Hacking Heist is a highly anticipated international hackathon organized by many famous student communities all over the world uniting together to produce a memorable event for talented students who possess the skills of different domains.

The event is a 36-hour long with a theme based on Pirates. The participants come resembling pirates and fight through the dangerous perils of the oceans which are the different domains they will receive in the hackathon. The domains come as waves and the pirates maneuvering their way to the treasure. The top pirate takes the loot and in the same way, the top participants will receive awards. The participant who successfully travels through all the perils of the ocean(challenges) is termed as the “King of the Ocean”.

WEBSITE: http://hackingheist.tech/

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$25,618 in prizes

General Track (3)

Any project can be submitted to this track! The only requirement is that all the members of the team must be an enthusiast to become a Pirate and conquer the prizes.
Prizes:
1st place: $150
2nd place: $100
3rd place: $50

Coil Best Web Monetization Challenge Prize

The Best Web Monetization Project prize is awarded to the team who make the best use of Web Monetization, Rafiki, or Interledger. Please go through the this document for more information regarding the challenge - https://bit.ly/coil-track

Prizes:
• Coil Prize pack shipped to each member of the winning team

Best use of SAWOLabs API

Any project that uses the SAWO Labs API for building their authentication system will be eligible for this track. The prizes are -

• $100 Prize to winning team
• 1-month free Inaugurate Tier access
• Feature in our Blogs & Articles
• SAWO funds 100% of the Playstore / App store subscription fee for the best mobile apps.
• SAWO funds 100% of the hosting fee for the best web-apps
• For extra special products - Special opportunity to pitch your hack to VCs and Investors in SAWO’s Pitch day Hack

Best WebApp with Qoom

Any project that uses the Qoom platform can be submitted to this track. The prizes are -

• 1-year Pro Plan package (one per team, $140 value)
• Invitation to Qoom Creator Group (https://www.qoom.io/creator-group) (An invite-only 12-week SW apprenticeship program. It's a unique opportunity to build up web dev skills with mentoring from industry experts)
• Featured on Qoom Project Gallery(https://www.qoom.io/projects)

Best use of Symbl.ai

Any project that uses Symbl.ai Api for building its conversation intelligent system will be eligible for this track. The prizes are-
• $100 worth Amazon Gift Card to winning team
• Symb.ai Tshirt shipped to each member of the winning team

Best use of KoII

Any project that uses KoII platform can be submitted to this track. The prizes are -
• First Prize - $1000 USDT
• Second Prize - $500 USDT
• 100 KOII - Most pull requests on Atomic NFT
• 100 KOII - Everyone who adds a new standard to Atomic NFT

Top Pitch (3)

The Top Pitch prize is awarded to the teams who will deliver their pitch in a confident manner. Will not stutter or stumble over their words, or show any insecurity or anxiety while pitching.

Prizes:
• Attend Arabpreneurs' exclusive business bootcamp for free.
• Receive feedback on your pitch from business professionals.
• Marketing internship(s) @ SAVEIT

Top Business Model (3)

The Top Business Model prize will be awarded to the teams who are clear about how they will make money via their idea. Is the business model scalable at an international scale? Did they test their market?

Prizes:
• Attend Arabpreneurs' exclusive business Bootcamp for free.
• Marketing internship(s) @ SAVEIT

Top Product (3)

The Top product prize will be awarded to the teams whose idea is realistically feasible. And an MVP of the idea can be built in 4 weeks (maximum).

Prizes:
• Attend Arabpreneurs' exclusive business Bootcamp for free.
• First priority for product development internship(s) @ CYBERCAMP

Top Market (3)

The Top Market prize will be awarded to the teams that recognize and describes the problem they are solving. And if they know and communicate well who their competition is and how they compare with them?

Prizes:
• Attend Arabpreneurs' exclusive business Bootcamp for free.
• Growth & Outreach internship(s) @ SAVEIT

Best use of Agora

Any project that uses agora web sdk api to voice or video in any application is eligible for this track.

Prizes:
• $50 to the winning team
• Stickers to all those implement sdk
• Top 5 teams Will get bottles
• Some selected projects will be given tshirts

Mental HealthTrack

Any project that provides solution to Mental Health related issues/problems is eligible for this track.

Prizes:
• Internship Opportunities for the winning team

Participation Perks and raffles

• Coupons from GeeksforGeeks
• Replit hacker plans
• Interview cake premium courses to 100 participants (will be done via Raffle)
• Many more swags which one can win via participating in raffles

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

1. You'll need to make a Github repo that will contain the code you'll do

2. You've to add a title, a tagline, and a little description about your project

3. And a demo video explaining your idea and the working of the project or the future scope of that project (basically it depends on how well you can present your project before us)

Judges

Team Hacking Heist

Team Hacking Heist
Hacking Heist

Judging Criteria

  • Originality & Creativity
    How new and novel the idea is.
  • Technical Difficulty
    The level of skill or knowledge required to build the idea.
  • Prototype
    How much of your project is working.
  • Presentation
    How well you can present your project in front of the judges.

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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Hackathon sponsors

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Sailing Master sponsor
Gunner sponsor
Authentication partner
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