ArfBot Arcade Game Development Competition | Makecode Arcade

Hello,

ArfBot Arcade Game Development Competition organized by TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Technology Transfer Office, GARAJ Entrepreneurship Center, Dijital Çağ Atölyesi, SAMM Technology and ArfBot.com solution partnership, is a free and open event for all children aged 8-14 in Turkey.

Arfbot.com is a kid-friendly, smart, free and secure Turkish search engine. Arfbot is powered by Google Programmable Search Engine and employs SafeSearch, with additional filters. The user enters topics in the search toolbar, and Arfbot returns and ranks its findings, and pushes child-safe content higher in its search results.

The competition requires Arfbot themed arcade game to be coded from Microsoft Makecode Arcade. Students participating in the competition should definitely make their games on Microsoft Makecode Arcade. That’s why we are communicating with you. Deadline for application; January 31, 2021. The prizes of the competition are great. We will give away six computers in two different age categories just like 8-10 and 11-14. Please view the details;

• Competition Age Range: 8-14 years
• Competition Application Dates: 21 December 2020 - 31 January 2021
• Competition Website: https://yarisma.arfbot.com/
• Competition Application Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-k4ORLSham8
• Competition Images: Available in attached files.
• Competition Prizes: 4 laptops and 2 Raspberry Pi 400
• Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arfbotcom/

It is important to us that your support for the contest that will carry children, whose game addiction has increased in direct proportion to the relationship they establish with the screen during the pandemic period, from consumerism to game production is important. We request you to inform your audience about the competition through your social media channels and website, and thank you in advance for your interest and sensitivity.

We look forward to hearing from you.
Best regards.

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Hi there! Thanks for letting us know about this competition - looks like a lot of fun! We’re happy to help you promote it via our social media channels. Also, we would love help translating MakeCode Arcade into Turkish - read about how you can do that here: Help translate (makecode.com)

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For sure. So we will start translations as soon as possible. Also we are looking forward to your support to promote our competition via your social media channels. Because the deadline for applications is January 31, 2021. Best regards.