January App Challenge

Advanced: January Calendar App

Build your own customized Calendar App for a new year!
Sample App
Sample Code


  • Most technical app (highest - technicality award): $50
  • Most effective app (theme award): $25
  • Most creative app (creativity award): $25

Beginner: New-Year Flashcards

Create a flashcard app to introduce fun facts about how different cultures celebrate new year differently
Sample Flashcards
Sample Code


  • Best flashcard app: $50

Ideas & Resources for Calendar App

  • 1. How to change background image
  • 2. How to change colors of various aspects
  • 3. Add a time feature for calendar so it displays the curent time.

Ideas & Resources for Beginners

  • 1. Customize flashcard by adding background and pictures
  • 2. Create your own personlized theme
  • 3. Helpful resources: https://www.w3schools.com/

Rules and Information

Please download MAC Rules pdf version for detailed expainations

  • 1. Everyone interested in coding is eligible to participate for free.
  • 2. You must submit your app to the submission box by January 31st @ 11:59 PT.
  • 3. You may either edit the existing sample code or make an app from scratch.
  • 4. You must use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to build your app.
  • 5. By submitting your app url, you give MAC the consent to share it on our website and other social media. Author name will be noted unless requested otherwise.

Judging Criteria

  • 1. Technicality: the app should demonstrate a thorough understanding on the coding language, interaction, and algorithms used in the app.
  • 2. Originality: the app should include ideas and features that are unique and original.
  • 3. Theme: the app should fit the month's theme.