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Attention Arizona High School Students: Join Our Mobile Application Development Contest

Post Date:12/19/2013
Gilbert, Ariz. - Registration for the 2nd Annual “Students Participate in App Resources and Knowledge” (SPARK) App League is now open. High school students across Arizona are invited to participate in SPARK App League, a joint initiative between Gilbert, Arizona, Arizona State University’s (ASU) College of Technology and Innovation (CTI), and Intel. If you aren’t a coding expert but want to learn more about mobile application development, this program is designed for you and for all levels of high school software developers.

SPARK App League officially launches with a one-day workshop on Friday, January 31, 2014, at ASU, where Arizona high school students will learn the basics of creating mobile apps through hands-on activities lead by professors and students from ASU CTI. This year’s participants will be challenged to "SPARK" their innovation and create a real-world mobile application for the Gilbert Fire and Rescue Department.

To find out more about SPARK App League, register a team or become a sponsor, visit

About SPARK App League

In the first contest of its kind, Schools Participate in App Resources and Knowledge (SPARK) App League is a high school mobile application development contest encouraging science and technology in schools and transparency in government. Students are encouraged to use public information from the Town of Gilbert, Arizona to create applications for a variety of uses. Seventy-five Arizona students participated in the inaugural event in 2013, resulting in mobile application for Gilbert’s biggest tourist destination, the Riparian Preserve. Visit or follow @SPARKAppLeague on Twitter for more information.


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