Oak Codefest is an annual student-run hackathon and the biggest hackathon for middle and high school students. It is also Bangalore’s first overnight hackathon for high schoolers and one of the most famous school hackathons in Bangalore. This year, the Oak Codefest will bring hackers from across India together to solve some of the world’s biggest problems on a virtual stage. With an all-new online format for the event, the Oak Codefest will also become one of the first online hackathons in Bangalore. Happening on the 23rd and 24th of January, 2021, the Oak Codefest will give hackers 24 hours of uninterrupted coding.

 

For more information, visit our official website: https://codefest.oakridge.in/ or mail us at: oakcodefest@oakridge.in

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

175,000 in prizes

First place (2)

INR 20,000 each. | There will be one winner selected from the Junior and Senior categories each.

Second Place (2)

INR 10,000 each. | There will be one winner selected from the Junior and Senior categories each.

Third Place

INR 5,000 each. | There will be one winner selected from the Junior and Senior categories each.

The Wolfram Award (4)

All members of the top 6 teams will win The Wolfram Award, providing all users with a year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Participants

  • Middle School Students/Juniors (grades 6-8)
  • High School Students (grades 9-12)

You must make teams, of two to six members. Registrations will be on Devpost. The registration fee is 200 rupees per hacker. 

Requirements

Teams are expected to choose one primary theme for their project but are recommended to choose two or three sub-themes.

6 Themes for your project:

  • Education
  • Game development (juniors only) 
  • Data Analytics
  • Transport
  • Healthcare
  • Environmental Sustainability

Hackers cannot reuse previous projects or plagiarize their code. Drag-and-drop software or WYSIWYG software is not allowed and will disqualify your team. 

Judges

Rahul Tarak
Modfy.video

Judging Criteria

  • TBA

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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