Kurinji Hacks is a virtually conducted hackathon by Superposition Chennai open for all girls and non-binary students around the globe. The event aims to encourage female and non-binary individuals to delve into the exhilarating world of CS for social good and marvel at a generation of future-minded geniuses, providing them with a platform to express their creativity and skill.
Our team is passionate about offering attendees a safe, welcoming, and supportive environment to experiment with technology. Not only do we wish to promote creativity in the projects that the attendees will create, we also wish that the girls will be able to learn and have fun. Additionally, we want to generate a larger interest and help more girls and non-binary folks learn and thrive in technology-related fields. This event is free and is organized digitally.
- A video demo under 3 minutes
- Code must be present in some kind of public repository
- You can re-use old projects, but mention what you added new. You will be judged on the work you did in the hackathon weekend.
₹ 12,687,120 in prizes
Best Overall Hack
Top 10 Hacks would be awarded the prize:
- 1 year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.
- Lifetime Upgrades of Taskade
- Verified Slingshot Account
Best Diversity and Inclusivity Hack
Recognizes a team that creates an innovative and inclusive solution to tackle a specific goal, with the focus on Female Empowerment & Gender-Equity
Each team member gets 125$ worth Digital Ocean Credits and Lifetime Upgrades of Taskade Unlimited
Best Ed-tech Hack
Recognizes a team that develops a tool that aids online education and connects students together
Each team member gets a GeeksforGeeks Gift Card worth ₹2000 and 100$ worth Digital Ocean Credits
Best Mental Health Hack
Recognizes a team that creates an innovative solution with the focus on mental wellbeing and health
Each team member gets an opportunity to intern with Raahee and 125$ worth Digital Ocean Credits
Best Beginner Hack
Your project will qualify for this category if at least 50% of your team has first-time hackers
Each team member gets 70% off on Coding Blocks Courses, Lifetime Upgrades of Taskade Unlimited, and 100$ worth Digital Ocean Credits
Recognizes the team which creates an accessible interface with a visually appealing flow, has conducted visible UX research and built an interactive design
The team gets a total of 24 months of access to Framer Pro and each team member gets 1 year subscription to Axure RP Team Edition
Best Sustainability Hack
Recognizes a team that creates the best hack for the environment and health, with a focus on sustainability and future
Each team member gets access to the Leading Learners Ed-tech Bundle and Expansion Pack, valued at 100$ each
Best High School Hack
Recognizes the best hack created by a team consisting of all high school students
Each team member gets 70% off on Coding Blocks Courses, Lifetime Upgrades of Taskade Unlimited, and Sketch Licenses worth 99$
Best AI Hack
Build a hack with the best use of Artificial Intelligence
Symbl.ai Track - Resources and Goodies from Symbl.ai worth 100$
Voiceflow Track - 1 year of Voiceflow Professional License
Best Blockchain/Web 3.0 Hack with Koii
Build a hack on Blockchain or Web3.0 with Koii and win Resources, Credits, and Goodies from Koii valued at 100$ and an opportunity to work with them
Best Use of Linode Cloud
Use any one of Linode's wide array of cloud products and take your hack to the next level! Whether you're looking for data storage, compute power or hosting, Linode has what you need and the complimentary credits to get you started. Sign up and start hacking for your chance to win a Raspberry Pi 4 Starter Kit.
Best Domain Name from GoDaddy Registry
GoDaddy Registry is giving you everything you need to be the best hacker no matter where you are. Register your domain name with GoDaddy Registry for a chance to win a Hack from Home Kit! Each Kit contains wireless earbuds, blue light glasses, selfie ring light and a pouch for easy transport.
Most Creative Use of Twilio
Twilio allows you to incorporate mobile messaging, phone calls and a ton of other awesome communication features right into your hackathon project using web service APIs. Are you building an e-commerce website and want to send text notifications or email confirmations once an order is completed? Or maybe your application needs to verify users based on their mobile numbers? Twilio makes all this possible and more. Build a hack that simplifies your life using any one of Twilio’s APIs for a chance to win a Twilio Swag Box and GameGo Console for you and each of your teammates!
Best Web Monetization Project
Coil is all about providing better ways to access and reward the creators, publishers and platforms that you love. Coil members get to view web monetized sites while streaming micropayments directly to the website owner, or in this case, you! In turn, you can react to payments in real time by displaying a thank-you message, unlocking bonus content, features and so much more! The possibilities are endless. Build a web monetized hack using Coil for a chance to win an Anker - PowerCore Quick Charge Portable Charger, exclusive Coil pin and a $60 coil credit redemption card! Bonus points for originality and creativity!
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Pitch covers all aspects of the solution. It's introduced a problem, a detailed solution, structure, and coding platforms used. It's successfully run through a demo, and judges do not need to ask any more questions than stated.
Team has chosen has uncommon issue, and created a viable, and effective solution to an issue. Solution provides a new way to use technology, or idea of how to do things or applies to an existing type of solution to a new situation/problem.
Solutions prototype has a color scheme and is consistent, easy to navigate and clear. The team has also performed it at a moderate difficulty level, if not harder
Ensures that your solution can be applied highly to a specific issue that is relevant to track - that it's easily accessible, is scalable, is an efficient solution, and has a future marketing plan.
Adherance to Track
Creation provides an original solution, and can be applied to a highly specific issue that is relevant to a track.