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Announcing the OGPC 6.0 Winners

TechStart held the sixth Oregon Game Project Challenge (OGPC 6.0) on Saturday, May 4 where they honored high school and middle school champions in computer game development. The high school team “Glitchbusters” (Glencoe High School, School of Science and Technology, and Evergreen Middle School in Beaverton and Hillsboro, OR) team won Best in Show in the high school division and the CloverSTEMs 4H club’s “Gameaholics” (Bend, Oregon) earned Best In Show middle school division. TechStart, along with sponsors ETIC, Best Buy, and Branium, hosted 48 teams comprised of over 250 students and coaches from around Oregon and southern Washington at Chemeketa Community College in Salem for the annual game competition. Sixteen teams were honored with awards for their computer games designed to educate and propose solutions to social challenges.

OGPC 6.0 Results – High School Division

  • Best in Show: Glitchbusters (Glencoe HS, School of Science and Technology, and Evergreen MS, Beaverton and Hillsboro OR)
  • Pros’ Choice Award: E-Lemon-Ators (Sunset High School, Beaverton OR)
  • Students’ Choice Award: Twenty Euros (Wilson High School, Portland OR)
  • Rookie Award: Space Team (Franklin High School, Portland OR)
  • Game Design Award: Tualatin HS (Tualatin High School, Tualatin OR)
  • Technical Award: CV Raiders 1 (Crescent Valley High School, Corvallis OR)
  • Professionalism Award: IRL Gaming (Wilson High School, Portland OR)
  • Teamwork Award: Auriferous! (Wilson High School, Portland OR)

OGPC 6.0 Results – Middle School Division

  • Best in Show: Gameaholics (CloverSTEMs 4H Science Club, Bend OR)
  • Pros’ Choice Award: Franklin Green (Franklin Middle School, Corvallis OR)
  • Students’ Choice Award: Code 4 Life (Life Christian Middle School, Portland OR)
  • Rookie Award: Team Awesome (Evergreen Middle School, Hillsboro OR)
  • Game Design Award: Trash Monsters (Pacific Middle School, Vancouver WA)
  • Technical Award: SmartGamers (International School of Beaverton, OR)
  • Professionalism Award: RAPN^2 (International School of Beaverton, OR)
  • Teamwork Award: Oh gosh, lag (Cascade Height Charter School, Wilsonville OR)

Read more in our news release.