Pfluger Announces Congressional App Challenge


Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) announced the launch of the 2022 Congressional App Challenge:

Rep. August Pfluger: “I am excited to invite middle and high school students in the 11th District to enter the nationwide Congressional App Challenge. Students will have access to industry resources to help them create an app of their choosing. In an increasingly digital age, it is crucial for students to develop their skills in computer science and STEM while propelling America forward as an economic and innovative powerhouse.”

The Congressional App Challenge is open to all middle and high school (grades 6-12) students in the 11th Congressional District of Texas. Students can work alone or with a team of up to four to create and code their own app. Students entering the competition must submit their app to during the Competition Submission Period through November 1st, 2022.

The winner from the 11th Congressional District, chosen by a panel of expert judges, will be featured on the House of Representatives website,, as well as on The winning app will also be displayed in the U.S. Capitol among other winners from across the country. Additional sponsor prizes are to be announced.

Students interested in applying can easily sign up at the App Challenge website and find more information about the challenge here.