Web Page Design
Coordinator: JC Morgan
- Strengthen existing Computer Science, Technology, Marketing, and Art programs at TCUs and stimulate new interest in these fields.
- Encourage the development of webpage skills.
- Showcase talent and skills in visual design, creativity, etc.
- The subject matter is open, but offensive content or language is not permitted.
- Teams shall have at least three (3) members, but no more than five (5) members.
- All student participants will be asked questions by the judges. Each team member will be responsible for presenting the work they contributed to their team’s web page.
- Individual entries are permitted.
- Web pages shall be concise; the presentation of the web page and all judges’ questions will not be permitted to exceed ten (10) minutes.
- The web page may contain blogs, v-logs, audio, video, flash, Java, etc.
- All web pages shall be supported by Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, and Mozilla Firefox and by Mac/PCs.
- All web pages, and any linked files, shall be submitted on a CD/DVD or Flash Drive.
- All web pages will be viewed on a seventeen to nineteen inch (17-19”) monitor screen at a resolution of twelve-eighty by nine-sixty (1280x960).
- Web Page Design participants shall bring any used plug-ins.
- All Web Page Design participants need to arrive at the conference well in advance to confirm that all software and plug-ins necessary for their web page is installed.
- Web Page Design entries will base their webpage on a specific theme (such as a fictional business or tribal entity).
- Certain elements will be required in each web page entry, including but not limited to: online registration, webpage introduction or homepage, mission statement, branding, product offering, etc.
- Three (3) independent judges will evaluate the web pages.
Competition Guidelines and Procedures
- The Web page Design coordinator is chosen by the host committee. The Webpage Design coordinator will reserve an appropriately-sized Web page Design location depending on whether the web page design participants will be permitted to present their entries. If an audience larger than the three (3) judges will be permitted to attend, then a large conference room will be required; if no audience will be permitted then the coordinator can reserve a classroom-sized room.
- The Web page Design coordinator will provide periodic updates to the host committee concerning registration numbers.
- The Web page Design coordinator may use the proven rules from above and make adjustments as the need arises to adapt to the specific host location, participant-entry size, budget limitations, etc.
- The Web page Design coordinator needs to recruit ~ three (3) people (faculty, staff, or students) to assist with judging.
- Suggested Checklist of Materials to bring to the conference: master spreadsheet of the registered students, judging scorecards, projector screen, laptop, and projector.
- Have a firm registration deadline. Postmarked, faxed, emailed, etc. at least seven (7) days before the start of the conference. No exceptions.
- Enter registered students into a master spreadsheet by college/team to ease the checking in process at the conference.
- The coordinator arrives at the conference at least one (1) day before the competition to setup the room reserved for the Web page Design with at least one (1) judges’ table and to confirm the screen and projector work properly.
- The coordinator may also be a judge for the competition but the theme should be developed, selected, and/or approved by a committee of the region’s coordinators in the fall before the conference.
- The order of the presentations is setup randomly.
- Once the conference begins, the students are responsible for their own scheduling of other conference competitions.
- The Web page Design coordinator is responsible for reporting the winning team to the awards’ banquet coordinator.