This regulation contains information about the event, as well as all rules applicable to the “Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023" (hereinafter referred to as the “Regulation" and the “Hackathon", respectively).
The Hackathon is an event aimed at all university students, students, and professionals in the technology job market who are registered for it (collectively referred to as “Participants").
Participants fully adhere to all terms and conditions set forth in this Regulation.
The purpose of this Regulation is to establish the rules and conditions for the creation and development of innovative applications that are capable of leveraging the use of the Blockchain and Web3 ecosystem, considering all capabilities already implemented, hereinafter referred to as the (“Challenge 2023").
The Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023 aims to promote creativity based on the Challenge 2023, as well as to create interaction between Participants and Inteli.
The objective of the Hackathon is for Participants to propose ideas and strategies based on data in search of solutions for the Challenge 2023 and present them to the judging panel. The solutions must follow the following premises: (i) based on proven and analyzed data by Participants, with their respective programming codes; and (ii) demonstrably functional and consistent through exposure to the judging panel of possible solutions.
The Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023 will be held on May 5, 6, and 7, 2023, according to the schedule available through the link https://hackathon.inteliblockchain.co/.
The event will be held exclusively in-person at Inteli, located at Avenida Professor Almeida Prado, nº 520, Butantã neighborhood, São Paulo/SP, ZIP Code: 05508-070.
Expenses related to transportation to the event venue are entirely the responsibility of the Participants.
Registration for the Hackathon will begin on March 20, 2023, through the completion of all mandatory fields in the electronic pre-registration form available on the event website.
The event organizers reserve the right to change the date described above without prior notice.
Members of the Organizing Committee are prohibited from participating as Participants in the event.
Only one pre-registration per person is allowed, which will be made by presenting the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (CPF).
The filling and submitting of the electronic registration form does not guarantee the participation of the registered person in the Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023, as registrations are subject to the discretionary analysis of the Organizing Committee.
In case the number of registered participants exceeds the number of available spots initially, the Organizing Committee may, at its sole discretion, eventually create additional spots.
All pre-registered profiles will go through a curation process by the Organizing Committee, taking into consideration the information provided in the registration form.
Registrations made by means other than those provided for in this Regulation will not be accepted.
Participants, even if already in a formed group, must register individually.
The person interested in participating in the Challenge 2023 is responsible for correctly filling out the form and providing truthful information, under penalty of disqualification, at any time and at any stage, at the sole discretion of the Organizing Committee.
Participation in the Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023 is voluntary, free, nominative, and non-transferable. The registration and participation of any person in the Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023 does not create an employment, corporate, or commercial relationship with Inteli.
Participants will compete in teams formed by 02 (two) to 06 (six) participants with diverse skills (“Teams"), always observing the objective of this edition.
Each member of the duly registered team must be present on at least one day of the event. In addition, the presence of at least 1 participant from each team will be required on the last day of the event for the pitch and final evaluation.
The Participant will be responsible for any necessary expenses and costs related to their participation in the event.
No team member is authorized to hire third-party companies or support systems for the development of the proposed challenge solution. Projects should not have additional costs for Inteli, and Participants should only use existing systems that do not require the purchase of licenses and/or updates.
The Participant declares, through this Regulation, to be aware of and agree with the Processing of their personal data, namely: full name, CPF, personal email, gender, phone, address, date of birth, education ("Personal Data") by Inteli, including the sharing of Personal Data among Inteli, sponsors, and partners, for the sole purpose of carrying out the Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023 and its promotion.
Any and all Processing of Personal Data will always be carried out in accordance with Law No. 13,709, of August 14, 2018 ("LGPD").
All Participants must observe the Hack Code of Conduct, available at https://hackcodeofconduct.org, as well as comply with the policies set forth in the Inteli Code of Ethics and Conduct, available at https://www.inteli.edu.br/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/02104319/codigo-de-etica-e-conduta_documento.protegido.pdf
All sponsors, partners, volunteers, and any individuals involved in the organization of the Hackathon are required to agree to the conduct rules set forth in this clause should they decide to participate in the Hackathon, which must be observed during the event to ensure a safe environment for all.
We expect all Participants, sponsors, partners, volunteers, and any individuals involved in the organization of the Hackathon to help us make the Hackathon a place that welcomes and respects all Participants, regardless of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, national origin, ethnicity, or religion. Therefore, we reiterate that we will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment at our events.
