
Yes! Student's can form their own teams in the #team-formation channel in Discord! Details of
how to create a team will be posted in Discord server.
What if I don't know anyone else attending?
That's fine! High School I/O is an opportunity to meet new people who have similar interests to
you! Posting a little about yourself in the discord can help others get to know you and
potentially find teammates!
What if I don't know how to code?
High School I/O is open to anyone, regardless of coding experience. We have mentors standing by
to answer any questions you may have as well as a list of resources to help you start coding.
This list will be found in the participant guide on discord soon!
What are the prizes?
Prizes will be announced closer to the event!
How do I win prizes?
To be eligible for prizes, you must be in a team of 2-4 people. Prizes may be won by completing
challenges and winning in the general categories! Each team's project will be judged
to determine final prizes. All projects must follow our technology submission