Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities

GITC 2021

Features of GITC 2021

Due to COVID-19 outbreak, GITC will be held through online platform, ‘Zoom’ in a loaded schedule.
The Structure and contents of GITC has been changed in accordance with a online-based competition.

1. No limit on place
The place of competition can be chosen freely and there are two types of participation.

On-site Participation (Gathering)

  • Participants should take
    part in a competition
    by gathering in a certain place.
  • The whole competition
    will be monitored through ‘Zoom’
    platform by the Secretariat.
  • The financial support will be provided
    for participations.

Off-site Participation (Non-gathering)

  • Participants take part in a competition
    in any comfortable places
    (even at home, school, café, etc).
  • No Monitoring is required.
    But participants should keep
    the time of competition.
  • There will be difference of prize
    between individual and group presentation.

2. No limit on equipment

No restriction in using any type of equipment: mobile phone, laptop, desktop and etc.

But for using OS, software and software for people with visual impairment, please refer to rules of event.

3. No limit on participation

1 person can participate in more than 1 event.

There are 5 events in total: elifeMap Challenge, eTool_Excel Challenge, eTool_Powerpoint Challenge, eContents Challenge , eCreative Challenge

In previous GITC, there was a limit in participation for eTool Challenge depending on having disabilities with visual impairment. But in 2020 GITC, participants can take part in both events of eTool Challenge (Excel and PowerPoint) regardless of the types of disability.

In eContents and eCreative Challenge which used to be based on group participation, participants can take part in a form of either alone or a group consisting of 2~4 members.

4. No limit on number of participants

There is no limit on the numbers of participants in each country.

While eLifeMap, eTool Excel and Powerpoint Challenge will be held during official competition schedule (Jun 17th ~ 18th 2021), eContents and eCreative Challenge will be held before official competition schedule (Jun 1st ~ 9th 2021).

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