Website Design

Category: Prejudge Project

Type: Individual, Team

Grade Level: 9-12

Deadline/Testing: 16-Feb

Competitor Limit: 1 team of 1-3 members


(New 2021-22) Create a website for a new business in your local community, region, or state. The website must include the business name, photos, and description of the entity. The website must include a minimum of four web pages, including a contact us page and embedded features. The website should feature social media and marketing material to promote the new business.

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.


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. If a team is entered, no more than one (1) member may have competed in this event at a previous National Leadership Conference or have competed more than two (2) years at the national level in this event.