Examples of discrimination and harassment include offensive comments, threats, insults, sexualized images, intimidation, stalking, exposure or recording of photographs or recordings without permission, prolonged interruption of communications, physical contact without consent, or unwanted sexual advances. Excessively sexual language and images are not appropriate at any time during the Hackathon, including lectures, workshops, celebrations, social media, and other online media. In particular, sponsors should not use sexualized images, activities, or other materials.
Solutions and projects created at our hackathons are equally subject to the application of the rules, policies, and codes mentioned in this clause, within the scope of the event.
Participants, sponsors, partners, and volunteers found to be in violation of this clause must immediately correct their behavior or be removed from the event. If you are being harassed or witness someone else being harassed, or have other concerns about this issue, please contact a member of the event organization team immediately.
Participants, sponsors, partners, and volunteers of the Hackathon who violate these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the Hackathon at the discretion of the Hackathon organizers and Inteli. If a Participant engages in harassing behavior, the Hackathon organizers and Inteli may take appropriate action, including warning the offender or expelling them from the event.
Participants, by participating in the Hackathon, acknowledge and agree that the ideas, inventions, methods, concepts, schemes, plans, common use information, names and isolated titles, system functionality and/or programs (“Ideas"), presented by them within the scope of the Hackathon, are not registered or subject to appropriation under Brazilian law, even if registrable with the National Institute of Industrial Property or any other competent body, and may be freely used by the Participants who conceived them, by Inteli, for any purpose and without any restriction or limitation of any kind.
Participants declare that all materials and Ideas delivered by them in the execution of the Hackathon have been developed by them and are therefore the result of an original effort of creation, without any use of products, goods, ideas, information, or any other intellectual creations and intellectual property rights of third parties, as well as not involving the reproduction of confidential and/or secret information, and undertake to adopt all necessary measures so that Inteli and other Participants are exempt from any liability due to any violation of the provisions of this item.
Inteli disclaims all responsibility for any misuse by third parties of the materials delivered by Participants in the execution of the Hackathon.
Guilty Participants hereby irrevocably and unconditionally undertake to reimburse and indemnify any innocent Participants or Inteli for any and all costs, expenses, damages or losses that they may cause due to the misuse of third-party materials.
Participants hereby authorize, free of charge, Inteli, as well as other third parties designated by it, to use their personality rights (such as civil name, image, voice, interviews, testimonials, etc.) in all and any materials, actions or activities aimed at promoting the Hackathon, its results and awards, disseminated in any media and means, such as electronic, digital media, newspaper and magazine ads, posters, banners, billboards, television, radio, tele media, cinema, direct mail, point-of-sale materials, the Internet, social networks, for a period of 2 (two) years, counted from the date of the end of the Hackathon, in an irrevocable, irreversible and universal manner, without implying or resulting in any obligation of disclosure, or payment by Inteli to Participants.
The schedule of the Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023 comprises: (i) mentoring sessions, (ii) workshops; and (iii) evaluations for the selection of the best solutions developed. The complete schedule will be disclosed at the beginning of the event and will be available on the website https://hackathon.inteliblockchain.co/.
The official programming may undergo changes due to any factor that impacts the organization of the event, in which case, any and all changes will be notified on Discord, which is the official communication platform of the event.
The submission of projects for the Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023 must be completed by 10:30 AM (Brasília time) on May 7th, via the platform announced on the event's start day, as follows:
Demo Video: A link to a YouTube video of up to 3 (three) minutes recording the screen and navigation of the developed or prototyped solution. Videos longer than 3 (three) minutes will not be accepted and will result in immediate disqualification of the team. The video should only be made available on YouTube, with the link being sent to the designated platform.
Presentation: A pitch structure containing information about the problem, solution, and technologies used.
Public Repository Link: (made available on the GitHub repository). A link to a single public Github repository containing a Readme with the project documentation must be sent. We recommend following best practices with commits, see: https://www.conventionalcommits.org/en/v1.0.0-beta.2/.
Chosen Categories: The team must describe: (I) the name of the categories they are competing in; (II) an explanation of why the solution fits into each chosen category.
All projects will undergo a qualitative code review process, observing the content of the repositories and the use of good practices in delivering the code of this Regulation. The team that does not meet the minimum requirements of containing its own code may be eliminated, subject to evaluation by the Organizing Committee for such a decision.
