INTRODUCE ABOUT MINECRAFT HACKATHON

Minecraft Hackathon held by TEKY Academy, the Central Council of the Ho Chi Minh Vanguard Children’s Union and Microsoft Vietnam is a programming competition for children from 8 to 15 years old. This competition aims to discover young talents and help children learn more about programming and computer science.

With “Green Earth” theme, Minecraft Hackathon is a rare opportunity for children to show their innovative ideas and create a technological city of their own. These ideas can evolve around traffic system or buildings in order to improve urban living standards. Final result should be under the form of construction models in Minecraft platform. Teams will take turn to present their ideas, and teams with the best ideas will win the prizes.

 

Who can join?

Teams of children from 8 to 15 years old in Vietnam or regional countries (no more than 4 members/ team)

 

How to join?

Step 1: Submit entry project on the official website of Minecraft Hackathon

Step 2: Present entry project at the Finale in Hanoi

 

Event timeline

  • 19/09/2018: Press conference
  • 09/2018: Launching
  • 10/12/2018: Workshops
  • 03/2019: Online submission
  • 04/2019: Online voting
  • 28/04/2019: The finale

 

Prizes

  • 01 first prize: 30.000.000 vnd
  • 01 second prize: 20.000.000 vnd
  • 03 third prizes: 10.000.000 vnd
  • 05 consolation prizes: 4.000.000 vnd

 

As the industrial revolutionary 4.0 rapidly develops, Vietnam feels the need to catch up with the rest of the world in the field of education and training. In this context, Minecraft Hackathon has received extensive attention from educational organizations, institutes, schools and especially students. This competition is expected to be a significant milestone that helps discover young talents.