SYNCS Hack 2020 is a virtual hackathon by Sydney University’s computing society. The Hackathon is organized virtually, due to the ongoing pandemic situation.
➥About SYNCS Hack
SYNCS Hack will challenge you, to design, build & pitch your ideas under 40 hours.
Your idea can be anything from a website, app, or game, or something else which is completely different & should be unique.
By participating in this hackathon, you will gain insights into:
- Industry Tech Leaders & Experts
- Career fairs & Industry Tech Talks
- Experience of working in a time-bound hackathon
University Students of any background can participate in this hackathon, but you should start from the beginning.
SYNCS Hack 2020 is a global event so that anyone can participate in this hackathon.
All the participating students, judges & mentors should follow the SYNCS Hack code of conduct.
You should be organized with your team beforehand, however, if you fail to, you will be assigned a team from the organizers.
Participants have only 40 hours of think, design, build a working prototype of their idea.
You can create anything from websites, apps, games, or something completely new & unique.
NOTE: You cannot start developing before the hackathon starts, but you can bring the idea of your product.
Team Size: 1 – 6 Participants.
The following are the requirements for SYNCS Hack 2020, which should be followed while submitting your solution :
Code: You are required to submit the code of your project, preferably using Github.
Description & Features: You are required to submit a well-versed description of your project & also the features, including the technical details of your project.
Reference to Open Source/3rd Party: If you have used any part of the open-source projects or any 3rd party application in the development, mention the reference to the same.
Roles of Each Participant: Mention the role of each participant clearly, & also indicate the work done by individual participants in your team.
All the submission will be judged on the following criteria:
- Level of Innovation(5 Points): Is your idea original? How much creative is your solution?
- Technical Complexity(5 Points): Is your idea difficult to implement? Technical application in your Idea
- Elegance(5 Points): Is your user friendly, & does it satisfy the actual problem, is it robust & functional?
- Practicality(5 Points): Is your idea useful in the practical world? Is it feasible to work on it?
➥Prizes & Rewards
The Prizes & Rewards are mentioned below :
Grand Prize: $ 2500 AUD in Cash
Second Prize: $ 750 AUD in Cash
Third Prize: $ 500 AUD in Cash
The deadline to register for this hackathon is: 28 August 2020 2.30 PM IST
Submissions for the Hackathon will start on 28 August 2020 2.30 PM IST
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