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COMPETING IN THE AGRI-D FOOD HACK

Teams should be registered as per the instructions prior to the event before 0900 on the 5th November 2021. note: Individuals not registered can join match making sessions within the event to help join teams, all final teams should be registered before 1200

  • Participating teams for the event are those who submit at least one document as their proposal to solve the problem statement.

  • Each team can have maximum of upto 5 members and minimum of 2 members.


The following personnels cannot compete in the Agri-D Food Hack:

  • Volunteer, Jury, or Mentor
  • Event Organizer
  • Sponsor or Staff member of Agri-D Convention, Hyperledger, or IOTA Foundation

Teams who have any affiliation with a member of the jury ARE ALLOWED to participate in the Hackathon. HOWEVER, they must disclose their affiliation before judging commences so that the concerned jury member can recuse himself/herself and keep the competition fair to the other teams.

Your submission must utilise one of the existing Hyperledger or IOTA technologies.

All the presentation materials, design documents, code etc. must be prepared during the event.

The team owns full copyright to all materials (including code) produced during the event.

Each team is free to decide what to be done with the materials. For example, leave it at that state, open-source the materials, continue working on the project in stealth mode. The code must be made available (privately if required) to the jury panel for evaluation.


A team can use the currently available open source solutions in their submission. However, note that your team will be evaluated based on the novelty part or the extension to the already available solution.

A well written document, know-how and the presentation carries additional score.

Submissions are to be done on or before the deadline of the event.

Any submissions after the deadline will not be considered. If you're facing difficulty then please send an email to the India chapter mailing thread. Volunteers/Organizers will reach you out.

Each team will have to prepare a product pitch proposal. Upon further qualification to the next round a presentation with a demo is expected.

Teams can use the platform of their choice for the Hackathon.

All the Q&A/discussions/clarification will be done via the Official Agri-D Food Hack Discord Server. Participants are encouraged to join, if not already done so.



IMPORTANT NOTES#

There is no registration fee for participating in the Agri-D Food Hack, however, registration is must.

Agri-D, IOTA Foundation, and Hyperledger will never approach you for your personal information. Beware of fraudulence. For the benefit of the participants the names of the organizers are published in the agenda page.

There is zero tolerance towards malpractice. If you or your team are found to be breaking any of these rules and regulations, or disrupting the community focus of this event, then the entire team may be disqualified.

The decision made by the jury panel is final.

Jury panel is discouraged from influencing their peers. Participants may seek additional evaluation information through the community channels. However, the request is evaluated case by case basis to not overwhelm jury with the requests.

Participants are discouraged from influencing the jury panel. If any such incidents are found, an entire team may be held responsible and scores may be penalised.

Participants sending personal messages to the Organizers/Volunteers/Sponsor during the event is strictly prohibited. Use the Agri-D, IOTA, and Hyperledger Channels in the Discord for all the discussions.


CODE OF CONDUCT#

By participating in the hackathon, you agree to abide by the following:

All the organizers, participants, sponsors, and jury are expected to show respect to other individuals or teams.

The event is open for anybody interested to participate in. Agri-D, IOTA Foundation, and Hyperledger do not discriminate based on any factor.

Harassment of any kind as deemed inappropriate by the authorities (government, corporate etc.) is not allowed.

Failure to comply with any of the above, your team will be disqualified.

Comments or questions?#

Please contact the Organization team direct in our Discord Channel.

Note: These points are subject to changes. However, the changes would be to add additional points or clarify with detailed description where necessary.