Hacktober is a hackathon targeted at students which is aimed at creating an affinity for software development while promoting a culture of collaboration and software development best practices.
The competition will have two stages; an on-campus competition amongst students in selected
campuses and a finale that will be an inter-campus competition at the Genesys Tech Hub,
Enugu. The first stage of the competition is scheduled to take place on 15th October 2018.
1. Teams of 3 (consisting of a designer and two developers) will apply for the first stage of
the competition that will happen in their individual campuses. The winners in each
campus win a cash prize of 100,000 NGN (One hundred thousand naira) and qualify for
the hackathon finals.
2. Winners from the first stage will convene in Enugu for the hackathon finals. Teams will
hack for a total of 2 days for cash prizes of 200,000 NGN (1st Prize), 100,000 NGN (Consolation
Prize) and 100,000 NGN (Consolation Prize).
3. During the second stage of the hackathon, Genesys will provide accommodation and food for participants for the 2 days.