COMPETITION DETAILS

 

SL EXSTO Awards

 

SL EXSTO Awards is organized to unveil the unique talents, creativity and innovations of the undergraduates from state and non-state universities/institutes in Sri Lanka. This is an effort to motivate the students and to open up new avenues for them to gain exposure to the industry expanding their horizons in the field of IT. Further, this recognizes the great efforts and commitments of the supervisors who drive these students towards their success. The competition is held in two rounds. There can be a maximum of six members in a team including the supervisor(s). All team members are required to be from the same university/institute. The best ten projects will be showcased during the day of the grand finale.

Prize Awards:

Winner: Rs: 125,000/=

1st Runner up: Rs: 75,000/=

2nd Runner up: Rs: 50,000/=

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Overnight Hackathon

 

Overnight Hackathon is one of the key competitions at SLIIT CODEFEST. This competition is organized under the tertiary category to focus on enhancing the software development capabilities of undergraduates from state and non-state universities/institutes in Sri Lanka. The competition is held in two rounds. In the initial round, the registered groups are required to submit a software product on a given topic. The selected best ten groups qualify to compete in the final round which is a 24 hour overnight hackathon. The best three groups are awarded cash prizes.

Prize Awards:

Winner: Rs: 100,000/=

1st Runner up: Rs: 60,000/=

2nd Runner up: Rs: 40,000/=

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Overnight Designathon

 

The aim of this competition is to recognize undergraduate students who have achieved landmarks in User Experience Design. Designathon is a speed design challenge where participants design a mobile, desktop or web application to solve a real-world problem within 24 hours. Each team can consist of four to five members.

Prize Awards:

Winner: Rs: 75,000/=

1st Runner up: Rs: 50,000/=

2nd Runner up: Rs: 25,000/=

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Capture the Flag

 

“Hack Me if You Can” Capture the Flag tournament is a distributed, wide-area security exercise, whose goal is to test the security skills of the participants. This competition provides different types of offensive security problems for the participants to solve within a 6 hour time period. There can be maximum of four members in a team. Winners are selected based on the activities and levels they have completed.

Prize Awards:

Winner: Rs: 50,000/=

1st Runner up: Rs: 30,000/=

2nd Runner up: Rs: 20,000/=

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AI Innovator

 

AI innovator competition gives an open platform for AI enthusiasts to showcase their skills and innovation to a broader audience. The participants may develop a software enabled solution that uses AI/Machine learning related algorithms/technologies to solve interesting real-world problems. The participants may compete as individuals or as groups where each group can consist of not more than 4 members. The competition consists of multiple rounds and ten groups/contestants will be selected for the final round. The winners will receive cash prizes as well as the opportunity to showcase their project to the potential investors.

Prize Awards:

Winner: Rs: 40,000/=

1st Runner up: Rs: 25,000/=

2nd Runner up: Rs: 10,000/=

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LearningCODE

 

Contestants are challenged to develop a data science based software solution for a given data intensive real-world problem using machine learning concepts, which can find patterns, extract new knowledge, generate insights and predictions, and visualize them effectively. A team should comprise of four members. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winning teams.

Prize Awards:

Winner: Rs: 40,000/=

1st Runner up: Rs: 25,000/=

2nd Runner up: Rs: 10,000/=

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NetCom

 

This competition provides a great opportunity for students to showcase their networking abilities, and gain visibility among talent recruiters in the growing ICT and networking field. NetCom competition is open to any student who is currently enrolled in any university/institute in Sri Lanka. The competition is held in two rounds. Each team should comprise a maximum of four undergraduate students.

Prize Awards:

Winner: Rs: 30,000/=

1st Runner up: Rs: 20,000/=

2nd Runner up: Rs: 10,000/= 

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AdaEsc – Unveiling her power through coding

 

Following the footsteps of Ada Lovelace: the first programmer in the history, “AdaEsc” aims to inspire and educate girls and women to solve         real-world problems through technology. Female undergraduates are required to develop a system with a mobile application that solves real problems in their communities. Competitors can create teams with not more than five members and will be mentored by tech women from academia and industry. The competitions will be carried out in two rounds, where 10 teams will be selected for the final round.

Prize Awards:

Winner: Rs: 30,000/=

1st Runner up: Rs: 20,000/=

2nd Runner up: Rs: 10,000/= 

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ඇසි දිසි රූ – Short Film Competition

 

The aim of this competition is to recognize undergraduate students with industry level cinematography skills to demonstrate their talents in visual story telling.  Each group can consist of a maximum of five students enrolled in any university/institute in Sri Lanka.

Prize Awards:

Winner: Rs: 30,000/=

1st Runner up: Rs: 20,000/=

2nd Runner up: Rs: 10,000/=

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Coding Contest Senior

 

Coding contest is open to students in and above grade 10. The competition requires students to develop a software product based on a given theme. There can be a maximum of five members in a team. All team members are required to be from the same school. There can be multiple groups from the same school, but one student cannot represent two teams. The competition consists of a preliminary round and five finalists will be selected for the grand finale. In the final round, the best three projects will be awarded winner, 1st runner up and 2nd runner up prizes respectively.

Prize awards:

Winner:  Rs.100 000/=

       1st Runner up:  Rs.60 000/=

      2nd Runner up:  Rs. 40 000/=

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Coding Contest Junior

 

Coding junior is open to students below grade 10. Similar to Coding Contest Senior, the competition requires students to develop a software product based on a given theme. There can be a maximum of five members in a team. All team members are required to be from the same school. There can be multiple groups from the same school, but one student cannot represent two teams. The competition consists of a preliminary round and five finalists will be selected for the grand finale. In the final round, the best three projects will be awarded winner, 1st runner up and 2nd runner up prizes respectively.

Prize awards:

Winner:  Rs.75 000/=

1st Runner up:  Rs.50 000/=

2nd Runner up:  Rs. 25 000/=

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ICT Quiz

 

The quiz competition will be held on the day of the grand finale of CODEFEST. There can be a maximum of three members in a team. The questions are based on the ICT syllabus of G.C.E O/L and A/L. The three best teams will be selected for the final round. The next best five teams will be awarded merit awards.

 

Prize awards:

Winner:  Rs.50 000/=

1st Runner up:  Rs.30 000/=

2nd Runner up:  Rs. 20 000/=

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IOT Competition

 

IoT applications and services are defining the future of the world from different perspectives including Smart Societies, Smart towns, Smart Universities, and Smart Communities. Moreover, the engineers who have the intellect of IoT are very much in demand around the globe, and it is among the fastest growing careers in Sri Lanka as well. The competition is designed to give an open challenge along with the CODEFEST 2019 theme to propose and demonstrate smart solutions to real-world problems, e.g., Smart systems for schools. There can be a maximum of four members in a team. In addition, each team should have an ICT teacher as a mentor. The solution will be evaluated carefully for its innovativeness, practicality, business value, and originality.

Prize awards:

Winner:  Rs.50 000/=

  1st Runner up:  Rs.30 000/=

     2nd Runner up:  Rs. 20 000/=

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Digital Design Contest

 

The aim of this competition is to recognize school students who possess an eye for creative photography and graphics designing to present high level concept art.  The competition is open to any school student in Sri Lanka.

   Prize awards:

Winner:  Rs.30 000/=

  1st Runner up:  Rs.20 000/=

 2nd Runner up:  Rs. 10 000/=

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