Virtual Competitions & NLC National Showcase

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National Showcase Business Panel


9:00 am–10:00 am

You will not want to miss this interactive discussion involving business leaders from diverse industries.
They will share wisdom gained from their education and career paths and provide insights into current business and workforce trends.

This is your chance to ask questions and get answers from distinguished business professionals. The event immediately precedes the Virtual Events National Showcase. National Showcase presenters must
attend this session.

National Showcase


10:00 am–12:30 pm

The National Showcase is the culmination of months of hard work for students who participated in the National Virtual Events. The top 10 competitors in each event will display their final projects. Those attending can vote for Best in Show honors, an award separate from the judged competition rankings.

Topics include 2D animation, cybersecurity, financial portfolio management, photography, social media
marketing, software engineering, start-up enterprise, virtual multimedia and promotion, virtual branding,
and web and mobile applications.

Do you have it takes to be the "Best in Show"?

If you placed in the Top 10 of one of the qualifying Virtual Competitions this year, find out by taking the next step and accepting the invitation to include your project in the National Showcase at NLC.

During the National Showcase, you/your team will be scored based on a number of criteria to determine the “Best in Show” in each of the Virtual Competitions.

The qualifying Virtual Competitions are listed below:
V01 Virtual Multimedia and Promotion – Individual
V02 Virtual Multimedia & Promotion – Team
V03 Software Engineering Team
V04 Web Application Team
V05 Mobile Applications
V06 Promotional Photography
V07 Cybersecurity/Digital Forensics
V08 Start-up Enterprise Team
V09 Financial Portfolio Management Team
V10 Virtual Branding Team
V11 2D Animation Team
V12 Social Media Marketing Campaign Team
V13 Esports Team
V14 Ethical Leadership & Decision Making Team

National Showcase Guidelines

  • Competitor(s)/Team(s) will promote their project through a live, in-person presentation.
  • The competitor(s)/team(s) with the highest score from the National Showcase in each of the Virtual Events will be named the "Best in Show" for that event and recognized during the National Showcase.
  • Please remember, this is separate from the individual virtual events and will not affect the results of the overall judged contests.
  • It is possible that an entry could place first in the judging component event and not be considered “Best of Show.”