My California GIS Mapping Showcase and Competition

The California Geographic Alliance is pleased to announce the 4th annual “My California GIS Mapping Showcase and Competition”. This exciting statewide opportunity encourages middle (4th-8th grade) and high school (9th-12th grade) students to harness the power of Geographic Information Systems and get connected with their state by producing an online map that focuses on stories, issues, or ideas that are important to them.

Schools may register for the competition at: https://arcg.is/DfDjC.  Note: Please access registration form using Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge/Explorer web browsers.    

  • For schools who would like to participate in the mentoring program, registrations are due before midnight on Friday, January 31, 2020. If available, GIS professionals will provide feedback on students’ projects.
  • The regular registration deadline is midnight on Friday, March 13, 2020.

A graphic summarizing the timeline and entry criteria for the My California GIS Mapping Showcase and Competition for 2020.

For the detailed contest rules and judging criteria, go here.

GIS Professionals and Professors, sign up to become a mentor and/or judge by emailing camapcomp@gmail.comMentoring will occur during March, and judging will occur April 24-May 11

Contact Dr. Waverly Ray at CAmapcomp@gmail.com with questions about the contest.

See previous years’ winners and honorable mentions here.