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Think green for the 2023 TI Codes Contest

Teams must imagine and design a solution that supports a happy planet.
The goal is to use coding and TI technology to build a model of your idea.


Teams are competing to win

Teams may include up to five students (ages 13–19) with one adult sponsor. A sponsor can be a teacher, parent or other adult. View full 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 a TI 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 a TI 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 (1) TI-84 Plus CE Python or TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator.
  • One (1) TI-Innovator™ Hub and one (1) BBC micro:bit.
  • One (1) set of TI-Innovator™ accessories including breadboard, ranger, I/O module and external battery.
  • One (1) $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 will win the grand prize!

We’re here to help

For questions about contest rules, eligibility or additional information, please email us at

Get inspired

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