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Codefest Hackathon 2020

Hackathon is one of the key competitions at SLIIT CODEFEST. This competition is organized under the tertiary category to focus on enhancing the software development capabilities of undergraduates from state and private universities / institutes in Sri Lanka.
The competition is held in two rounds. All the groups who fulfill the eligibility criteria will be qualified for the first round. The best 10 groups who will be selected from the first round will be qualified to compete at the final round. The best three groups will be awarded cash prizes.

Team Size: Four members in a team

All the contestants of a group must be undergraduates from a state university or any other higher education institute in Sri Lanka. All group members should be from the same university or institute. There should be four members in the group.

The competitors have the freedom to select the technologies.

Rules and Regulations:

  • The team members who will have resisted and participated the first round will only be allowed to participate the final round.
  • Team members cannot be replaced with new members.

Registration Period: Deadline - 20th Oct 2020 (Registration is now closed!)

Number of Rounds : Only two rounds

Technical Sponsor : 99x (Pvt) Ltd.

Cash Prizes :
  • Winner - 75,000.00 LKR
  • 1st Runner - 50,000.00 LKR
  • 2nd Runner - 40,000.00 LKR

Initial Round
Date 23rd October 2020
Problem definition  The groups are expected to prepare and submit a video about a software system. Guidelines will be provided after the application closing date.
Selection process  99x (Pvt) Ltd. will conduct the evaluations to select the best 10 groups.
Evaluation criteria  Evaluation criteria will be published in the web site after the application closing date.
Special requirements (Optional)
Final Round
Date 12th of February 2021
Problem definition Groups are expected to participate the 10 -12 hour Hackathon competition conduct at the SLIIT Premises.
Selection process 99x (Pvt) Ltd. will conduct the evaluations to select the best 3 groups for the awards.
Evaluation criteria  Evaluation criteria will be explained at the competition.
Special requirements (Optional)