Website Design

Category: Prejudge Project

Type: Individual, Team

Grade Level: 9-12

Deadline/Testing: 15-Feb

Competitor Limit: 1 team of 1-3 members


(New 2022-23)

Develop a website for a local business. This business can be real or fictional but must serve the members of your community.  The website should include the following elements:

  • Header with logo
  • Favicon
  • Call to action button
  • Form to subscribe to receive announcements
  • Navigation menu
  • Footer to include credits to website creators and copyright information

The website does NOT need to be published; however, if you publish the website, you must obtain permissions in accordance with the competitive event guidelines and proper copyright law.

Event Guidelines

  • Participation in this event will allow competitors to demonstrate proficiency in conceptualizing, designing, and creating websites. Members will work individually or as a team in creating a website that addresses the topic provided.
  • Competitors, not advisers, must prepare the websites.
  • Websites should be designed to allow for viewing on as many different platforms as possible.
  • Must be a live link published online.
  • Include full address –
  • Any photographs, text, trademarks, or names that are used on the site must be supported by proper documentation and approvals indicated on the site.
  • The use of templates must be identified at the bottom of the page. Must edit the template from the original design.
  • Competitors are expected to follow all applicable copyright laws. Refer to the national Format Guide for copyright information.
  • 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 conference registration deadline.
  • Websites not adhering to these regulations may be disqualified.
  • Submit URL to Blue Panda by deadline.


Each chapter may submit one (1) entry. Entries must be created by an individual or a team of two (2) or three (3) members in Grades 9 through 12. All team members must be registered for the State Leadership Conference to participate in the event.


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 represent Nebraska in the Website Design event at the National Leadership Conference, provided they have not placed top 10 for this event at a previous NLC.