Technology Competition

Bibb County Technology Competition -  Saturday January 25, 2020

For more information contact Mr. Barrett or Mrs. Freeman 

General Information 

The Bibb County School District Technology Competition will be held on Saturday January 25, 2020 at Westside High School, 2851 Heath Road. This event will provide a platform for our students to demonstrate their exceptional technology talents and give the District level first-place winners the opportunity to compete at the state level in the Georgia Student Technology Competition to be held in March 14, 2020.  Schools may register up to three (3) projects in each grade level category to compete at the District level. Entries may be individual or team; however, a team may consist of no more than two (2) students. Teams and individuals compete together. Each student may only enter one (1) project

Categories for competition are:

  • 3D Modeling                                             
  • Animation
  • Audio Production
  • Digital Photo Production
  • Game Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Mobile Apps
  • Multimedia Applications – grades 3-5 only
  • Productivity Design
  • Project Programming
  • Robotics
  • Video Production


Possible Apps

Below is a list of apps that could be used for technology competition projects (and more). The apps should be installed (or available to install) on district laptops.

The BCSD Technology Competition website and the state student technology competition site have additional app and software suggestions.

The following apps are located in the alphabetical list of apps.

Animation: Blender version 2.78 - Animation and video editing software. These are the tutorials on YouTube

Photo editing: Gimp 2 - Image editing  software – Gimp tutorials

Game Design: Minecraft Education

Video editing: the Movie Maker app

Video editing: Movies and TV

Audio and Video (from laptop) recording:  Waves MaxxAudio Pro

Audio recording: Audacity

Audio recording: Voice Recording

Drawing: Fresh Paint - A Microsoft painting and drawing app


The following are in Classlink

  • Photo editing: PIXLR Editor
  • Animation: Powtoon
  • Photo Editing: Be Funky
  • Game Design: Tynker
  • Multimedia: PowerPoint and SWAY
  • Productivity: Word, Excel, Publisher
  • 3D Modeling – SketchUp – Updated license coming soon



Check out the Wakelet that the Howard Middle School Media Specialist, Mrs. Chancellor, has created to help her students with the Technology Competition.

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