THINK. CODE. INNOVATE.

DUBAI CHAPTER '23

25th February, 2023: Grades 1-4

26th February, 2023: Grades 5-8 & 9-13

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2 hours to develop an innovative idea! Are you ready?

Win scholarships, gift cards, certificates, swag and more!

Winners get a chance to compete at the nationals!

We are STEM.ORG accredited!

All student certificates are certified by STEM.ORG

Event Details

Hackathon Format

Details Cadet Group
(Grades 1-4)
Captain Group
(Grades 5-8)
Colonel Group
(Grades 9-13)
Platform
Any Block Based Platform
Any Block / Text Based Platform or Application
Any Block / Text Based Platform or Application
Duration
You will have 2 hours to complete your project.
Themes
You will be provided 2 themes. Choose any 1.
Presentation
Each team will be given 90 seconds to present their project to the judges.
Prizes
Scholarships, Gift Cards, Certificates, Medals, Trophies & tons of swag!!

Hackathon Guidelines

  • Team Submission

    Grades 1-4: Each school may submit a maximum of 3 teams.
    Grades 5-8 & 9-13: Each school may submit a maximum of 3 teams across both categories.

  • Team Structure

    Code Battle is a team event. Each team may have a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 participants.

  • What to carry

    Laptop/tab & charger, enrollment confirmation, your creative best!

WHICH SCHOOL WILL BE VICTORIOUS?

Hackathon Schedule

Time Activity
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Registration Window
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Opening Remarks
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Battle Window
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Wrap-up
12:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Team Presentations
03:30 PM - 03:45 PM
Award Ceremony
03:45 PM - 04:00 PM
Closing Remarks by Judges

Important Information

Reporting Time: 9:00 AM

Dress Code: School Uniform

Point of Contact: Samir – 052-909-1652

Snacks/water,  Wi-Fi & charging points provided.

Free Parking Available!

Due to space constraints parents are encouraged to leave post drop-off!

Venue Details

Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus – Dtec
A5 Building, Dubai Digital Park, Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dubai – United Arab Emirates

 

Judging Criteria

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Teams need to score high in the following 5 criteria, plus add something extra to the mix.

Judges are looking for innovative solutions that have clean UI, excellent pitch and leverage collaboration.

20%

Code

20%

Creativity /Originality

20%

User Interface

20%

Teamwork

20%

Presentation

Esteemed Judges

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Almas Q
Arsalan Nawazish
Maksym Nechepurenko
Mohammed Faz
Mita Srinivasan
Jad Salhani

2023 Dubai Chapter Winners

Jr Cadet
Grades 1-4
Winner
GEMS MODERN ACADEMY

Team: GIRL POWER

Coders: KANIKA B, SAMAIRA M, AASHIMA S.

Runner-Up
GEMS WINCHESTER SCHOOL JEBAL ALI

Team: Collision Coders

Coders: SWARIT S.J, LAKSHYA D.

Third Place
DUBAI ENGLISH SPEAKING SCHOOL

Team: CODE BLOCKERS

Coders: HAMZA S, ABDULLAH F.S, VIHAAN N.

Jr Captain
Grades 5-8
Winner
INDIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Team: DECOROUS

Coders: BRIYAN G.D, MOHAMMED F.A, AKSHAT S.

Runner-Up
GEMS LEGACY SCHOOL

Team: GLS CODE WARRIORS

Coders: DANELL K, NANDAGOPAL P, ZUHAIR P.

Third Place
GEMS MODERN ACADEMY

Team: GMA CODERS

Coders: HEET M, OJAS P, ATIKSH G.

Jr Colonel
Grades 9-13
Winner
AL MAWAKEB SCHOOL

Team: GEM GROUP

Coders: SAMI C, AHMAD H, OMAR H.

Runner-Up
GEMS WELLINGTON INTERNATIONAL

Team:  CodeX

Coders: NIKHITA S, PRISHA S.

Third Place
CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Team: CIS Crazy Coders

Coders: ISHA A.K, SIYONA H, ALIZA S.

