• Cisco Networking Academy Hackathon - 2017 Sri Lanka


    What is Cisco IoT Hackathon competition

    Cisco IoT Hackathon is competition in which creative and innovative students take on challenges from education to technology by building out an idea on a given subject matter.

     Who can participate?

    Any student age above 15 years. Competition is open to any Sri Lankan who are falling in to mentioned age group.

    Any prerequisites?

    It is a compulsory to enroll with a Cisco networking academy and complete the Cisco Networking Academy IoT courses. (Free courses). If you are NOT a Cisco Networking Academy student, still you can register to this competition. In the registration form, you will get an area to select a mentoring institute (choose 3 preferences) and one of them will conduct IoT courses for you FREE of charge.

     

    How does this happen?

    There are 3 phase in this completion;

    Phase 01

    First briefing session at respective academy and make student groups to submit the concept for the 1st phase. Select the best 20 concept papers out of the pool.

    Phase 02

    20 teams will get the opportunity to participate for the FREE Netacad IoT course (Course II) and in person Hackathon workshop conducting by the Cisco Networking Academy Technical Advocacy Team.

    Phase 03

    Hack the proposed plan and present the prototype to panel of experts.
    3 winners will select out of 20 prototype.

    How many student can be in a group?

    5 Members should be in a group including at least one female member. Group selection will be done during the time period of Netacad IoT Course (I).

    Competition Time Table

     


     

    What will winners get?


    Winners
    • LKR 100,000/= cash price, Awards & Certificates, Hackathon T Shirts
    • IoT Certificates
    1st Runner up Group
    • LKR 75,000/= cash price, Awards & Certificates, Hackathon T Shirts
    • IoT Certificates
    2nd Runner up Group
    • LKR 50,000/= cash price, Awards & Certificates, Hackathon T Shirts
    • IoT Certificates
    4th to 10th Places
    • Awards & Certificates, Hackathon T Shirts
    • IoT Certificates
    11th to 20th Places
    • Hackathon T Shirts, IoT Certificates

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