What is Ayathon?

Ayathon is a pan-African annual event that aims to engage African web3 talent using blockchain technology to solve present-day challenges. Ayathon aims to engage top talent within the African Web3 ecosystem to deliver relevant projects leveraging blockchain technology and grow awareness for stakeholders' products and proprietary Web3 technology frameworks within the African market.

How do I register for Ayathon? 

To participate in Ayathon, you must register through the TAIKAI platform, the hosting platform for the Hackathon. Follow the registration guidelines on TAIKAI to complete your entry. 

Can I participate as an individual, or do I need to be part of a team? 

Participants can join as individuals or form teams. Hacker teams can have a maximum of 5 members. 

Are there any restrictions on the project topic? 

Yes, all projects must be related to blockchain technology to align with the Hackathon's theme and objectives. 

Can I use the existing source code? No, participants cannot copy, use, or submit another team's source code. All projects must be original, and all code must be written during the Hackathon. 

How will the projects be judged? 

The judges' decisions are final in determining the winners and award recipients. Projects will be evaluated based on code quality, efficiency, adherence to industry standards, and alignment with the Hackathon theme. 

Is there a Code of Conduct? 

Yes, participants must comply with the event's Code of Conduct, as outlined by Ayathon organizers. Respect for the Code of Conduct is mandatory for all participants. 

What about intellectual property rights? 

Participants must ensure that their projects do not infringe upon existing intellectual property rights. All projects must be original and not direct copies or modifications of existing solutions. 

Can teams collaborate with each other? 

Yes, collaboration between teams is not allowed; each team must work independently on their project. However, team members are expected to work together collaboratively and respectfully within their own team. 

Will the code be reviewed? 

Yes, judges may conduct code reviews to verify the authenticity and originality of the projects. Any attempt to deceive or submit plagiarized work will result in immediate disqualification. 

Are there any deadlines for project submission? 

Yes, teams must manage their time efficiently to complete their projects within the given timeframe. Late submissions will not be accepted after the specified deadline. 

What do I need to prepare for the presentation? 

Each team must prepare a presentation to showcase their project to the judges and audience. Clear and concise documentation of the project is essential for a thorough evaluation. 

Is the event inclusive? 

Yes, Ayathon celebrates diversity and inclusivity. Participants should respect and promote a welcoming environment for all. 

Can I release my project code as open source? 

Participants have the option to release their code as open source after the Hackathon. This decision is entirely voluntary. 

Who owns the intellectual property of the projects? 

Participants retain ownership of their code, but they grant the organizers the right to showcase and promote their projects on the Ayathon platform. 

How will the award disbursement be handled? 

Prize awards will be distributed according to the rules and guidelines set forth by the Hackathon organizers. 

What's the main goal of Ayathon? 

The main goal of Ayathon is to encourage innovation, creativity, and learning in the field of blockchain technology while providing a fair and enjoyable competition for all participants. 

Where can I find the General User Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of the TAIKAI Platform? 

Before participating in Ayathon, you should check the General User Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of the TAIKAI Platform, which will be available on their website. 

How can I seek support and guidance during Ayathon? 

Mentors and organizers will be available to provide guidance and support throughout the Hackathon. Participants are encouraged to seek help when needed. 

Is there anything else I should keep in mind? 

Most importantly, have fun, learn, and embrace the spirit of innovation and creativity during Ayathon! Follow the rules to ensure a successful and enjoyable event for everyone involved. Good luck and happy hacking!

I am interested in exhibiting or becoming a sponsor, what do I do?

If you are interested in sponsoring Ayathon, please contact us for a prospectus and sponsorship application instructions.

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