Thompson Announces 2019 App Challenge

Aug 29, 2019
Press Release
App design contest open to middle and high school students

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he is now accepting applications for his 2019 Congressional App Challenge open to all middle and high school-aged students from California’s Fifth Congressional District.

“Participating in designing the technology of the 21st Century is a vital part of ensuring our young people can meet the challenges of the future. That’s why I am glad to announce my 2019 Congressional App Challenge, a great competition that gives our students a chance to create content in new and exciting ways,” said Thompson. “Every year I am proud to see the incredible apps our students create and I look forward to seeing this year’s great submissions!”

Applications for the challenge must be submitted by Friday, November 1, 2019. You can click here to learn more and to submit your application.


Congressman Mike Thompson is proud to represent California’s 5th Congressional District, which includes all or part of Contra Costa, Lake, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties.  He is a senior member of the House Committee on Ways and Means where he chairs the Subcommittee on Tax Policy. Rep. Thompson is Chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. He is also Co-Chair of the bipartisan, bicameral Congressional Wine Caucus and a member of the fiscally-conservative Blue Dog Coalition.