The Institut Pedralbes presents the 2021 edition of the Saint George’s Day Contest, an initiative aiming to encourage VET students to combine English and information and communication technologies in order to increase their linguistic competence but also to have some fun.

Below are the general rules of the contest.



All current VET students of the Institut Pedralbes are eligible to submit a work (web, program, videogame, presentation, animated story or audiovisual). Just one work per student will be eligible. Just one work per participant may be submitted.

Work requirements

  1. The work must be related to Saint George’s Day as celebrated in Catalonia.
  2. The work must be created with any technology taught in the “Institut Pedralbes”. Examples:
    • HTML, C, C#, Java, Python, PHP, JavaScript or bash-like scripting languages
    • Unity
    • Video edition tools
    • Office suite tools
  3. The work must use the English language. A limited number of words should be included in oral or written form. Minimum: 100. Maximum:500.
  4. The submitted work must be your own original work. Use of any elements that are not original will result in disqualification of a submission.
  5. The work cannot include content that is sexually explicit, violent, derogatory of any ethnicity, gender, religious affiliation, professional or age group, which violates any law, or which communicates messages inconsistent with the positive good will to which we wish to teach, as is stated in the school’s NOFC.
    The submission MUST comply with any other considerations included in the NOFCs that may be applicable in this activity.
  6. The work must be in digital format and have a maximum size of 10MB.
  7. The file to be submitted must be compressed and named according the following pattern:
    Example:  /

The compressed file will include the work, instructions for installation and reproduction and a text file named “text.txt” with a transcription of the text included in the work.

Submit your work using the participation form available in the following section Participation form, BEFORE April 16th.

Participation form

Submit your work using the following form BEFORE April 16th. CLOSED Participation form


First-prize: the winner will receive a 50 EURO FNAC gift card.
Second-prize: the winner will receive a 30 EURO FNAC gift card.

Selection and notification of the winners

The jury will be constituted by at least three members of the VET department.

The jury will evaluate each application against three award criteria and score them as follows:

Complexity of involved technologies5
Use of English5

The winners will be announced the last week of April 2021. The winners will be notified by means of the school email address.


General rules
(Downloadable version)