Welcome to the HackerEarth guide to hackathons!
HackerEarth is a global community of 1.5 million+ developers who compete and innovate through various online coding challenges and hackathons hosted on our platform. HackerEarth encourages programmers to take part in hackathons, work on real-world problems, network, code, learn, and build incredible hacks.
Follow these steps to get started with your first hackathon at HackerEarth:
1) Create your HackerEarth profile
To log in, visit https://www.hackerearth.com/. Update your skills and complete the profile to find relevant hackathons and join the right teams.
2) Find relevant hackathons
To participate, find live hackathons here: https://www.hackerearth.com/challenges/
3) Register for hackathons
Once you select the hackathon, you will get the registration details. Go through the overview, themes, submission guidelines, and requirements carefully before registering. All registrations at HackerEarth are free of cost.
4) Complete your registration form
Submit your details in the registration form. You can participate only after successfully submitting this form.
5) Add your skills
Add skills, tools, and frameworks that you are familiar with in the submission form.
6) Form a team
On registering, you will be able to form your team by clicking, ‘Form Team’. You can either invite people to join your team or you can join an existing team. You can find team information under the section, ‘View Your Team’.
You can see all participating teams. You can join any of these teams. There is also an option to update your profile to make it easy for others to find and add you. Once you join a team, you cannot build a team of your own.
Alternatively, you can build your own team by inviting other participants. You can invite team members via email.
7) Submit your hack
Go through the submission guidelines carefully before you submit the final entry or prototype. Incomplete or incorrect submissions will not be evaluated.
Your submission will be evaluated by a team of mentors and experts. Shortlisted teams will be notified by email. The final results will be announced on the hackathon page.
By participating in HackerEarth Hackathons, you can build your professional network, learn new programming skills, get recognized for your hacks, and make a measurable impact.
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