Rules for participants
- The selection of winners will be based on a set of criteria provided by the organizers judges and provided to participants at the opening 5 à 7 event. The following points will be considered :
- Empathic approach – Design Thinking
- Functional (Coded or Prototype ex: InVision)
- Business and tech feasibility
- User experience
- Pitch quality
- A case study will be provided to help participants understand the business context of the challenge.
- Teams may consist of four to six people. The additional degree of difficulty for a smaller team will be considered in the final evaluation.
- Project planning can start during the HackDon preparation event organized by the partner cities 4 to 6 weeks prior to the event. Ideas and prototypes can be discussed, but the code can only be written during the main event (from 7pm on Friday to noon Sunday).
- The application must be at least a working prototype in order to qualify for a prize.
- Representatives of an organisation offering a prize may designate a person on site to judge on their behalf.
- Winners must make their application available publicly (hosting can be provided by our organisation).
- The winning team will be subject to a code review to ensure that the program has been fully developed during the event.
- The use of Scaffolding and or Frameworks to accelerate the development is permitted. Teams are required to indicate the external libraries and versions used in their project. Only the publicly available libraries can be used as a code base to start a project (libraries on Github, Bitbucket, etc.).
- The organization reserves the right to expel a participant at any time if his or her behavior is deemed inappropriate.
- Participants must be on site during the scheduled hours of the HackQC, except for the “Hack All Night!” from 10pm on Friday to 8am on Saturday, and from 10pm on Saturday to 8am on Sunday.
Knowing that a jury consists of human beings having varied opinions, tastes and experiences, the participants will gracefully accept the results of the preliminary selection and the choice of winners for the event. We have great trust in the juries, we selected and shall accept no complaint on the final results of the event.
Any ideas and code generated during the event HackDon 2018 can be used by other parties and are free of intellectual property and copyrights.
Rules for visitors
- Visitors are accepted free of charge at the event
- A visitor can not relay team members or participate in any way in the work carried out by a team on the project.
- At any time, the organizing committee reserves the right to expel a visitor if it judges that he/she disturbs a team involved in the competition.