WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. John Rose (TN-6) today announced the launch of the 2021 Congressional App Challenge (CAC) for Tennessee’s Sixth Congressional District. Established in 2015 by the U.S. House of Representatives, students compete by creating software applications for mobile, desktop or other devices using coded language.
“I am excited to announce this innovative competition and encourage all students to apply,” said Rose. “I look forward to seeing the creativity and groundbreaking apps from Middle Tennessee’s most talented students.”
The CAC is open to all middle and high school students in Tennessee’s Sixth Congressional District and students have the option of competing in teams or as individuals. Winning software applications will be displayed at the U.S. Capitol and on the House of Representatives’ website and winning students will be invited to a reception in Washington, D.C.
Online application submissions are due Nov. 1, 2021. For complete details about the rules and requirements, please click here.
U.S. Rep. John Rose is currently serving his second term representing Tennessee’s Sixth Congressional District and resides in Cookeville with his wife, Chelsea, and their two sons, Guy and Sam. The Sixth District includes Cannon, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, DeKalb, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, White and Wilson counties as well as portions of Cheatham and Van Buren counties. Rose is an eighth-generation farmer, small business owner and attorney, and currently serves on the Financial Services Committee.