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HackX Jr is one of the first islandwide 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.

The competition will be held under 2 stages;

  1. Awareness Session
    27th September 2019 from 9.00AM to 2.00PM
    Dharmaloka Hall, University of Kelaniya
  2. Final Event (Hackathon)
    19th October 2019 from 9.00AM Onwards till ~3.00PM
    Dialog Axiata Auditorium

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 6th September 2019 and will close on 4th October 2019
  3. Registrations are done through our official website https://hackxjr.lk/
  4. The form on the website should be filled and submitted with the proposal of your innovative idea. (The proposal format is available through the website.)
  5. Registration for the awareness session opens on 6th October 2019 and ends on 20th September 2019. Registration for awareness session can be done through the official webpage.

Filtration Process:
After the registrations are closed, the proposals will be evaluated by industry experts and 15 best ideas will be chosen under several key criteria. (Further information is available on the official website)

The 15 selected teams will compete at the Final Event.

Restrictions for the Awareness Session:
All school students interested can attend. (Subject to availability of seats. Therefore please confirm attendance through website) Groups / Individual students must be accompanied by a school teacher from the same school

Restrictions for the Final Event:
Selected 15 teams from proposal filtration can attend.

 

Further information can be found on the official website https://hackxjr.lk/

Contact:
Menushi (071 6863665)
Ravindu (071 7503812)

Registrations Now Open
https://hackxjr.lk/#register

Event starts on
10/19/2019

Venue
University of Kelaniya

Place to find us
Dialog Axiata Auditorium,

Sri Lanka

Call Us
Ravindu Fernando:071 750 3812Menushi Lakshika: 071 686 3665Pasindu Wijesinghe:071 040 9845

Website
https://hackxjr.lk

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