Deadline for submitting maps: April 28
- Middle Grades (4th-8th)
- High School (9th-12th)
Who is eligible: All Mississippi public, private, or homeschooled students are eligible to enter the contest. Maps can be submitted individually or as a team of two students.
ArcGIS Online is available to any K-12 school in the United States free of charge from Esri:
To sign up for a free ArcGIS Online school organization account click here. Your final map must be created using the school organization account. You may not use a public account.
Prizes: MGA judges will select five maps from each division as the state winners. Each winning entry will receive $100 monetary award. Winning entries will be entered in the ArcGIS Online U.S. School Competition 2017 where they will compete for a travel grant provided by Esri to attend the Esri Education GIS Conference (“EdUC”) in July of 2017.
For more information or to register your school, click here.