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Add to Calendar 07/01/2021 10:00 AM 09/25/2021 03:00 PM Europe/Paris HackX Junior 2021 Online methasha hackxjr.mit@gmail.com false MM/DD/YYYY

HackX Jr is one of the first island wide inter-school hackathon which provides a platform for school students to transform their ideas into reality. It promotes school students to build technology-based solutions to problems they see in the society. Participants are enabled the opportunity to develop their soft skills and find inspiration to their creativity as well as problem-solving capabilities through this competition. It paves the path for schoolchildren to be introduced to the IT pathway, create interest and eventually assess the possibilities as well as benefits of IT – based entrepreneurship. It also provides a platform for industries to address the schoolchildren, evaluate their potential and benefit from their unbiased and open-minded solutions.

Timeline

1) Awareness Session:

  • Awareness Session – 17th of July 2021 via Zoom Platform

-Anyone who is interested to gain a basic idea can attend.

2) Workshop Series – 7th of August 2021 to 15th of August 2021 via Zoom Platform

-All the registered teams can attend.

3) Semi Final (Idea pitching and Q&A) – 21st of August 2021 via Zoom Platform

-Selected 30 teams from proposal filtration can attend.

2) Workshop Series – 28th of August 2021 and 11th of September 2021 via Zoom Platform

-All the registered teams can attend.

4) Grand Finale (Hackathon) – 25th of September 2021 via Zoom Platform

-Selected 12 teams from semifinal can attend.

v No Data charges will cause for attending all the sessions conducting via Zoom.

v Best and feasible ideas will get a chance to implement the idea with guidance of the industry till the team market their idea even though they could not win.

 

Entry Process:

1) Registrations should be done as a Team. A team can have a maximum of 5 members. (Lower limit: 1 member) **Rules relevant to registration and team composition can be found on the official webpage.

2) Registrations open on 1st of July 2021 and will close on 31st of July 2021

3) Registrations are done through our official website.

4) You can register for the event by filling the form on the website without the proposal only till 15th of July.

5) After team registration you must submit the proposal before 31st of July 2021 (The proposal format is available through the website.)

 

Filtration Process:

After the registrations are closed, the proposals will be evaluated by industry experts and 30 best ideas will be chosen under several key criteria. (Further information is available on the official website) The 30 selected teams will compete at the Semi Final. After the Semifinal, top 12 teams will be qualified for the Grand Finale. The finalists will be given a month (04 weeks) to develop and implement their innovative ideas. During this period, individual Mentors will be allocated per team to help and guide the team in development. Additional to the mentoring support, there will be workshops that will be conducted online that will support the teams in grooming their ideas into worthy Startups. The finalists will subsequently pitch their ideas to an expert panel of judges together with a product demonstration, through which the winners will be chosen. The event will also be graced by Investors interested in funding new Startups.

 

Registration Start Date – 01/07/2021

Registration End Date – 31/07/2021

 

Event Guide Book:-

https://bit.ly/GuideBook_English 

https://bit.ly/GuideBook_Sinhala

Registrations Closed

Event starts on
07/01/2021

Venue
Online

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Thamindu 072 3600 734 Venushi 078 6027 071 Chirath 070 3969 956

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https://hackxjr.lk/

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