PyTorch Annual Hackathon 2021

PyTorch Annual Hackathon 2021
PyTorch Annual Hackathon 2021

Join the Official PyTorch Annual Hackathon 2021!

The PyTorch Annual Hackathon is back in 2021 with all new opportunities for all coders to get started or continue learning about PyTorch. Join the community to build innovative and impactful models, applications, and other projects that use AI responsibly.

PyTorch is a part of Python Programming Language package so you should know well about Python programming.

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Put your machine learning skills hardcore to the test!

What is PyTorch used for?

PyTorch is an optimized tensor library primarily used for Deep Learning applications using GPUs and CPUs. It is an open-source machine learning library for Python, mainly developed by the Facebook AI Research team. It is one of the widely used Machine learning libraries.

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What to Build:

Build a project using PyTorch in one of the three categories:

  • PyTorch Responsible AI Development Tools & Libraries
  • Web and Mobile Applications powered by PyTorch
  • PyTorch Developer Tools & Libraries 

What to Submit: 

  • Demo video :- (hosted on YouTube, Facebook Video, Vimeo). Your video should be less than 3 minutes (can be a little longer if needed), include a demo of your working application via a step-by-step visual demo, and be available in English. Be sure to explain how PyTorch was used to build your project.
  • Code:-  Provide a link to your publicly accessible code repository on GitHub or your preferred code sharing tool.
  • Access:-  Provide a URL, installation files, or other testing instructions that allow access to your working project

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Quality of the idea
    Includes creativity and originality of the idea.
  • Implementation of the idea
    Includes how well the idea was executed – is the code working? is the demo working?
  • Potential impact
    Includes the extent to which the solution can help the most users OR can make the biggest improvements to core development.

PyTorch Annual Hackathon 2021 – Official Rules

  • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. 
  • WINNER MAY BE REQUIRED TO EXECUTE PRIZE ACCEPTANCE DOCUMENTS AND RETURN THEM WITHIN FORTY EIGHT (48) HOURS FROM THE TIME OF ISSUANCE OF NOTIFICATION (OR OTHER SPECIFIED TIMEFRAME IN NOTIFICATION) OR PRIZE MAY BE FORFEITED (IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION), AS MORE FULLY DETAILED BELOW.
  • INTERNET ACCESS, A VALID DEVPOST.COM ACCOUNT, AND A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS ARE REQUIRED.
  • BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT (DEFINED BELOW) AGREES THAT THEIR PROJECT (DEFINED BELOW) WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO SPONSOR, ADMINISTRATOR, AND JUDGES FOR USE FREE-OF-CHARGE THROUGHOUT THE CONTEST PERIOD, JUDGING PROCESS, AND WINNER VERIFICATION, AS DESCRIBED IN MORE DETAIL BELOW. ENTRANTS MUST HAVE A VALID DEVPOST.COM ACCOUNT AND COMPLY WITH THE TERMS OF SERVICE OF DEVPOST.COM TO ENTER.

ELIGIBILITY

This Contest is open only to the following:

(a) natural persons who are, as of the date of entry, (i) a legal resident of a country, state, province or territory within the Territory, and (ii) at least eighteen (18) years old and the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence (e.g., country, province, state, prefect, territory, district, etc.) (any and each, an “Individual”); or

(b) entities and organizations that are, as of the date of entry and through the time of prize fulfillment, legally formed or recognized by a jurisdiction within the Territory and have a principal place of business in the Territory and where each person participating for, with, or on behalf of such business entity meets all requirements of an Individual (any and each, an “Organization”); or

(c) an association of two (2) or more individuals that does not constitute a legally recognized entity, provided that each natural person comprising such an association meets the eligibility requirement of an Individual (any and each, a “Team”).

Where distinction is not necessary, any Individual, Organization, or Team (including each Team member) that enters or takes steps to participate in this Contest is referred to in these Terms as an “Entrant.”

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:  Entrant Content must meet all of the following requirements:

Functionality: The Project must be capable of being successfully installed and running consistently on the platform for which it is intended, and must function as depicted in the Video and other Entrant Content.

Platforms: A Project must be accessible via an active URL and run on a mobile or desktop browser, or on a local machine in which Sponsor and/or Administrator are given access. A Project must include a software component such as:

  • a native app – running on a smartphone or tablet app (iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, etc.)
  • a machine learning model
  • a web app (mobile or desktop)
  • software running on other hardware (including, but not limited to, wearable technology, open source hardware, etc.)
  • custom or proprietary hardware which includes a software component (wearable technology, open source hardware etc.) 

PRIZES AND QUANTITY:

WinnerQtyPrize/Award, per team
Category 1: PyTorch Responsible AI Development Tools & Libraries Category Prizes
First Place Prize1$5,000 USD 30 min. call with the PyTorch teamFeatured posts on PyTorch channelsGithub badge
Second Place Prize1$3,000 USDFeatured posts on PyTorch channelsGithub badge
Third Place Prize1$2,000 USDFeatured posts on PyTorch channelsGithub badge
Honorable Mention3$1,000 USD, per team Github badge
Category 2: Web and mobile applications powered by PyTorch Prizes
First Place Prize1$5,000 USD 30 min. call with the PyTorch teamFeatured posts on PyTorch channelsGithub badge
Second Place Prize1$3,000 USD Featured posts on PyTorch channelsGithub badge
Third Place Prize1$2,000 USDFeatured posts on PyTorch channelsGithub badge
Honorable Mention3$1,000 USD, per team Github badge
Category 3: PyTorch Developer Tools & Libraries Prizes
First Place Prize1$5,000 USD 30 min. call with the PyTorch teamFeatured posts on PyTorch channelsGithub badge
Second Place Prize1$3,000 USD Featured posts on PyTorch channelsGithub badge
Third Place Prize1$2,000 USD Featured posts on PyTorch channelsGithub badge
Honorable Mention3$1,000 USD, per team Github badge

About PyTorch: PyTorch is an open-source machine learning framework that accelerates the path from research prototyping to production deployment. 

Get started by installing PyTorch locally, or with one of the supported cloud platforms.

 General resources:

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 CLOUD COMPUTING CREDITS

Request $100 in cloud computing credits from Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud for your computing costs. Please allow 3 business days for your request to be reviewed. Credits will be provided to verified registrants until the supplies run out.

 Questions and Support

 How to Find Teammates

In our experience, it’s more fun to code with a friend. On the link , you can:

  • Look for teammates by introducing yourself to the community. Mention any ideas you have and what kind of teammates you’re looking for.
  • Sort participants by the number of projects and followers they have or by registration date.
  • Search participants by name, skills, and portfolio info.
  • Reach out to potential teammates and get to know each other.
  • Collaborate on something amazing!

TERMS/WHO WON?: A copy of these Terms is available by sending an email with the subject line “PyTorch Annual Hackathon 2021 – Terms” to [email protected].  During the Contest Period, the Terms will also be available by visiting https://pytorch.devpost.com/rules. Information about who won is available by sending an email with the subject line “PyTorch Annual Hackathon 2021 – Who Won?” to [email protected] Rules requests must be received no later than the end of the Contest Period. Requests for winner information must be received no later than three (3) months after the end of the Contest Period.

SPONSOR: Facebook, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025 USA.

ADMINISTRATOR: Devpost, Inc., 222 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10038 USA.

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