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Coded by Kids, through the 1Philadelphia initiative, is partnering with Build.org for the second year of the Innovation League. This FREE program is for entrepreneurial and creative Philadelphia high school students, looking to build their entrepreneurship skills and solve problems in their community.

Teams of students will learn how to build businesses while attending weekly practices. Students will work with Innovation Coaches and tech mentors to help them gain knowledge and navigate design challenges. At the end of the season, the teams will compete in the Innovation Bowl -- the league’s culminating championship event -- for awards and prizes up to $5,000.

The Innovation League is free of charge and open to all Philadelphia high school students. There are 60 slots available for the 2022-23 season. Interested students must be register online using the form below. 

Join the 2022 Innovation League!

Learn about Sponsorship

Want to get involved?

We are currently looking for local companies interested in providing sponsorship. If interested, please email Danae Mobley at dmobley@codedbykids.com.

The Innovation League is the newest league for Philly's young entrepreneurs!

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Special thanks to our sponsors!

Registration is FREE for all Philadelphia high school students. 60 slots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Innovation League Registration

 Read the Press Release 

November 19, 2022

Compete in the 

Innovation Bowl!

Students will work throughout the season to prepare to compete in the Innovation Bowl, where they will showcase their ideas and solutions to the question: “How might we develop products that solve everyday challenges in our schools and communities?”.

Three finalist teams will pitch for a panel of judges and a large audience for the chance to win $5,000!


1st Place: $5,000

2nd Place: $3,000

3rd Place: $2,000

Audience Choice: $1,000



  • Students must attend high school in Philadelphia to participate in the Innovation League.

  • Students may work in teams of 3-5 students for their project.

  • Students may not submit projects that they have previously submitted for other contests/competitions.

  • Attendance is strongly encouraged. Teams will be disqualified from the Innovation Bowl after 3 unexcused absences.

Registration is open until Oct. 1st!