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Splash Awards 2015

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 DETAILS

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CHALLENGE OBJECTIVES
  • To spur interest in Infocomm amongst students
  • Provide students with an opportunity to gain exposure and knowledge on application development using government data
  • Gain experience in solving real life challenges and to prepare them for the industry
  • Encourage innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship through application development and possibilities

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SUB-THEMES

 

Entries are to submit their projects based on any one of the sub-themes below:

Sub-Theme 1

Pride in Every Job

Towards a Singapore that recognizes the value of every job and the significance of every worker.
Sub-Theme 2

Success: Unlimited

Towards a Singapore where the measurement of success and excellence goes beyond grades.
Sub-Theme 3

Right Choice, Bright Future

Towards a Singapore where youths are well-equipped to make informed education and career choices for their future.
Sub-Theme 4

School & Family: One Team

Towards a Singapore where there is a stronger partnership between schools and families.
Sub-Theme 5

Open Sub-Theme

Under this open category, students can submit ANY project that is related to the main theme. Proposals for projects under this category first must be submitted to, and approved by, MOE. Please download the Approval Form HERE.

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IMPORTANT DATES*
  • Registration CLOSED – 20 July
  • Stage A Judging – 23 July
  • Release of Stage A results – 23 July
  • Presentation Skills Workshop cum Stage B Briefing** – 31 July
  • Stage B Submission Deadline – 14 August
  • Stage B Judging – 18 August
  • Finals & Award Ceremony – 24 August
    • *Organisers reserve the right to make changes to the dates without prior notice
      **To be confirmed
  • Downloadable:
    For more information, please download our Briefing Session Slides.
    Deck A
    Deck B

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CHALLENGE STRUCTURE

 

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    STAGE A: DELIVERABLES
    • A structured abstract of the proposed idea of your solution or application (.doc/.docx/.pdf) of not more than 250 words. Write concisely and clearly. Your abstract should contain the following information:
      • 1. Application Name: Provide a name for your proposed solution
      • 2. Sub-theme selected: Choose a sub-theme from the list provided
      • 3. Opportunity identified: What is the problem you trying to solve? Or what is the area of interest, gap or opportunity you are looking at? What are the reasons to tackle this problem, gap or opportunity?
      • 4. Proposed idea and platform: What is the proposed solution to the identified opportunity? What platform will your solution be on (mobile, desktop, wearable technology, etc.)? What are the objectives or goals of the solution? What are some proposed features or functionalities of your application or solution?
      • 5. Target audience: Who is the target audience of your solution or application? Be specific.
      • 6. Originality and value: What is new and innovative about your solution? What is the value generated for the target audience identified?
      • 7. Datasets used (if any): What are the sources of data that you use in your solution? Examples could be map data, statistics or transportation data, locations of facilities, etc. Refer to Data.gov.sg for more examples of datasets.
    • You may include no more than FIVE accompanying images to illustrate the features or functionalities of your solution or application. Images could be in forms of screenshots of the user interface, wireframes, infographics, use cases, etc. Be creative and your images should valuate your abstract to visualise your proposed idea of your solution or application.
    • All files (which include the abstract and images) should not be more than 5MB in size.
    • A panel of judges will then select the top ideas in Stage A that will move on to Stage B. Stage A results will be released on the Splash Awards website and Splash Awards Facebook Page.
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    STAGE B: DELIVERABLES
    • Design and develop a working prototype of your application/solution based on your ideas submitted in Stage A. Teams are required to present your ideas and demonstrate the full functionalities and features of their application/ solution to the judging panel.
    • A print-ready A2-sized (29.7cm by 42cm) poster (.pdf file format) in portrait layout with the following information:
      • 1. Summary of the application/ solution
      • 2. Key objectives
      • 3. Technologies / platforms used (eg. Apple iOS SDK, PHP, MySQL, Netbeans IDE etc.)
      • 4. Datasets used, if any.
  • STAGE C: DELIVERABLES
    • A pitch of not longer than 5 minutes to the judging panel and a live audience that will be followed by a 5 minutes Q&A session.
    • Finalists teams will need to prepare a booth setup for the Talent Showcase at the Awards Ceremony.

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NOTE:
  • Ideas submitted must be original/unique and NOT an application/solution that is already available in any app stores or markets. Entries that replicate applications that are already available will be at a serious disadvantage during the judging process.
  • Be creative when designing your poster. Shortlisted poster will be showcased at the Finals and Prize Ceremony. As the target audience will include guests from the public, private companies, government agencies and schools, your poster should be clear in illustrating your solution or application. You may use screenshots of your applications, infographics or use cases to share stories about your solution or application.

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CATEGORIES OF PARTICIPATION

 

Students matriculated in all part-time and full-time courses in a Local or International Institute of Higher Learning (IHL), Junior Colleges, Institute of Technical Education (ITE), Secondary Schools or equivalent educational institutions recognized by the organizers are eligible to compete in this challenge.

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  • Pre-Tertiary
    (For students from secondary schools, centralized institutions and junior colleges)
  • Tertiary
    (For students from Institutes of Technical Education (ITEs), polytechnics and universities)

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ELIGIBILITY
  • Each team is comprised of maximum 3 students from the same school, college or institution.
  • Teams must appoint a Mentor (Full or Part-Time Teacher / Lecturer) from their school, college or institution who:
    — is able to provide guidance or assistance and
    — is the Point of Contact throughout the challenge

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