Announcing our 1st Birthday Challenge!

How could the micro:bit help us to celebrate our 1st Birthday?

Join the party!! It’s been an amazing year and we’ve loved sharing it with you. We want to say a massive thank you to everyone who has supported us along the way on this incredible journey and what better way to mark the occasion than with a Birthday Challenge!

We have seen some fabulous micro:bit creations over the last year and we can’t wait to see what amazing ideas and devices you can come up with to help us to celebrate our first birthday. Whether you’re inventing the micro:bit birthday candle or maybe a micro:bit controlled disco ball...we want to see your ideas!

We will give prizes for the:

  • Best idea
  • Best working device
  • Best instructions

Who can join the party?

Anyone with a great celebration idea can participate.

How to enter?

Please send your entry with any attachments to challenge@microbit.org with "Challenge" in the subject line.

What to include?

Entries must arrive to us by 25th November 2017. The winners will be announced by 9th December 2017.

  • Describe your idea in a document, scan, video or photo
  • Take photos or a video of your device
  • Include instructions on how you made your creation, including the script plus the hex file

And the winners...

Sponsored by our friends at Kitronik, the winning entries will receive a goody bag full of micro:bit swag, be published on microbit.org and will be showcased at the micro:bit stand at the BETT Show 2018.

Good luck!

PS We’d love a sneak peek...so when you finish also Tweet about your entry with a description and image plus the tag #microbitchallenge and @microbit_edu in the tweet.