CODEFEST 2019

Under the Theme

Coding for a Better Tomorrow

 

CODEFEST is a nationwide Software Competition organized by the Faculty of Computing of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) geared towards exhibiting the software application design and developing talents of students island-wide. It is an effort of SLIIT to elevate the entire nation’s ICT knowledge to achieve its aspiration of being the knowledge hub in Asia. CODEFEST was first organized in 2012 and this year it will be held for the 8th consecutive time in parallel with the 20th anniversary celebrations of SLIIT.

Notice

The Initial round for coding completion for Junior and Senior Category which was due to be held on 10th October has been postponed to 28th October Due to number of requests

TIMELINE

  • March 25

    Registration opening Date

    Registration opening Date

    March 25, 2019
  • October 4

    Datathon Initial Round

    Datathon Initial Round

    October 4, 2019
  • October 6

    Registration Closing Date

    Registration Closing Date

    October 6, 2019
  • October 8

    Desingathon Workshop & Initial Round

    Desingathon Workshop & Initial Round

    October 8, 2019
  • October 10

    SLEXTO Awards Initial Rounds

    SLEXTO Awards Initial Rounds

    October 10, 2019
  • October 28

    Initial round Coding Contest (Junior / Senior)

    Initial round Coding Contest (Junior / Senior)

    October 28, 2019
  • October 30

    Capture The Flag Initial Rounds

    Capture The Flag Initial Rounds

    October 30, 2019
  • October 31

    Final round

    Final round

    October 31, 2019
  • November 1

    Final round

    Final round

    November 1, 2019

COMPETITION CATEGORIES

SL EXSTO

SL EXSTO Awards

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Overnight Hackathon

Overnight Hackathon

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Overnight Designathon

Overnight Designathon

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Capture the Flag

Capture the Flag

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AI Innovator

AI Innovator

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LearningCODE

DATATHON

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NetCom

NetCom

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ඇසි දිසි රූ - Short Film Competition

ඇසි දිසි රූ - Short Film Competition

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SL EXSTO

Coding Contest Senior

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SL EXSTO

Coding Contest Junior

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SL EXSTO

ICT Quiz

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SPONSORS - 2019

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BRONZE Sponsor

SPONSOR

SPONSOR

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Total Number of Teams - Codefest 2019

254
 School Category 2018
266
School Category 2019
309
Tertiary Category 2019
258
 Tertiary Category 2018

Testimonial

SLIIT’s annual CODEFEST has earned an enviable reputation in attracting high performing competitors skilled in coding and tech skills. Through it we inspire and create a pipeline for hundreds of young people towards a brighter future and help to meet a critical national need for highly skilled, educated computer tech experts
PROF. CHANDIMAL JAYAWARDENA

PROF. CHANDIMAL JAYAWARDENA

DEAN – FACULTY OF COMPUTING
The goal of Codefest is to foster and promote ICT throughout Sri Lanka in order to make our nation the knowledge hub in Asia. Codefest has been recognized by the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure as a national event .
DR. PRADEEP ABEYGUNAWARDHANA

DR. PRADEEP ABEYGUNAWARDHANA

HEAD – DEPARTMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM ENGINEERING
Codefest provides an ideal platform for school students to showcase their talents in software development. A national competition of this nature brings out the best in every student as they thrive to bring fame to their schools .
Dr. Malitha Wijesundara

Dr. Malitha Wijesundara

DEAN - FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & SCIENCES | HUMANITIES & SCIENCES

News Flash

CODEFEST 2018 – GRAND FINALE

“Codefest 2018” Coding for Humanity & Beyond SLIIT recently hosted CodeFest 2018- the National coding Competition at SLIIT Malabe Campus. The event hosted for the seventh consecutive year by the Faculty of Computing of SLIIT is a unique initiative to provide a stage for the zealous programmers to frame their best code. This nationwide software […]

CAPTURE THE FLAG – 2018

“Hack Me if You Can”: Capture the Flag tournament is a distributed, wide-area security exercise, of which the goal is to test the security skills of the contestants. It is organized as part of the 3rd year Cyber Security students’ capstone project. Attack-oriented CTF competitions try to distill the essence of many aspects of professional […]

CODEFEST 2018

  The Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), the nation’s leading degree awarding institute in the field of Information Technology is proud to announce “CODEFEST 2018” for the 7th consecutive year. CODEFEST is the effort of SLIIT to elevate the entire nation’s ICT knowledge to achieve the nation’s aspiration of being the knowledge hub […]

HACKATHON – 2018

Problem Description In this competition, four-member student teams representing all Universities and Institutes of Sri Lanka will be competing with each other to prove their software development expertise. The competition consists of an awareness session to introduce the tools and platforms to be used, which is then followed by two rounds.The product specification and the […]


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Our Team

Dr. Nuwan Kodagoda

Coordinator – CODEFEST 2019 / Head-Department of Computer science & Software Engineering

Faculty of Computing
Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
New Kandy Road, Malabe

    Mr. Dilshan De Silva

    Organizing Committee – CODEFEST 2019

      Senior Lecturer
      Faculty of Computing
      Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
      New Kandy Road, Malabe

      Ms. Anjalie Gamage

      Organizing Committee – CODEFEST 2019

        Senior Lecturer
        Faculty of Computing
        Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
        New Kandy Road, Malabe

        Prof. Chandimal Jayawardena

        Dean – Faculty of Computing

          Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
          New Kandy Road, Malabe

          Dr. Pradeep Abeygunawardhana

          Head – Department Computer System Engineering

            Faculty of Computing
            Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
            New Kandy Road, Malabe

            Mr. Jayantha Amaraarchchi

            Head – Department of Information Technology

              Faculty of Computing
              Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
              New Kandy Road, Malabe

              CONTACT US

              SLIIT , New Kandy Road, Malabe

              codefest@sliit.lk

              Mr.Nuwan Kodagoda-: 011-7544102

              Mr.Dilshan De Silva-: 011-7544158

              Ms.Anjalie Gamage-: 011-7544114

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