Call for Hackathon Coders
The Hackathon will take place between May 24th – May 31st (but you’re encouraged to familiarize yourself with the Hackathon Code Framework available under the Hackathon page) in-person at ICRA 2023 (London, UK) and online.
The context for the hackathon is available on our website already so that you can be better prepared. Software libraries/competition API are also available on the Hackathon page. Processing is the environment we will be using to evaluate your submissions.
Minimum criteria for valid submission
The submitted code should run in the Processing environment.
The submitted prototype should demonstrate a minimum of 10 valid object retrieval requests in order to be considered a complete and valid submission.
A README file or a short description should be included in the submission with at least the following information:
Participant name, affiliation, and contact information for acknowledgment purposes.
Acknowledge the Design Proposal submission that has been chosen to be implemented.
Instructions for running the code or using the demo (especially any particular features implemented in the code that require special instructions).
How the submissions will be evaluated
All valid submissions will be evaluated based on their generalizability (30%), correspondence (30%), ingenuity (30%), and demo quality (10%). A more detailed description of what each of the criteria means is outlined here.
Three cash prizes will be awarded to the three top winners!
1st place winner will be awarded a $1000 CAD cash prize, 2nd place winner will be awarded a $500 CAD cash prize, and the 3rd place winner will be awarded a $250 CAD cash prize!
These prizes will be awarded based on the judges’ evaluation of the submissions.
Registration & Participation
We have free in-person ICRA (competition-only) access.
To give us a better idea of the number of coders interested in participating in our event, please fill out this form. If you'd like to participate in-person, please indicate it in the registration form and we will send you a follow-up email.
You can participate as an individual or as a team, online and in-person.
You can produce multiple submissions to increase your chances of winning.