Central India’s Largest Student Held Hackathon concluded on November 4 after 36 hours of fun intertwined with brainstorming, nothing out of the repertoire of developers. After months of dedicated hard work, uncertainty and suspicions regarding the possibility of such an event, getting the distinction of ‘Central India’s largest’ in the very first attempt is no mean feat, credit of which also goes to all the teams that registered for the hackathon but couldn’t make it to the onsite round.
The problems statements were released sharply at 12:00 AM on November 3 and that started the fight for bragging rights and a greater share in the prizes worth 21 lakh.
Throughout the hacking period, food and accommodation were provided by ISTE MANIT. After a rigorous day and a half which began at 12:00 am on the 3rd of November and ended at 12:00 pm on the 4th of November, team from OIST Bhopal, Jayshree Phulare and Sameer Khan emerged as winners, earning prizes worth ₹10 lakhs which include an Amazon Echo and coupons worth ₹5000 from Coding Blocks, furthermore they received credits from Oswald Labs. The team in second place, LETSCODE from MANIT, Bhopal, received a 1.5 TB Seagate HDD as well as coupons and credits from our sponsors and partners.
PIED PIPER from Medicaps Indore came in third place and won a Google Home Mini. MANIT_MANIACS from MANIT, which stood fourth received a Zebronics Transformer Keyboard and Mouse. The teams in fifth position DIESEL from NIT Patna and A22_BATTALION from LNCT Bhopal won 2 books each on Competitive Programming by Coding Blocks.
Version Beta got an incredible response from all the participating teams and in the end Team Version Beta bid farewell to all teams with a promise to be back stronger next year.