Rankings

RankSchoolTeam
1GEMS MODERN ACADEMYGIRL POWER
2Winchester School jebel aliCollisionCoders
3Dubai English Speaking SchoolCode Blockerz
4Dubai English Speaking SchoolCreative Coderz
5Ambassador School, DubaiChallengers
6GEMS MODERN ACADEMYENTHUSIAST CODERS
7Al Diyafah High SchoolDreams Hack
8Brighton CollegeBrighton Cadets
8The Indian International School, DSOTech stars
9GEMS MODERN ACADEMYCODING SPECIALISTS
10Ambassador School, DubaiAchievers
10The Indian International School, DSOIIS Smart Coders
11Al Diyafah High SchoolCookie Byte
12GEMS MODERN ACADEMYTeam ADN Coders
12Ambassador School, DubaiCoders
12JSS Private School, DubaiCODE REBELS
13Dubai English Speaking SchoolDream Devices
14GEMS MODERN ACADEMYCOMPUTER CODERS
14GEMS MODERN ACADEMYTHE TECH TRIO
14GEMS MODERN ACADEMYGMA TECHIES
15GEMS MODERN ACADEMYTECHNO BLITZ
15The Indian International School, DSOIIS JUNIORS
15JSS Private School, DubaiBRIGHT CODERS
16Ambassador School, DubaiDebuggers
17Al Diyafah High SchoolCool Coders
17JSS Private School, DubaiCODE MASTERS
18Cambridge International School DubaiCIS CODECRACKERS
18JSS Private School, DubaiCODE WARRIORS
18JSS Private School, DubaiRISE OF Jr. CODERS
19JSS Private School, DubaiCREATIVE CODERS
20Ambassador School, DubaiAmbassador Champs
21GEMS MODERN ACADEMYIT VENTURE
21The Indian International School, DSOSuper coders
21Cambridge International School DubaiCIS CODEBREAKERS

RankSchoolTeam
1The Indian International School, DSODecorous
2GEMS Legacy SchoolGLS Code Warriors
3GEMS MODERN ACADEMYGMA CODERS
4Dubai Gem Private School ZAMZAM
5GEMS Legacy SchoolGLS Digital Dynamos
6Al Diyafah High SchoolDiyafah_Prime
7GEMS Legacy SchoolGLS Tech Titans
8GEMS MODERN ACADEMYIT VENTURE
9Dubai National School, Al BarshaThe Coders
9JSS Private School, DubaiApp Pirates
9GEMS MODERN ACADEMYGIRL POWER
10JSS Private School, DubaiBoolean Autocrats
11Al Diyafah High SchoolConquerors
12GEMS MODERN ACADEMYENTHUSIAST CODERS
13Al Diyafah High SchoolCTRL-ALT-ELITE
13GEMS MODERN ACADEMYGMA TECH TRIO
14Pristine Private SchoolTeam Pristine 1
15Ambassador School, DubaiTeam Debuggers
16Ambassador School, DubaiTeam Achievers
17Gems Legacy SchoolLegacy Team
17JSS Private School, DubaiAcrobat Aztecs
18JSS Private School, DubaiBrogrammers
19Al Diyafah High SchoolTHREE HACKTEERS
19GEMS MODERN ACADEMYGMA WARRIORS
20JSS Private School, DubaiByte Crunchers
21Cambridge International School DubaiCIS Champs
22GEMS MODERN ACADEMYGMA TECHIES
23Dubai National School, Al BarshaDns
24The Indian International School, DSOTejas Makkar
25JSS Private School, DubaiStar Techies
26Pristine Private SchoolTeam Pristine 2
27Cambridge International School DubaiCIS CODEBUSTERS
28Cambridge International School DubaiCIS Encrypted
29Ambassador School, DubaiTeam Coders
30Dubai National School, Al BarshaCode Pirates
31GEMS MODERN ACADEMYCODING SPECIALISTS
32The Indian International School, DSOEVAN NIBU KOSHY

RankSchoolTeam
1Al Mawakeb School Al GarhoudGem Group
2GEMS Wellington International SchoolCodeX
3Cambridge International School DubaiCIS Crazy coders
4Regent International SchoolCode Warriors!
5Al Mawakeb School Al GarhoudAl Muzari3een
6Al Diyafah High SchoolWhite Hats
7Al Diyafah High SchoolComputer Pirates
8Dubai English Speaking CollegeLogic Mates
9Regent International SchoolCode Blasters!
10Dubai National School, Al BarshaCreative Tech Brains
11Raffles World AcademyRWA Stallions
12Ibn Seena English High SchoolIT Pythons
13Dubai English Speaking CollegeAngry Nerds
14Ibn Seena English High SchoolByte Raiders
15Dubai English Speaking CollegeTrojan Horses
16JSS Private School, DubaiThe Reality Techs
17Al Mawakeb School Al GarhoudTech Titans
18Al Diyafah High SchoolCode breaker
19GEMS MODERN ACADEMYRadarscope
20ArcadiaMaria

Themes

Are you ready?

Form your best team… and bring your A-game! We’ll see you on the 25th & 26th!