FOSS Hack 3.0 - Instructions for Hackers

General Guidelines

  1. The FOSS Hack dashboard is now live, and all hackers can now add their projects.
  2. Sign-up to the fosshack dashboard and create your project.
  3. If your teammates have already created the project, join it instead.
  4. Do ensure to have added/joined your projects before the hackathon starts (4 March 2023, 10 AM).

Important Notes:

  • Only the creator of a project can edit the project specifics.
  • Team members can log updates.
  • Refer to the hackathon rules.
  • Make sure to have joined the telegram group, as all primary communication shall be there henceforth. You can also post queries for mentors too.
  • If you are contributing to any other FOSS project this season, make sure you keep the reference to the original project properly in the submission.

Hackers contributing to Partner Projects.

  • The complete details on partner projects can be found here.
  • You will be submitting a pull request that has been merged or approved by the mentors.
  • Add specifics of submission in the hackathon dashboard as a project with the "Partner Projects" tag.
  • Mentorship Phase: 27 Feb - 3 Mar 2023.

Offline Hackers at RV University

  • The registration desk opens at 8 AM on 4th March, 2023, post which is an open breakfast.
  • The hacking starts at 10 AM after a brief opening ceremony.
  • The closing ceremony will be at 6 PM on 5th March, 2023

Please make your travel plans accordingly. Final schedule will be updated on 2 March 2023.

There will be stalls, speaker sessions, learning sessions and effective mentorship throughout.

Important: Make sure to have your team members onboarded, while adding the project in the dashboard.

You will have all provisions during the hackathon hours :

  • Delicious food and other amenities.
  • Mattresses and resting areas.
  • Open spaces for networking and lively conversations.
  • Special: Live music night during dinner.

Hackers at Local Editions - Kochi / Thiruvananthapuram

  • Add your projects to the dashboard before 03 March 2023.
  • While creating your projects - make sure to specify the location.
  • Due to limitations in venue space, invites will be sent to projects based on a first-serve basis, by the respective local edition organisers.

In case of any query, do write to us at