Hack To Freedom

CodeUp Hack will happen during the CodeUp Festival event, holding on Nigeria Independence day. This will serve as a platform to prepare participants for the post covid-19 effects by leveraging on available tech tools and remote systems as well as relevant information for full scale effective productivity and profitability.

Thus, this hackathon is tagged CodeUp Hack: "Hack to Freedom", where teams will develop tech projects and solutions for the advancement of corporate businesses, community and humanity at large; and be rewarded. It is open for developers, innovators, entrepreneurs, students and tech enthusiasts. Please find on this page our Code Of Conduct.

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Prizes

$5,750 in prizes

CodeUp Hack Winner

1. Jet Brain free annual license for your choice IDE valued at 650 USD.
2. Balsamiq cloud free for 90 days valued at 50 USD
3. Team mentorship valued at 500 USD
4. Workspace for team at WittyHub valued at 300 USD

CodeUp Hack, 1st Runner-Up

1. Jet Brain free annual license for your choice IDE valued at 650 USD.
2. Balsamiq cloud free for 90 days valued at 50 USD
3. Team mentorship valued at 500 USD

CodeUp Hack, 2nd Runner-up

1. Jet Brain free annual license for your choice IDE valued at 650 USD.
2. Balsamiq cloud free for 90 days valued at 50 USD

Consolation Prize

1. Balsamiq cloud free for 90 days valued at 50 USD
2. Workspace for team at WittyHub valued at 200 USD
3. Swags for team valued at 50 USD

Consolation Prize

1. Balsamiq cloud free for 90 days valued at 50 USD
2. Workspace for team at WittyHub valued at 200 USD
3. Swags for team valued at 50 USD

CodeUp Hack Teens Award Winner

1. Balsamiq cloud free for 90 days valued at 50 USD
2. Team mentorship valued at 500 USD
3. Workspace for team at WittyHub valued at 300 USD

CodeUp Hack Teens 1st Runner-up

1. Balsamiq cloud free for 90 days valued at 50 USD
2. Team mentorship valued at 500 USD

CodeUp Hack Teens 2nd Runner-up

1. Balsamiq cloud free for 90 days valued at 50 USD
2. Workspace for team at WittyHub valued at 300 USD

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

1. Participation is open to all persons from 13 years and above, irrespective of sex, religion and tribe.

2. Team must be available and ready to do the final project presentation during the CodeUp Festival.

Requirements

1. RSVP for the CodeUp Festival event here

2. Submit links to your project repo on GitLab, thus you can sign up here for GitLab if you don't have.

3. Submit a link to a short video about your project.

4. Submit your project on or before 12mid-night on Friday September 18th, 2020

5. Team must be available and ready to do the final project presentation during the CodeUp Festival.

Judges

Jessica Ikechukwu

Jessica Ikechukwu
CEO at Softkodes

Kenneth Ijama

Kenneth Ijama
GitLab Hero, & CEO at Webbravo

Hampo JohnPaul

Hampo JohnPaul
Founder at Hamplus Hub

Omawumi Eyekpimi

Omawumi Eyekpimi
Mobile Developer at Da-Manager

Judging Criteria

  • Code
    What kind of logic was implemented? What kind of technologies did you work with?
  • Create
    Is this project new and exciting? Is it innovative and inventively solving a problem and making others say “WOW!”?
  • Contribute
    Is this hack dependable? How impactful is this project to its target audience?
  • Collaborate
    How complete is your hack as team? Are you just getting started or are you almost there? We’d love to see you at the finish line!
  • Connect
    How is the team able to connect with the audience and/or judges with their project during presentation.