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Illinois ArcGIS Online
4-12 Map Competition

Illinois was founded in 1818 and will soon be commemorating its Bicentennial. As our State’s 200 birthday approaches we invite Illinois students to participate in the celebration through the “Illinois Bicentennial” story map competition.

Learn more About the Competition

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Who is eligible

Entrants must be pre-collegiate students registered in grades 4-12, from Illinois public schools or non-public schools including home schools, under age 19, who have not yet received a high school diploma or equivalent.

Competition Guidelines

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ArcGIS Online Required

Create an original "presentation", "web app" or "story map" using ArcGIS Online to tell an interesting story to celebrate Illinois' Bicentennial . ArcGIS Online is available to any K-12 school in the United States free of charge through ConnectEd Esri.

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Registration required for teachers/ sponsors by
April 24, 2017 (5:00 pm, Central Time)

Schools submit maps to state organizers by
May 15, 2017 (5:00 pm Central Time)
(Registered teachers will receive link to map submission forms)

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Important Dates

There are no upcoming events.

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