Watch here for official 2019 competition info.
ARCHIVE: 2018-2019 Official Competition Files and Tools
Recommended for review by 2020 teams.
Stay tuned for final 2019-2020 information.
available later in program
SA Smart is a student research competition about the challenges of cities. Student teams will research a topic, develop a presentation, and deliver that presentation on Competition Day.
Here are some details about the competition:
Join us on Wednesday, October 9, for our virtual Launch Live. Register here.
Team register by submitting a proposed digital inclusion Problem and Solution.
In January, teams will attend the Competition Clinic and learn more about SA Tomorrow, challenges in digital inclusion, and techniques to apply in choosing a problem and researching a solution.
Teams can choose to research developing a new product , developing a service, or adopting a strategy for the city.
The Competition Committee will select proposals to proceed to the mentoring stage.
Teams will meet with mentors in March after working more on their pitch deck (template provided).
Teams will present their research on Competition Day in late May.
Awards will be given at the Mayor's Cup Competition Day/Awards Luncheon.
See our schedule for more details about competition event dates.