Hackathon Slovenia for students of any gender is one of six European acclaimed competitions for young people who are interested in new technologies. The competition starts on 18 September online, and for the winning team a month later at the European level. You can sign up to the hackathon
or, even better, with your team of 6 participants, where each one of you will contribute their know-how in solving a challenge. So, we are not only looking for coders,
but also designers, writers and other specialists who will help your team win. Last but not least, it also pays off because the Slovenian winning team might receives a EUR 2,000
The hackathon will be online The hackathon begins with the creation of a prototype that needs to be coded and designed accordingly. The prototype is designed to solve a real challenge and will need to be completed within these two-days competition. All teams will have equal working conditions and access to mentors who will help you with expert advice. Workshops will help you improve your solutions and prepare for your presentations. At the end, you will present your prototypes to the jury that will select the final winner for Slovenia.
Presentation to the European jury
The winning team from the Slovenian finals will receive a cash prize of EUR 2,000 and the opportunity to present themselves at European level , where the winners of hackathons from six countries will present their prototypes to the European jury during the official Europe Code Week the 14 October, 2021. The champions of Europe will be additionally rewarded with the latest computer equipment.
What to expect?
- Interesting challenges
- Professional guidance and assistance in creating a solution
- Find out about trends in the field of digital technology
- Knowledge acquisition workshops
- Fun activities
- Hanging out with young people with shared interests
- An opportunity to e-meet the best teams from all over Europe
- Prizes (financial and practical)
The hackathon is free of charge for all participants.
You will receive more detailed information about the event, venue and everything else after registration.
Instructions for participants
The jury will take your method, use of your time and prototype quality into account when selecting the successful team!
To help you prepare for the pitch of your solution, we will offer you free workshops during the hackathon. Your team will also be assisted by mentors who will make sure you are on the right track.
The top best teams will be rewarded for their achievements with practical prizes.
The winning team will receive a cash prize of EUR 2,000 and an invitation to present their solution to the European jury on the 14 October 2021.
The winners of hackathons from six countries will present their prototypes to the European jury during the official Europe Code Week the 14 October, 2021. The European champions will be rewarded with even more computer equipment that will (hopefully) encourage them to further develop their digital skills.
Jury & Mentors
EU Code Week Hackathon Slovenia brings together leading figures from the Worlds of business, IT, venture capital, education, as well as local, national and EU leaders, influencers and coaches to guide and support you and your team during this intensive marathon.
In his free time, he is actively involved in the field of choral music.
Katja K. Ošljak
He participates in various local and European projects, and also walks in business environment. He has extensive experience in mentoring, prototyping, working with young people, CNC machining, 3D modeling,
He likes to share his knowledge with the participants of interactive workshops from various fields of information technologies.
In her pedagogical work, the emphasis is on creative audio-visual production with computer technologies, with which she encourages the younger population to think creatively and create with the help of modern technologies.
In addition to this he is an outstanding Official Red Hat Instructor and Architect. He is a curious learner and eager to implement and share his newly obtained knowledge in practice.
In connection with the hackathon, there will be workshops for beginners in coding, tinkering with hardware and robotics and so on for participants to learn some basics of computational thinking and coding. From April to September, we are organising side events with our amazing partners of the EU Code Week Hackathons and it’s free to take part! Check out the different activities and register to get the link.
Animate a name
- Use a block-based programming language
- Master important computer science concepts such as events, sequences and loops
- Create an animation project in Scratch for CS First
More information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8c8JCZRy9do&list=PLnqp3yQre_1hFCDhLMSsecHDemuuOB2a4
Creative Coding Workshop
Robotics Training Series by MakeX/MakeBlock
EU Code Week (#CodeWeek) is a grassroots movement run by volunteers to promote digital literacy through activities linked to coding and computer science. It inspires and engages people to explore new ideas and innovation for the future. Activities for EU Code Week take place all over the world between 9 and 24 October.
The idea of the EU Code Week Hackathon is to show how concrete solutions come to life with the help of young people’s creativity, enthusiasm, fresh ideas and coding skills. The hackathons are created and co-organised by the European Commission and local EU Code Week Ambassadors The initiative is financed by the European Parliament