Volunteering Opportunities: TSA Contest

Hello Fellow Volunteers!!

The TSA Regional Contest is currently underway and they need college students to judge several events. We are looking for volunteers to judge the Graphic Solutions portion on Wednesday evening from 6pm to 9pm. In addition they need judges for the NQE Projects on Thursday during the day from 10:30am to 1:00pm. The contest is being held at Burges High School and food will be provided both days. Attached is a schedule for the contest and below are the directions to Burgess High School from the UTEP campus. If you would like to volunteer please respond to this email with your name and phone number. Thank you in advance for all of your time and effort!

500 W University Ave
El Paso, TX 79902
1. Head southwest on W University Ave toward Wiggins Way
0.2 mi
2. Turn left at Sun Bowl Dr
0.2 mi
3. Take the 1st right onto W Schuster Ave
0.1 mi
4. Take the ramp onto I-10 E
7.3 mi
5. Take exit 25 toward Airway Blvd/El Paso Airport
0.1 mi
6. Merge onto Gateway Blvd E
0.1 mi
7. Turn left at Airway Blvd
0.5 mi
8. Turn right at Edgemere Blvd

Destination will be on the right
0.6 mi
7800 Edgemere Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925


The 2011 Competition of Game for 4 Girls is Here!

Hosted by Women in Computer Science at the University of Illinois
Sponsored by EA Games

Get ready to test your game building skills against teams of other college women.  Games4Girls challenges teams of up to 4 college women to create fun and creative computer games aimed at middle and high school aged girls.  Help inspire the next generation of women gamers and women in computing!  And win up to $2000!

Students from more than 30 colleges/universities have competed in G4G! See past winners.

The entries will be judged by high school girls during ChicTech 2011 retreat. Winners will be announced on April 25, 2011.


·         Win cash prizes, gifts, and other awards!

·         Get real-world, collaborative experience in software game development!

·         Provide new software toys for girl gamers!

·         Work with your friends on a fun creative project!

Important Dates

·         Registration Deadline for Competition – 6PM 3/11/2011

·         Game Submission – 11:59PM 4/10/2011 in your timezone

·         Judging at ChicTech Retreat – 4/16/2011 to 4/17/2011

·         Winners Announced – 4/25/2011


G4G this year is sponsored by EA Games.

·         First place – $2000 and $500 donated to the team’s CS Department

·         Second place – $1500

·         Third place – $1000

Need inspiration? Download Past Submissions here!

If you are interested, click here to register for your team!!

(No, you do not have to have four members in your team! and Yes, you can add more members to your team later as long as total # <= 4).

The registration deadline is 6pm March 11, 2011(Register early, spaces are limited!).

For more details, please visit G4G official website. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us by email: chictech.wcs@gmail.com or phone 217-819-1247.

Thank you,


Jing Zou
Director of ChicTech

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

IBM: Master the Mainframe

IBM is looking for talented ACM students to master the mainframe!

You think you’ve got what it takes?

[Edit: This opportunity has expired, but keep your eyes open for new opportunities in the near future!]

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