21 AUS School Computing Competition (ASCC-2021)

AUS School Computing Competition (ASCC-2021)

The College of Engineering at the American University of Sharjah invites school students from grades 10 to 12 to participate in the 2021 Computing Competition (ASCC-2021). The aim of the competition is to promote computer science & engineering and pave the way for school students to excel in advanced sciences and technology.

  • highlightCompetition Details

    The event includes different levels of competitions ranging from presentations/demos all the way to computer programming and mobile computing.

    Namely, the following competitions tracks are proposed:

    Mobile and Tablet users: you can navigate between competition categories by swiping to left and right.

    TrackTechnology
    Track 1:

    Computer programming.

    [Maximum of 10 participating teams]

    The participating teams will be asked to solve programming problems on the day of the competition. The students will solve programming problems online using their own computers and their own software.

    The use of any of the following programming languages is allowed: Java, C++, Visual basic or Python.

    Note: The participating teams will be asked to solve programming problems during the day of the competition at AUS.
    Three programming questions are assigned on the following topics:
       a. Variables, operations and if-statements
       b. Loops (in addition to the above)
       c. Arrays/lists (in addition to the above)

    Track 2:

    Python programming for Artificial Intelligence (AI).

    [Maximum of 10 participating teams]

    The participating teams will be asked to solve a programming problem related to Python and Artificial Intelligence (machine learning in particular) during the day of the competition at AUS online in real-time.

    The programming language for this track is Python.

    The students will be given a workable sample program written in Python which uses machine learning and will be asked to expand it, modify it, or develop a similar program for a different task.
    The sample program will be fully explained to the students during the competition.

    Only Python programming skills are required to participate in this track.

    Track 3:

    Mobile App development.

    [Maximum of 15 participating teams]

    The teams will develop a mobile app prior to the competition day and demo it to the judges at AUS. The source code must be available as well.

    Students can use Android Studio, iOS , HTML5, Andromo, Scratch or other app development technologies.

    Track 4:

    IoT and/or Web Applications
    in Smart Cities

    [Maximum of 15 participating teams]

    The teams will develop the IoT and/or web application prior to the competition day and demo it to the judges at AUS. The source code must be available as well.

    The participating teams are asked to develop an application related to:
       a. Smart cities such as smart energy, smart homes, smart transportations and smart health.
       b. Or, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its applications
       c. Or, Internet of Things (IoT) and its applications
       c. Or, Applications of Edge, Fog, and Cloud Computing
       d. Or, similar and related applications to ones listed above.


    Students are free to use the technology they prefer to work with.

  • sortNumber of Teams per track

      • Tracks 1 and 2 are limited to 10 teams each. The first 10 teams to register in the competition will participate.
      • Tracks 3 and 4 are limited to 15 teams each. The selection will be based on the submitted project descriptions on the registration website.

  • menuGuidelines

    Schools are asked to submit their project names, team names and advisor names as part of the registration process.

    For each competition track, if a school has segregated boys and girls campuses, then each campus can form its own team. If a school has one campus (co-education), then the school can form one team for each track.

    Each team will consist of 2-3 students.

    Evaluation will be conducted by AUS faculty, lab instructors and graduate teaching assistants.

    Criteria for the evaluation will be announced on the competition’s website.

    Three winning teams will be announced per track.

    Winners will receive certifications and valuable awards.

  • homeVenue

    Online, participating teams will be sent the competition links in due time.

  • date_rangeDate and Time

    24 April, 2021 (Saturday)
    Time: 10:00 am-04:00 pm
    Registration deadline: 14/Feb/2021.

    Schedule of the competition's day:
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    10:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Welcomed students, teachers and guests.
    10:30 AM – 01:30 PM: The students are asked to login to their competition tracks and the competition will take place. The links will be shared in due time.
    01:30 PM – 03:00 PM: Lunch break
    03:00 PM – 04:00 PM: Award ceremony including short talks by AUS administrators.

