"HACK THE BOT" is a newly created event by GDG Algiers, it is an exclusive hackathon organised to give developers a chance to make outstanding bots. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about bots and how to create them in a pleasant competitive atmosphere. Want to learn more about bots  and how to create them ? Want to be part of a competition while doing that ? Then it is your chance to do so while having a lot of fun

HACK THE BOT will be held virtually [On GDG ALgiers' Discord Server ] from May 20th to May 22nd, 2021.
Link to our Discord server: https://discord.gg/T2VGwP7f7j


As participants in the “Hack the Bot” hackathon you will be submitting your work periodically throughout the event in 3 phases : 

Phase 1 : Draft submission

You will be submitting a draft of your solution through Google Forms  where you will present your team, your idea, its main features, the technologies you will be using and finally how you will deploy it.

Phase 2: Final Submission.

In this phase you will submit a fully working version of your solution : it will include your deployed bot and the source code for it. The best solutions will be selected for the final round, submissions will be through devpost.

Phase 3 : Pitch presentation
In this phase the final qualified teams will present their solution to the judges in a limited time where they will explain their idea, the features, the technical choices they made and anything they consider interesting and will give them the advantage to win the competition.

Hackathon Sponsors



Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Abdelhalim Lagrid

Meridja Nassim

Boutouchent Akram

GDG Algiers

Soumia Saadoun

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    Is your idea an original one ? does it come out of the ordinary and explore new aspects and use cases of bots
  • Added value
    Does the idea bring a benefit to its users and the community in particular, will it be used frequently by the users.
  • Maintainability
    The submitted work should be easy to maintain especially by other people who might want to contribute to it.
  • Portability
    The solution can be ported to other platforms easily.
  • Customizability
    The solution can be customized for different needs.
  • Evolutivity
    The solution can evolve and grow in the future with additional features
  • Technical aspect
    The architecture of your solution The used technologieS The algorithms implemented and their performance. The code structure and the programming style used. Good documentation Deployment process and technologies.

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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