The first and the biggest Hackathon in Nepal, Codefest 2022, Organized by Code for Change

Blog  Hackthon

Prize Pool: 1 Lakh Worth

About Codefest 2022

❞𝘾𝙤𝙙𝙚𝙁𝙚𝙨𝙩❞ is the biggest hackathon ever to happen in NEPAL, which intends to provide a platform for IT students to showcase the practical applications of the latest technology and provide an exposure opportunity for the same to build a technological solution for any of the selected 7 SDGs viz. SDG 3,4,5,9,11,13, and 16. This event is a non commercial , sponsor funded and unbiased common
ground for the tech enthusiast students.

Vision

To provide a platform to transform the ideas into reality, of the students pursuing technology around the nation.

Objectives

  • To boost inspiration, innovation, creativity, and productivity among the tech students of Nepal.
  • To develop technological solutions for the problems related to SDGs.
  • To promote creativity, teamwork, and coding culture.
  • To provide networking as well as exposure opportunity to the tech students from all around the nation

Target students

Expected Number of Participants = 700

Events Timeline

Event Execution

Provincial Level Competition

  • Teams can Register representing their college or form team of individuals.
  • Each team can have 2 to 4 members in it.
  • Teams will be competing with the ones from their province and winner will be selected for the National Competition.
Provincial Event Location

National Level Competition

The winners from each province (making it 7) will compete against each other in the Grand Finale ,which will take place in the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu

Codefest modality & Marking Scheme

Provincial Level Competition: It will be conducted as per the theme of the Codefest Ideation. The competition will be conducted among teams of different educational institutions.

National Level Competition : The theme will be given to the provincial level winners, 3 days and 2 nights residential hackathon will be conducted.

Event Theme

Good health and well-being

Quality Education

Gender Equality

Industry, Innovation and infrastructure

Smart Cities

Climate Action

Peace, Justice and strong institutions

Marking Scheme

Technology

The difficulty of Task (1-5 points). Execution of the technology used (1-5 points)

Community Impact

Research and Analysis (1-5 points). Level of impact it can have on SDGs and society in general (1-5 points)

Presentation

Information Communicated (1-5 points). Quality of Delivery (1-5 points)

Scope of work

Breakdown of hypothetical budget and scope of work report (1-5 points)

Total Team Score

The maximum score possible for each category will be the same. Total Score = Technology + Community Impact + Presentation + Scope of Work

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