  • subtitlesRegistration

    You can use the following link to register: Registration Form

    TrackStatusCapacityRegistered TeamsSelection Criteria
    Track 1: Computer programming Full, Open for the waiting list 10 21 First 10 registered teams will be selected
    Track 2: Python programming for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Full, Open for the waiting list 10 10 First 10 registered teams will be selected
    Track 3: Mobile App development Open 15 9 Best 15 teams will be selected
    Track 4: IoT and/or Web Applications in Smart Cities Open 15 2 Best 15 teams will be selected
  • developer_boardCompetition News Clips
  • eventPrevious 2019 Competition (23rd of April 2019)

      • No. of Participating Schools : 30
      • No. of Participating Teams : 77
      • No. of Participating Students : 200


      Competition Participating Schools:


    Abu Dhabi Grammar School (Canada)


    Abu Dhabi Indian School


    Al Durrah International School


    Al Khaleej National School


    Al Mawakeb School - Al Barsha


    Al Mawakeb School - Al Garhoud


    Al Shola School -Boys


    Al Shola School -Girls


    Al Zohour Private School


    Al Maarifa International School


    Deira International School


    Dubai International School - Al Qouz Branch


    Dubai International School - Al Garhoud Branch


    Dunecrest American School


    Greens Wood International School


    Liwa International School


    Manarat Al Sharjah School


    New Academy School


    Our Own English High Schhol


    RAKAAG (Ras Al Khaimah American Academy for Girls)


    Ras Al Khaimah Academy


    Sama American Private School


    Sharjah American International School


    Shining Star International School


    Sunmarke School

    Al Nahda National School

       Winners:

    Presentations – Grade 7-9:


    First Place: Dubai International School - Al-Qouz


    Second place: RAKAAG(Ras Al Khaimah American Academy for Girls)


    Third place: Greenwood International School


    Forth place: Dubai International School - Al Garhoud

    Mobile Apps – Grade 10-12:


    First place: Al Zhour Private School


    Second place: Deira International School


    Third place: Manarat Al Sharjah School


    Forth place: Our Own English High School

    Web Development – Grade 10-12:


    First place: Al Shola Private School


    Second place: RAKAAG(Ras Al Khaimah American Academy for Girls)


    Third place: Dubai International School - Al Garhoud


    Forth place: Liwa International school

    Programming – Grade 10-12:


    First place: Sunmarke School


    Second place: Abu Dhabi Indian School


    Third place: Al Mawakeb School - Al Barsha


    Forth place: Deira International School

       AeSCC 2019 was in collaboration with:


    emaratech

       AeSCC was sponsored by:


    Dell

  • eventPrevious 2018 Competition (15th of April 2018)

      • No. of Participating Schools : 15
      • No. of Participating Teams : 55
      • No. of Participating Students : 141


      Competition Participating Schools:


    Victoria English School


    Al Durrah International School


    Al Shola School


    Al Maarifa International School


    Al Nahda National School


    Al Mawakeb School - Al Barsha


    Al Mawakeb School - Al Garhoud


    Dubai International School - Al Qouz Branch


    Sharjah American International School - Dubai


    Sharjah American International School - Sharjah


    Liwa International School


    Dawha School - Al Azra

    Manarat Al Sharjah School

    International Community School

    Ras Al Khaimah American Academy for Girls

       Winners:

    Posters – Grade 4-6:


    First place: Sharjah American International School


    Second place: Liwa International School-Girls


    Third place: Al Mawakeb School - Al-Barsha

    Presentations – Grade 7-9:


    First place: Al Mawakeb School - Al-Barsha


    Second place: Dubai International School – Al Quoz


    Third place: Al Mawakeb School - Al Garhoud

    Mobile Apps – Grade 10-12:


    First place: Al Shola Private School


    Second place: Liwa International School - Girls


    Third place: Liwa International School- Boys

    Web Development – Grade 10-12:


    First place: Al Shola Private School


    Second place: Liwa International School - Boys


    Third place: International Community School

    Programming – Grade 10-12:


    First place: Dubai International School — Al Quoz


    Second place: Dawha School


    Third place: Manarat Al Sharjah School







       Competition Judges & Orginazors:

  • assignmentSamples Questions & Tutorials

    You can download the samples for the Programming Track from this link
    You can download the samples and tutorials for the Artificial Intelligence Track from this link

  • contact_phoneContact Us

    Prof. Abdul-Rahman Al-Ali
    Email: aali@aus.edu
    Mobile: +971506315499
    For general information and information about Track 4

    Prof. Tamer Shanableh
    Email: tshanableh@aus.edu
    Mobile: +971529066577
    For General information and information about Tracks 1 and 3

    Prof. Dr. Salam Dhou
    Email: sdhou@aus.edu
    For information about Track 2.

    Ms. Hala Al-Jundi
    Office of Enrollment Management
    Executive Assistant
    Email: hala@aus.edu
    Tel: +97165151001
    For general information

    Ms. Diane Gregorio
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    Administrative Assistant
    Email: dgregorio@aus.edu
    Tel: +97165152969
    For general information