imagiLabs Monthly Coding Challenges

How to participate

1. Download the imagi app (it’s free!), available for both iOS and Android devices.

2. Create a project according to the current challenge topic. You can also create and submit multiple projects if you would like to, they will all be entered into the challenge! ❗️If you submit a remix 🌀 of another coder's project, it will not be eligible for the challenge voting, but you will receive the challenge badge.

3. Add the #imagichallenge tag to your creation (important!) and publish it in the app community.

4. That’s it! After these steps, your project should appear under the 🏆 Challenges category on the app - this is how we will find you!

5. Voting for the challenge winner happens on our Discord server, which you can join here! Challenge winners will be notified both through Discord, as well as the phone number or email address linked to their account. You do not need a Discord account to participate in our challenges, but if you join you will be able to follow the voting process.

🏅 The Prize: challenge winners will be mailed an exclusive imagi merch item (past prizes have included tote bags and bucket hats). We also have a Third Time's the Charm policy, where third-time challenge winners will receive an imagiCharm instead!

Harry Potter

February 23 - March 7, 2022

With great magic comes great responsibility.🪄 Choose your house.🧙‍♀️🧙 Gryffindor - fire, bravery, red. Hufflepuff - earth, empathy, yellow. Ravenclaw - air, intelligence, blue. Slytherin - water, ambition, green. 🐍Take out your magical powers and design what your house stands for. 🪶⚡️Let the magic begin! 🔑

Hot Drinks

February 9 - February 20, 2022

We at imagiLabs love hot drinks - tea, hot chocolate and coffee.☕️ It wakes you up in the morning and keeps you from getting sick. 🫖 There are numerous different hot drinks out there, what is your favorite? 🍵 Let’s see how many hot drinks fans there are out there!

Winter Sports

January 26 - February 6, 2022

What is more fun than being outside in the snow, or enjoying the winter months? ❄️ We want to see what you do during the colder months. ☃️ How do you stay active during the winter? 🎿⛸ Show us your best design, everything from skiing to skating. If you don't have any snow this year, imagine what you would if you did! Let’s start the year aiming for a winning project! 🏆

December: Holiday

December 14, 2021 - January 9, 2022

Oh ‘deer’! 🦌 Brace your ‘elves’ for the last challenge of the year! 🙀 Introducing the IMAGI HOLIDAY CODING CHALLENGE! 🎄✨ Show us your holiday spirit by publishing your themed creations in the imagi app! Whether you want to create a jolly Santa Claus 🎅 or make a digital decoration for your Christmas tree 🎁—let your imagi-nation fly! 

If you’ve already shared a holiday-themed project, make sure to reshare it with the #imagiChallenge tag so it’s considered for this challenge 🙌

November: Video Games

November 18 - December 5, 2021

Do you play any video games? 👾 Our imagiCoders have shared some awesome projects based on games like Minecraft, Roblox, Portal 2, Pac-Man, Pokémon and Super Mario Bros, and this month we’re challenging everybody to share a video game-themed project. Whether you play them on your computer, phone, iPad, or on a console, we want to see your favorite games! 🖥 🎮📱

If you’ve already shared a project based on a video game, make sure to reshare it with the #imagiChallenge tag so it’s considered for this challenge 🙌

October: Disney

October 5 - 17, 2021

October 2021 is not only the month of Halloween, it’s also the 50th anniversary of Disney World✨! In honor of this, we’re challenging you to code your favorite Disney character or movie! Is it a princess👸? Is it an animal🦌🐰? Maybe even a villain🦹? Show us with code!

September: Back to School

September 8 - 19, 2021

It’s that time of year when you finally return to the classrooms after a fun summer break. 🎒 A year of learning awaits! 👩‍🏫 We’re challenging you to come up with a project that shows what you’re excited about when it comes to school. Do you love shopping for school supplies? ✏️ What’s your favorite subject? Show us with code!

August: Olympic Games

August 10 - August 22, 2021

After some exciting few weeks, the 2020 Summer Olympics are over🏅. We’ve seen many incredible people compete in the sports they love and some exciting moments during the competition. In honor of the Summer Olympics, we want you to show us your favorite element about them! Do you have a favorite Olympic sport 🏊‍♀️🚴‍♀️? Was there a moment in the competition where you sat at the edge of your seat? Show us with code!

July: World Youth Skills Day

July 13 - July 25, 2021

On July 15 it’s time for World Youth Skills Day👩‍🎓! It’s a day hosted by the UN to bring attention to youths’ skills in the workplace and teach them new ones through a bunch of workshops 📓 What’s a skill you’re proud of and want to share with the rest of us? Tell us with code!

June: Midsummer

June 22 - July 4, 2021

Apart from being the start of the summer, June is also the month of Midsummer! Midsummer is a Swedish holiday to celebrate the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. ☀️☀️ We’re challenging you to show us what your Midsummer celebration looks like, or what you associate with Midsummer! Do you sleep with 7 flowers under your pillow? 💐 Do you dance around the Maypole? Show us with code!

May: Marvel

May 25 - June 6, 2021

M stands for May or.. Marvel! Your challenge for this month is to code your favorite Marvel character! Is it a superhero? 🦸‍♀️ 🦸‍♂️ ... Is it a villain? 🦹‍♀️ 🦹‍♂️

Show us with code! 

April: Earth Day

April 23 - 25, 2021

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22 in order to honor our planet and show support for environmental protection. 🌱 We’re challenging you to create a project that shows one or several of the ways in which you help protect the Earth! Do you recycle ♻️ , make sustainable food choices 🍲 , or bike 🚴🏽‍♀️ ? Show us with code!

March: Inspiring Women

March 3 - 14, 2021

March is Women's History Month – commemorating and celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the world. 🌍 We are challenging you to code a project that represents a woman that inspires you! Is she a famous scientist, the president of your country, an athlete, or even someone close to you, like your mother? Don’t worry if you can’t make up your mind, you can include all your role models in an animation or submit separate projects for each one. 🌟 

February: Galentine’s Day

February 10 - 21, 2021

In February we are celebrating friendship. 👯 Not only on Galentine’s day, but every day of the month. 📅 We are challenging you to code a gift for one, two, or even all of your friends! 💝 Use the Galentine’s template project or create something completely on your own and then send it to your friend together with one of the Galentine’s Day themed backgrounds. 📱

January: Code Your New Year’s Resolution

 January 20 - 31, 2021

It’s time for the first #imagiChallenge of the year! This January we’re challenging you to create a project that represents one or some of your resolutions for 2021 📝 Planning on using less plastic, reading more books, or maybe drinking more water? No matter what your goals are, we hope that gaining more coding superpowers is one of them, and you can get started with that by participating in this challenge! ✨