Qatar National Scratch Coding Competition

Acknowledge young innovative talents
This competition is oriented to acknowledge young innovative talents and it aims to inspire next generation to pursue careers in digital, data and Technology Profession in order to enhance the creation of a more sustainable educational and economic future, in support of the national vision of Qatar 2030.
Open to all students aged from 6 to 18
QNSCC is open to all students aged from 6 to 18 years old, in primary, middle and high schools in Qatar , and to students attending after-school coding clubs. Please visit competition rules section for more details.
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QNSCC 2020 Achievement

Our success stories - What we have achieved
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More than 350 registered student
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Information about the fourth edition of

Important Dates
The registration for the fourth edition of QNSCC 2021 is open from February 1st, 2021 until March 19 th, 2021. 2021 Edition comes with only Open Category. The award ceremony will be held on April, 2021.
Competition Rules
The open category is open to participants aged from 6 to 18 years old (3 levels: elementary, junior and senior). Please visit the rules sections for more details.
Categories and challenges
In this edition only Open Category is maintained, students can create a video game, a story or an animation project, in english, arabic or french that follows the competition theme and share the project online via the Scratch website at Please visit the rules sections for more details.

Partnerships & Sponsors

QNSCC is in partnership with Qatar National Research Fund, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, UNESCO Doha office, and is part of the Qatar National Scientific Research Week.
In this edition, due to Covid-19 pandemic, all competitions are cancelled.
This special edition of QNSCC 2021, will take place 100% online.

About Scratch

Scratch is a visual programming language that makes it easy for young people to create their own interactive stories, animations, games, music and art – and share their creations on the web.Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab and is available free of charge.

What You Should Know About Scratch

Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively – essential skills for life in the 21st century.
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