💻Student run virtual hackathon
⏳ 36 hours event
🌏 2021 Google Solution Challenge
🏆 Prizes worth $5000
Mar 27, 2021, 2:30 AM – Mar 28, 2021, 4:30 PM
AR / VRAndroidFlutterGoogle AssistantGoogle CloudMachine LearningSolution ChallengeUI / UXWeb
About this event
𝐇𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐨𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 is a student-run virtual event consisting of a 𝟹𝟼-𝚑𝚘𝚞𝚛 𝚑𝚊𝚌𝚔𝚊𝚝𝚑𝚘𝚗 with mentorship and fun challenges based on 2̳0̳2̳1̳ ̳G̳o̳o̳g̳l̳e̳ ̳S̳o̳l̳u̳t̳i̳o̳n̳ ̳C̳h̳a̳l̳l̳e̳n̳g̳e̳. It will bring student developers to compete and develop creative solutions to real-world problems based on United Nations’ Sustainable goals.
🌐 The hackathon is designed to solve local community problems, 𝘴𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘬 𝘪𝘯𝘯𝘰𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯, 𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘦𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘯𝘦𝘸 𝘵𝘢𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘵 in accordance with the 2021 Solution Challenge.
● The themes for Hack The Solution have been derived from United Nations SDGs. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests.
💬 Don’t miss a single tinkle. Join our official discord server to stay up top of the latest announcements and sessions, participate in fun games and challenges, and stay connected to fellow hackers.
This event is targeted at university or college students, but any student is welcome to participate!
✒️ 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗱𝗼𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸?
To apply to participate in hack the solution, you need only go over to devfolio and register. We also recommend that you join our discord server to stay on top of all the latest announcements and fun mini-events.
🤝 𝗖𝗮𝗻 𝘄𝗲 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝘀 𝗮 𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗺?
Sure! The hackathon accepts teams with a minimum of 2 members. The maximum number of team members that you can have is 4.
🙋♂️ 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝗳 𝗜 𝗱𝗼𝗻'𝘁 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗮 𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗺 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻 𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗮?
Not to worry, most people don’t! We’ll have team formation and ideation events geared towards helping you find people to work with. You can join our Discord Group to find potential teammates.
🤓 𝗜 𝗱𝗼𝗻'𝘁 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗵𝗮𝗰𝗸, 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗜 𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗴𝗲𝘁 𝗶𝗻𝘃𝗼𝗹𝘃𝗲𝗱?
If you're looking to be a volunteer or mentor (i.e. someone with technical skills who'd be willing to help out participants during the weekend), you should reach out to us at email@example.com. If your company is interested in becoming a sponsor, check out the sponsorship section above.
✉ 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲?
The application portal will be closed on March 26th at 11:59 pm IST. We evaluate applications on a rolling basis.
🤓 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗺𝘂𝗰𝗵 𝗱𝗼𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝘁 𝗰𝗼𝘀𝘁?
Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada. Nothing. Participation in HackTheSolution is completely free, thanks to our sponsors!
Pretty much everything from socializing with fellow hacker community in the discord server to mentoring from experts. And yeah we’ll have prizes for winning teams worth $5000, and many other company sponsored prizes of $650 cash price. And prizes for all participants worth $210 up for grabs
🔍 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗱𝗼𝗲𝘀 𝗷𝘂𝗱𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸?
A panel of talented professionals in tech will evaluate hacks based on creativity, technical difficulty, design, and usefulness. The top 3 overall projects and 4 company-sponsored categories will get to demo what they have built-in front of the judges during our closing ceremonies.