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Participate in our fourth annual competition

Have students finish off the school year with an exciting contest! This year’s challenge:

Design a solution that automates or optimizes a process or product related to health, wellness or medicine. Then use coding and Texas Instruments (TI) technology to build a model of the solution.

Win TI technology and more

Grand prize

Each member of the winning team will receive a TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI LaunchPad™ Board, their choice of a TI graphing calculator, a TI-Innovator™ Rover and TI T-shirt. Plus, the adult sponsor will receive a $250 gift card.

Random prize drawing

Every team that submits a proposal in the first round of the contest is eligible to win each member’s choice of TI graphing calculator and TI T-shirt.

It’s easy to get started

Judging at each round will be based on the definition of the problem, the purpose of the solution, creativity, clarity of description and realistic accomplishment. View full contest rules »

Opening round: Pitch your idea. Closed. All advancing teams have been contacted via email.

Qualifying round: Plan and design the solution

Teams chosen from the opening round have been contacted via email with details for submitting their full project plans and designs.

The contest is closed to new entries, but students can follow along by completing the project packet.

Semifinals: Build your project

Up to 15 teams will take the next step: Bringing their ideas to life.

Each semifinal team will receive:

  • Choice of TI graphing calculator
  • TI-Innovator™ Hub
  • TI-Innovator™ accessories
  • $50 gift card for project materials
  • One-hour consultation with a TI expert

Each team must create and submit a video highlighting their completed project.

Finals: Vote for the winner

The judges will review the videos and select up to 10 finalists. Then the world will vote to determine the 2021 TI Codes Contest winner.

Be inspired!

TI Codes Contest: A look back

Check out TI Codes Contest top project videos from previous years.

For contest-related inquires, please email