The team will present their project to the evaluating committee of the company(ies) they are competing for in person. The presentation should be made according to the details above and will last for 03 (three) minutes, timed. Such presentation will take place on May 7th, between 11:00-15:00. The time should be agreed upon with the evaluating committees.
The total number of links provided cannot exceed 03 (three), being:
01 (one) demo video;
01 (one) presentation file (can also be a link to online slides);
01 link to a public Github repository and MIT license (https://opensource.org/license/mit/).
The Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023 has an evaluation stage, described below:
a) Single Stage - Jury Evaluation: May 5th
Single Stage: A group of evaluators appointed by the challenging company will analyze, select, and classify the best projects.
The announcement of the winners will take place on May 7th and may be made through official communication channels (Hackathon official Discord, social networks, email, and/or live broadcasts on the official YouTube channel)
All prizes offered to the winning team participants are personal and non-transferable.
Any and all costs or expenses to enjoy the prize that are not expressly provided for in this Regulation shall be borne solely and exclusively by the winning participant, and no amount shall be due to the participant by way of reimbursement or otherwise.
The Sponsors shall not be responsible for the non-delivery of the Prize in cases where: (i) the Participant provides their data incorrectly; (ii) there are reasons of force majeure or fortuitous event preventing the delivery of the prize; and/or (iii) in the face of refusal of receipt made by the participant.
The prizes may be changed at any time, at the Sponsor's discretion, without causing any harm to the event, provided that they are replaced by other prizes of equal value. Any changes to this item will be promptly communicated to the participants.
Participants declare and acknowledge, for all legal purposes, that the delivery of prizes and corresponding values under this Regulation is an obligation assumed by the sponsors and cannot, under any circumstance, be an obligation imposed on Inteli.
As a standard of ethics and to ensure impartiality, the judges who will be part of the judging panels commit to inform the Organizing Committee if they identify any conflict of interest in the evaluation of the developed solution, as soon as it is identified.
The decisions of the judging panel, including regarding the classification and awarding of Participants/Teams, will be final and non-appealable, and there can be no challenge to them or their results.
During the evaluation process, the judges may or may not provide feedback on the developed solution.
The Organizing Committee is not responsible if the judge does not provide such feedback.
Throughout all stages of the Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023, the Organizing Committee will communicate with Participants through official communication channels: the official Hackathon Discord and the email address registered by Participants.
Participants are responsible for keeping up-to-date with the event's programming, results, and any changes that may occur.
The dates for the pre-registration period and the disclosure of Participants whose registrations have been approved may be extended at the discretion of the Organizing Committee.
In this case, the changes made will be publicized through the internet address or the official communication channel within the Discord platform.
The Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023 will be coordinated by an Organizing Committee that will designate and invite mentor people.
Participants also authorize the use and sharing of all data provided at the time of pre-registration by the organizer and sponsoring companies of the Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023, under the terms of this Regulation and the LGPD.
The decisions of the judges regarding the selection and awarding of participating teams, as well as decisions that the Organizing Committee may resolve, will be final and non-appealable, and there can be no challenge to them or their results.
The Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023 may, at its sole discretion, at any time, if deemed necessary, amend the rules of this Regulation, as well as replace any of the prizes with others of equal value, by amending the Regulation and communicating on the Hackathon website https://hackathon.inteliblockchain.co. The changes will take effect from the date of publication of the amended regulation.
The event may be interrupted or suspended due to force majeure or due to problems accessing the Internet network, with servers, among others, and no compensation or compensation shall be due to the Participants of the contest. Inteli Blockchain Challenge 2023 will make its best efforts to continue the event as soon as the problem is regularized, reserving, however, the possibility of definitive cancellation in the event of the impossibility of its realization.
Any matters not covered by this Regulation shall be definitively judged by the Organizing Committee.
Candidates/Participants, at the time of their registration and application, fully adhere to all the provisions described herein, declaring that they accept all the terms of this Regulation.
will not publish falsehoods or false statements that may damage the Hackathon, its organizers, sponsors, or third parties;
will not send content that is illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, pornographic, offensive, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, that encourages criminal activities, that gives rise to civil liability or that is inappropriate or destructive to the image or goodwill of the sponsors;
will not post advertisements or business solicitations;
will not be required to pay any compensation or allow third-party participation regarding the use, reproduction, modification, publication, display, or other exploitation of any content the Participant submits; and
will not send or share materials and content that contain any kind of virus, disabling devices, or harmful code.