Chicago Maker Challenge

Key Dates

  • December 20, 2015: Registration opens
  • February 25, 2016: Chicago Maker Challenge Launch Party at Motorola Mobility
  • March 1, 2016: Registration Ends
  • March 7, 2016: Last day for kit pickup
  • May 6, 2016: All project videos must be sent to:
    • Last day to send in completed Parental Consent Form to
  • May 13, 2016: Semi-finalists, finalists & additional winners are notified
    • All participants are welcome to attend the Showcase unless otherwise notified. However, only finalists, semi-finalists and additional winners are able to exhibit at the Showcase.
  • May 26, 2016: Chicago Maker Challenge Showcase at Motorola Mobility from 3:30 – 7:00 p.m.
    • 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1800

Code Echo Challenge for Students

Here is a chance for students to use their coding skills to win big!

Summer family movie EARTH TO ECHO is hosting "Code: Echo": a Challenge for students K-12 to create a game inspired by the film. Students can download assets and get creative.

In each category there will be:
1 grand prize winner ($5,000.00 + hometown screening)
1 runner-up prize winner ($2,500.00)

Students of all ages, a team with up to 4 friends, or an entire classroom.

Entries are due May 2nd. Start coding at

Asli Taylor
Relativity Media
email: codeecho