KU HackFest 2021: MLH international digital hackathon about to happen!

What is KU hackfest 2021?

KU HackFest 2021 is a 48-hour long international digital hackathon being organized by the Kathmandu University Computer Club (KUCC) on 19-21 February 2021. Where over 300 students will take part in a virtual meetup environment. It thrills us to proclaim that KU HackFest 2021 is Nepal’s First Digital Major League Hacking (MLH) Member Event and we will join the Official 2021 Hackathon Season to make this hackathon grander and inclusive for any tech enthusiast to participate.

In case you did not know about MLH?

Major League Hacking (MLH) is the official student hackathon league. Each year, MLH powers over 200 weekend-long invention competitions that inspire innovation, cultivate communities and teach computer science skills to over 65,000 students around the world. MLH is an engaged and passionate maker community, consisting of the next generation of technology leaders and entrepreneurs.ย 

The vision of the team:

Their vision is to bring together innovative minds and tech enthusiasts from different parts of the world to collaborate and compete with all and to manifest incredible ideas in Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) and market solutions. Not only that, we envision this hackathon to be a great learning platform for beginners and those who are curious about technology. Also, as experts from diverse technical fields will be attending the hackathon, it would be a great networking and learning opportunity for every participant.

Why participate?

KU HackFest 2021 is a platform where participants will not only compete but will enjoy and learn together. You can show your skills to build an amazing project and win wholesome prizes, gifts, swags, API Gifts, and cash rewards. But that should not be your only goal. This is an excellent opportunity for you to gain considerable skills and expertise through collaborative engagement and brainstorming solution-oriented innovative solutions. As there will be proficient coaches, mentors, and trainers from around the world to supervise the learners and direct them, grab as much as you can to make this event an unforgettable learning experience in your life.

The tracks:

Data Science and AI

IOT

Cloud

Blockchain

AR and VR

Open Innovation

What are the prizes?

After all that you will have accomplished in this hackathon, do you think you will leave bare hands? Certainly not! there are cash prizes, goodies, swags, certificates, API gifts, and a lot more that await you in this hackathon for your 48-hour long persistence and exceptional effort. A full detailed list will be announced soon. Stay tuned!

The Deadline:

The application deadline is 3rd February 2021. However, we suggest you apply beforehand for priority review and advance information.

How to register?

Itโ€™s super easy. We have partnered with Devfolio and itโ€™s your one-stop platform from registration to project submission. If you already have a team, make sure that all your team members apply as well.

Announcement: https://twitter.com/kuhackfest/status/1343957092206448640/photo/1

Event Details:

Date: Feb 19-21

Duration: 48-hours long

For more information visit: www.hackfest.com