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Enter the 2024 TI Codes Contest today

Put your creative skills and innovative thinking to the test

The challenge: Devise a solution that automates or optimizes a process or product, based on the theme “safety and security.”

The teams of student contestants must use TI technology combined with their coding, design and building skills to create a model of the solution.

Assemble your team and compete to win

Teams may include up to five students (ages 13–19), plus one adult sponsor like a teacher, parent or guardian. Come up with an innovative idea for aiding safety and security — you may have the chance to compete for exciting prizes! View contest rules »

Grand prize winners
Each member of the winning team will receive a new TI-Innovator™ Hub, TI-Innovator™ Rover, their choice of a TI graphing calculator and T-shirt. The winning team’s adult sponsor will also receive a $250 gift card.

Second and third place
Each member of the second and third place teams will receive their choice of a new TI graphing calculator and T-shirt.


Round 1: Design the solution

The submission period has ended. All teams will be notified of their status directly via the sponsor’s email. If you have any questions, please email


Round 2: Build the solution

Up to 10 eligible teams will advance to Round 2. These teams will each receive a TI technology package with supplies to build their project.

The TI technology package will include:

  • The choice of one TI-84 Plus CE Python or TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator (selected by the team).
  • One TI-Innovator™ Hub and one BBC micro:bit.
  • One set of TI-Innovator™ accessories including breadboard, ranger, input/output module and external battery.
  • One $50 gift card to purchase additional supplies.


Round 3: Voting

Judges will select up to five team videos to be voted on by the public.

The team video with the most votes wins the grand prize!

Get insights from past winners

Sponsors from past winning teams share their experiences and tips for this year's challenge.

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Questions? We’re here to help.

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Find inspiration to create and innovate

Are you looking for inspiration to help get your team started? Check out the top submissions from previous TI Codes Contests.