Are you a CodeGuru?
heard of ComicCon, we bring you CodieCon
to assess your projects
while you code
CodieCon is an industry conclave focussed on innovation and technology. At CodieCon, we are bringing together open source developers, coders, hackers, leaders, technology visionaries and top industry innovators.
CodieCon is all about diehard technology lovers and innovators to get together in fun events to learn, share and show their skills to the rest of the world.
Come hone your skills at CodieCon. Do something different for a change.
Come join us because it’s the time to build awesome tech solutions for the real-world problems while competing with the best developers around you.
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— What is Codiecon?
CodieCon is a Coder fest, Coviam Technology’s flagship industry hackathon. It is organized every year for 3 days with a fun party setting where lovers of technology, coders, hackers, programmers, designers - can get together in teams to code, code, eat, party / repeat.
— Who should attend?
If you are a code guru, good in coding, have ideas on the themes around CodieCon and want to dedicate a weekend to coding to build something that you dream of, showcase and get feedback from industry leaders and code gurus,
Plus stand a chance to earn big cash prizes if you win
CodieCon is for you
— I just graduated, can I still come to an event?
Yes. all we need is your coding skills. The registration is however moderated so submit your idea and see if the organization team will invite you to work on your idea at CodieCon
— I don’t have very much coding experience, can I still participate?
Yes! You can, if you have an idea - you will need to collect a few friends who can program code
— Do I have to get my own laptop?
Yes you will need your code machine to program at CodieCon
— Where can I sleep?
Due to venue restrictions, sometimes you’re going to have to grab some sleep on a sofa or couches. You can also bring a sleeping bag to the event :) Sleeping at hackathons isn’t always the most comfortable arrangement, but it’s absolutely worth it for the experience.
— What if I don’t want to present my hack?
You may think your project isn’t impressive or it may not be finished so you don’t want to present it. You should present it anyway! Honestly, hackathons isn’t about being the best or being competitive. It’s all about having fun, making connections and learning how to become better at things you care about. Presenting your hack gives you a chance to be proud of what you’ve done, and you should be proud.
— What do I bring?
This is a very hands-on and grassroots event. Bring your laptops, mobile phones, wearable computing devices, to whatever inspires you but above all, your energy and your brain! Don’t worry if you forget something, Covengers will take care of that.
— What is the goal of the hackathon?
We want to create an environment that embraces new ideas and technology solutions. A place where technology designers and developers can come together to develop your ideas and get help from industry experts in building them at the same time have the opportunity to present and win cash prizes.
— How do I form or join a team?
We do encourage participants to start forming teams before the event. But do not worry, you’ll meet people when you get here. If you are looking for a team to join, be sure to send us an email and we would be happy to match you up with some team/participant. You can also propose or join a team via our forum, Meetup Community, Facebook page, and LinkedIn group. Tip: Invite your friends to come to the Codiecon too! That way you’re guaranteed to have at least one familiar face.
— Are there prizes for the hack categories?
We do have prizes in cash and freebies. The total cash award for CodieCon 2019 is Rs 4 lacs with the top prize of Rs 2 lacs for the winning team.
— What are the fun events at CodieCon?
We believe in having a party while coding. Music, food, discussions with experts, and gaming events throughout the event. X-Box games and other games are organized and winners are given prizes.
— What are the freebies at CodieCon?
An exclusive CodieCon 2019 T-Shirt and souvenirs in a grab bag at registration
— When does registration close for CodieCon 2019?
Registrations close March 3rd
— I have registered. When will I know if my registration has been accepted for CodieCon 2019?
The organizing committee will let you know by March 5th, 6pm IST on the qualifying registration and teams
— What is the criteria that the selection committee will use to qualify my registration?
The organizing committee uses several criteria to qualify registrations eligible for participation at CodieCon. A few are
->Quality of the idea
->Fitment to the theme for CodieCon - future tech ideas have a better chance
->Your experience and skills
->Size of the team and participation
->And other qualifiers
— Is there a registration fee for CodieCon?
No there is no registration fee for CodieCon 2019.
— Is there reimbursement for travel?
Unfortunately, Codiecon doesn’t provide coders and hackers with travel or stay reimbursements.
— What about my food ?
Obviously it’s on us! Your meals for the weekend will be free and there’ll be plenty of snacks and drinks to keep you energized. If you’ve got specific dietary requirements, you should let the event organizers know and they’ll be more than happy to make arrangements.
— What if I don’t have an idea?
Most people don’t have an idea before they get to the event so that is completely normal. But once you start interacting with other people, you might come up with something. And there will be professionals at the event which might help give you some ideas. Don’t worry about it, you’ll find something to work on.
You will however need to submit your profile and interests for getting selected to participate in CodieCon 2019
— How many top teams/finalists will be given the prizes?
This will be decided on the basis of participation and completion levels. At the minimum 3 teams will be awarded cash awards Rs 2 lacs for the winner, Rs 1.25 lacs for the first runner up and Rs 75k for the 2nd runner up.
— What should be the team size?
The team should be a minimum of 2 people and maximum of 5 people.
— Can a person be part of more than one team?
— Why does Codiecon have a Code of Conduct?
We want Codiecon to be a safe and welcoming space for hackers. Having a Code of Conduct makes the process of reporting incidents as simple as possible and provides guidelines for behavior at events.
— Great! How can I get involved?
Go ahead and visit Codiecon website for a list of upcoming hackathons and subscribe to stay updated.
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