Category: Prejudge Project
Type: Individual, Team
Grade Level: 9-12
Competitor Limit: 1 team of 1-3 members
Develop and create an E-business site for a local bed and breakfast, hotel, or another lodging venue in your community. The business can be real or fictional. The website should include a company identity including a name, logo, and brand. The website should have elements of a typical lodging facility including contact information, the ability to make reservations, view different room types, view amenities, and local attractions. Ensure that your E-business site includes:
- An e-commerce tool showing prices for different lodging types
- A scheduling tool allowing customers to book lodging
- An API to an online map service showing different local attractions
- Participation in this event will allow members to demonstrate proficiency in conceptualizing, designing, and creating efficient and marketable E-business sites. A website should be developed based on the topic provided.
- Competitors, not advisers, must prepare the websites.
- E-business sites should be designed for viewing on as many different platforms as possible.
- Must be a live link published online.
- Include full address – http://www.domain.com
- If using a shopping cart, it doesn’t need to be activated.
- Any photographs, text, trademarks, or names used on the site must be supported by proper documentation and approvals indicated on the site.
- Competitors are expected to follow all applicable copyright laws and may be disqualified if items are used inappropriately and not documented.
- You must obtain permission in accordance with the competitive event guidelines and proper copyright law.
- The use of templates must be identified at the bottom of the page.
- The website must be available for viewing on the Internet at the time of judging.
- No changes can be made to the website after the registration deadline.
- Websites not adhering to these regulations may be disqualified.
- Submit URL to BluePanda by the deadline.
Each chapter may submit one (1) entry created by an individual or by a team of two (2) or three (3) members in Grades 9 through 12. Each competitor must pay the SLC registration fee and attend the State Leadership Conference.
Using the rating sheet, a panel of judges will select the winners. All decisions of the judges are final.
Who Goes to Nationals?
The first-, second-, and third-place winners of this event will be entered into the E-business event at the National Leadership Conference. If a team is entered, no team member may have placed in the top 10 for this event at a prior National Leadership Conference or have competed more than two (2) years at the national level in this event.