Alexa Skills Hackathon

4381 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 3

Winners are announced.

idea phase
starts on:
Feb 20, 2018, 07:30 AM
ends on:
Apr 01, 2018, 01:25 PM
starts on:
Apr 01, 2018, 11:30 PM
ends on:
May 03, 2018, 01:29 AM



Round 1 Submission Template

Please provide the following details in the description section of the submission form, while submitting your idea for the first round of Alexa Skills Hackathon
1) Skill Objective (Problem it solves/Functionality it provides in 50 words)
2) Skill Category (Choose from Business & finance, Education, Food & Drink, Games, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Movie & TV, Music & Audio, News, Novelty & Humor, Productivity, Shopping, Smart Home, Social, Sports, Travel & Transportation, Utilities)
3) Target Audience for the skill you plan on building for Alexa Skills Hackathon (50 words)
4) Brief Description of the Idea for the Skill (150 words)

Round 2 Submission Template

Please go through this document to understand the submission requirements in round 2 -

Evaluation Criteria

  • Quality of the Idea
    Includes creativity and originality of the skill idea.

  • Implementation of the Idea
    Includes how well the skill idea was executed by the developer and the extent to which Voice User Interface (VUI) best practices were used.

  • Potential Value
    Includes the extent to which the skill provides value to Alexa users.

Note: Every week, we will review the submitted ideas and qualify the teams. Qualified teams will be notified every Friday via an email confirmation, and they can start building skills immediately. You can submit as many ideas as you like in this challenge. Do ensure to submit new ideas using different/alternative email IDs, so that you can make multiple skill submissions incase more than one idea gets shortlisted.

Evaluation Panel

  • Dilip RS – Country Head, Alexa Skills India
  • Prachi Mukhija – Developer Marketing Lead, Alexa Skills India
  • Deepash Jain –Consumer Marketing Lead, Alexa Skills India
  • Sohan M – Alexa Developer Evangelist India
  • Ankit Kala – Alexa Architect India
  • Tom George – Developer Marketing Manager, Alexa Skills India

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