Amazon recently launched the Alexa Skills Challenge: Kids, an online competition for building Alexa skills that educate, entertain, and engage kids under the age of 13. Youth ages 13 through 17 who submit an eligible certified skill will receive a limited-edition Echo Dot, 20 finalists will win $5,000 and promotion in the Alexa Skills Store, and the grand prize winner will receive $20,000. There’s also a $10,000 high school team bonus prize! Submissions are open now through January 10, 2018. Find more details at