ILOILO

Hackathon Challenge
15-16 September 2017
Grand Winner 
Iloilo Convention Center
It's a 24-hour coding marathon starting Sept. 15 at 8:00am until Sept 16 and expected to finish around 3:00pm
Hall D of Iloilo Convention Center
Megaworld Boulevard
Iloilo City
Grand Prize : P 60,000 
plus a top of P20,000 
for digital payment solutions project

We are giving you 10 wicked challenges 

TEN (10) HACKATHON CHALLENGES (CHOOSE ONE PROBLEM THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SOLVE)

EDUCATION

UNEMPLOYMENT

FUTURE BANKING

POVERTY

HEALTHCARE

COMMUNITY BUILDING

POLLUTION

CLIMATE
​CHANGE

DISASTER
​RESILLIENCE

BUILDING
​SUSTAINABILITY

U:HACK  MECHANICS


Free for all college students. The competition is open to all 3rd year to 5th year college students across the region.

Register to enter. Interested students must fill up registration form located below. You can register as individuals 

While slots last. U:HACK hackathon will accommodate 250 registered participants.

Team effort. Each group must consist of 3-5 individuals and must register their team name of the hackathon proper.

Terms & conditions. All participants must submit their signed waiver agreeing to the terms & conditions which will be emailed to all participants upon confirmation. Waiver should be submitted upon during day one of the hackathon. No waiver, No Hackathon.

Hack, hack, hack. The events will be a 2-day program where eligible participants will conceptualize, build,
hack, and present their solutions on their chosen category. All  participants should be present on Sept. 15 from 8:00am until the Final Pitching. 
   
Start from scratch. Everyone starts coding at the same time. Coming into the competition with ideas on top of previous projects is or existing projects not allowed . Only concepts and mock ups built on open source frameworks that are public and available for use to everyone is allowed.

API. All participants are ENCOURAGED  use the given Unionbank APIs. The BONUS only applies if the UBP APIs are integrated in the project and it has payments.

Code Review. Winning teams are subject to a code-review at some point following the event or immediately before winning.
•Only a maximum of 20% for external plugins (API, DLL or Web services) can be used in your program. You can choose any of those.
•Utilization of all APIs (including Unionbank’s), DLLs and WEB SERVICES should be disclosed during submission, and providing documentation / license agreements is a plus.
•Online repository (Github, Bitbucket, etc) is required.
    

Own it. Teams have full ownership of everything they built and created during the hackathon. The team
may pursue funding with investors during or after the hackathon but for purpose of commercialization, the
organizer will have the right of first refusal to develop and deploy these solutions.


Pitch Perfect. Teams must demonstrate their works in a 5-minute preliminary presentation and 3 mins
Q&A. Slide decks or Powerpoint presentations are allowed but not necessary.


Battle Royale. The chosen teams must demonstrate their works for 5-minutes and 3 mins. Q&A. Full
‘product / project’ demonstration as much as possible.


Judges Decision. As like in any competition, deliberation will be made to confirm the results and after that
confirmation, Judges’ decision is final. 


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NOTE : Please take into consideration the internet speed is not guaranteed, so be sure to download any preferred tools before bringing your computer to the event.
   

REGISTER TO JOIN UHACK ILOILO

THE  VENUE
Iloilo Convention Center
Megaworld Boulevard, iloilo City