1. DATE AND LOCATION
The hackathon will begin on Saturday, March 10 at 7:45 a.m. and end on Sunday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick – Dieppe Campus gymnasium.
You must currently be a student or a graduate.
You must complete the registration form on the Hackathon website.
Registration will take place from February 15, 2018 to March 9, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
The organizing committee reserves the right to refuse any incomplete registration application.
To learn more about your mission, please consult the resources’ section.
Teams must include a maximum of 4 members. You may register as a team or as an individual. You may also join a team. Join the Facebook group to find teammates.
It is recommended that you form multidisciplinary teams: programmers, graphic designers, marketers, etc.
At the end of the hackathon, a jury will evaluate the prototypes and determine the winning teams, in accordance with specified criteria for each prize. Judges will attend the on-site presentations.
List of prizes:
- A grand prize (1st place) of $10 000
- A 2nd place prize of $7 000
- A 3rd place prize of $5 000
- Special recognition prize – Community and youth – $1 500
- Special recognition prize – Industry – $1 500
7. GENERAL PROVISIONS
By participating in the Hackathon, participants agree that their image and voice may be registered and confer the irrevocable right to use their name, image and voice on any means of communication controlled or authorized by the organisers.
The event will take place entirely in French. You must understand French and be able to express yourself in French. Welcome francophones and francophiles!
It is recommended that you bring your own laptop and your own software. Participants remain solely responsible for their hardware and software. An internet connection will be available on site.
Info session – Participants are invited to virtually attend the info session to learn more and to prepare for the hackathon. Participation is highly recommended.
At the end of the period allocated for the creation of the project, each team will have to make a presentation of approximately five minutes before the jury. This presentation must contain a demonstration of the prototype.
8. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Participants have obtained owners’ permission to use data, tools and information during this Hackathon and are doing so in accordance with all applicable laws for the purposes of the Hackathon.
Therefore, Participants declare that they are the exclusive owners or licensees of all the intellectual property that led to the creation of the software created as part of this Hackathon and that they have the right to submit such software for the purposes of the contest.
Each participant retains all intellectual property rights in the software produced as part of this Hackathon (including moral rights). However, each participant grants the Government of Canada, the University of Moncton and the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick a free, perpetual and non-exclusive license to use in any manner, including the right to adapt, develop, modify or publish, the prototype or any element created during their participation in the Hackathon.
The Government of Canada, the University of Moncton, the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick, their employees and agents will not be held liable for any damages relating to the use, distribution, offer for sale or license relating to the development of software produced during this Hackathon.