Civics Challenge

The 4th annual Civics Challenge, an online civics contest for middle school students, is now live! Have fun, learn about an important civics topic, make a valuable resource for others to see, and you could earn a fantastic prize!


First Place Per Grade Level: Apple MacBook Pro 13″

Second Place Per Grade Level: Apple iPad Pro 11″

Third Place Per Grade Level: Apple iPad 128GB

Who Can Enter

Students currently in 6th, 7th and 8th Grade.

Students — Join our interest list now and be the first to know registration has opened!

Teachers — Register for the civics contest to be eligible for the teacher prize!

Ways to Participate

  • Video
  • Original Song (written lyrics or audio/video)
  • Poetry (written or via audio or video)
  • Written Essay (no more than 1,000 words)
  • Mixed Media Artwork (Poster, Painting or Sculpture)


  • Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
  • Checks & Balances
  • Legislative Branch
  • Executive Branch
  • Judicial Branch
  • Citizenship: Rights & Responsibilities

Check out the rules for more information