You should read the full hackathon rules after your kickoff. Below is a summary of the highlights:

  • Team Size: Fellows will break up into teams of 2-3 within their Pod. Your Pod Leader will help you do this during the kickoff.

  • Timeline: Each team has between the end of the kickoff and the start of demos to create their project submission. Demos will take place on Monday

  • Project Requirements:

    • Fellows must use the Pod's portfolio sites.

    • The project must be “Open Sourced” (i.e. made available on GitHub with an Open Source license) at the end of the hackathon.

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  • Demos:

    • All of your Pod Leader's Pods will come together to demo their projects to each other, your Pod Leader, and any outside visitors your Pod Leader chooses to invite.

    • Each team will have 5-10 minutes to present and demo their project on Zoom..

    • You’ll need to share a GitHub repo and video demo of the project in addition to the live demo that you will do.

  • Judging:

    • Projects will be judges by Pod Leaders

    • The winners will be announced during the Graduation on August 16th
    • We’ll be awarding prizes for the top projects from each pod.