Rules

The rules are subject to change without notice. Check here for the most up-to-date information.

The PDF below has all of the rules - including dates, judging criteria, and technical rules. We HIGHLY recommend that you read all of it. But for real, guys, read it.

By submitting an application for entrance to #thecompetition, you agree to and are bound by the following rules:

To participate in the 59DaysOfCode Web & Mobile App Competition (#thecompetition), you must be at least 16 years old. #thecompetition is open to individuals or teams of any size.

If you are selected as a #thecompetition winner, you agree that the 59DaysOfCode #thecompetition Grand Council (the “Council”) may publicize your name, likeness, and the description of work you did to win #thecompetition, as well as any information provided to us in your profile or in communicating with you during #thecompetition. Apart from the prizes associated with being selected as a winner, the Council shall not be obligated to compensate you in any way for such publicity.

One prize will be awarded to the winning entry in each category. If the winning entry is submitted by more than one individual, the prize will be presented to the person that you designate during the second part of the application (the “Awardee”) who submits the winning entry.

Each entrant shall indemnify, defend, and hold the Council harmless from any third party claims arising from or related to that entrant’s participation in #thecompetition. In no event shall the Council be liable to an entrant for acts or omissions arising out of or related to #thecompetition or that entrant’s participation in #thecompetition.

At least one key developer from the team must reside or own a business in the San Joaquin Valley (Fresno, Kings, Tulare, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus, San Luis Obispo, San Joaquin, or Kern County). Presence will be verified before prizes are awarded.

Some of the registration process is partially subjective, and the outcome of the registration process cannot be disputed.

You agree to participate in at least three mandatory check-ins over the course of the 59 days between kickoff and pencils down. We will release the schedule for these mandatory check-ins AFTER the applicants have been chosen to compete.

Submissions must be for web, mobile and desktop applications. This is not a robotics competition. You are allowed to use cool robot stuff, but we will solely be judging your software.

Competitors may enter Classic (Zero-Code, In-Progress) or ignite (Zero-Code, In-Progress) or both.

Entries must not infringe on any third-party rights, and will be reviewed for content.

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