What is the format of the hackathon?
This will be an online hackathon. We will live stream a dashboard of commits, PRs and issues of participants' code repositories. During the course of the event, there will be bite sized talks from people from various organizations.
I am not a student, can I participate?
Yes. The prize pool will be divided among the winners based on the merit of projects at the discretion of the jury.
What can I build?
Anything Free and Open Source. The goal of this hackathon is to engage with developers and encourage them to collaborate and build software for public good.
I am looking for some hackathon ideas?
We have a list some of projects and ideas that you might like to work on. Check our forum.
Can I contribute to existing projects?
Yes. Contributions in true spirit is something we would love to see. Please make sure you adhere to the contribution guidelines of the project you are contributing to.
Can I discuss ideas and collaborate publicly?
Yes. Feel free to discuss, solicit ideas, seek collaborations, and build teams however you want.
Where can I find all the rules of the event?
They are described on the rules page. Participants should also adhere to the code of conduct.
I have more questions
You can post queries on the FOSS Hack forum