Frequently Asked  Questions

Who can participate?
Everybody is welcome and can apply. No matter if you are an entrepreneur, a professional, or a student. You don’t need to have a degree in Computer Science! Specifically, we are looking for hackers, coders, and makers but also for innovators, engineers, creative people, and geeks.
Are individual entries allowed?
A team should be between 2-4 people. If you don’t have a team yet, you can still apply because you will have the chance to join a team on-sight.
Is remote entry allowed?
No, we want this hackathon to be an onsite event, so remotely joining and working with a remote team is not allowed.
What is the maximum number of members in a team?
A team should be between 2-4 people.
Do all team members need to be on the event premises?
Yes, every team member should be present. If a team member cannot be present during the pitch or can only come later please tell us and we will find a way to manage!
What are the costs for participating?
There is no participation cost.
Will there be travel reimbursement?
You are responsible for your travel and reaching the venue on time. The organizers do not take any responsibility for your transportation and ensuring you get the venue for participating in the event.
When will solo hackers be paired with other hackers?
Solo hackers will be paired with other hackers after they qualify the qualifier round. This will happen onspot on Hack Day
How will solo hackers be paired?
Solo hackers will be paired by random draw of names.
How will the submissions be judged?
You can find the judgement criteria here(link for rules and guideline page).
Who are the panel members for the jury?
NativeBase core team will judge the submitted submissions.
When will the results of the event be announced?
Results will be announced on 3rd July, 3:00 PM.
What are the languages that can be used?
Frontend: React Native, NativeBase and Expo Backend: Firebase, Supabase, AWS or your custom backend in any language.
Is there support available?
The environment at the Hackathon is explicitly designed to encourage everyone to have fun and help each other. If you’re ever stuck on anything, speak to a NativeBase team member who might be able to help. Teammates and other participants are on hand too, as this is a collaborative environment.
Are we allowed to use third-party components like open source libraries etc., to implement a solution?
For creating your UI at this Hackathon you can only use NativeBase as a third-party component library. Other than that you are free to choose your choice of tech stack.
What if two teams do similar projects?
You can follow the Judgement criteria here, to find out how we resolve such a conflict.
Do we bring our systems, or will they be provided at the venue?
Each Participant must bring or obtain, on their own, whatever hardware and software they believe will be necessary to participate (e.g., laptops, phones, etc.), including any necessary chargers. If the data and materials to be used are made available through a third-party website, Participants are responsible for reviewing any applicable terms for using such websites and deciding if they are acceptable to the Hackathon. The organizers will provide electrical outlets and wireless internet connections.