Middle School – Exploring Computer Science

Category: Objective Test

Type: Individual

Grade Level: 5-8

Event Guidelines

Participants must furnish their own Laptop. No calculators, phones, or other memory storage devices are allowed.


  • Computational Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Algorithms and Programs
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Basic Coding
  • Manipulating and Analyzing Data Using Digital Tools
  • Robotics


Only registered Middle School members may compete in Middle School events.


The test will be electronically graded. Ties will be broken based on the order the tests were submitted. All judges’ decisions are final.

Who Goes to Nationals?

The top two winners of this event will represent Nebraska in the Middle School - Exploring Computer Science event at the National Leadership Conference (NLC), provided they have not placed in the top 10 for this event at a previous National Leadership Conference.