Qiskit Hackathon Korea

174 Registered Allowed team size: 3 - 7
174 Registered Allowed team size: 3 - 7

Winners are announced.

Signup and Team Formation
starts on:
Feb 15, 2021, 06:00 AM ()
ends on:
Feb 18, 2021, 09:00 AM ()
Building and Presenting
starts on:
Feb 18, 2021, 10:00 AM ()
ends on:
Feb 19, 2021, 06:00 AM ()



  • You can either invite your friends to form a team or you can request other teams to add you as a member. Please note that you can save an "idea draft" as many times as you want, but once you "publish idea", you will not be able to change teammates. Publish an idea only when you are absolutely sure about your team composition and idea.

  • You must be at least 18 years old to participate (19 in Korean age / born on or after February 19, 2003).

  • You must register through the IBM Q Experience and accept the terms and conditions.

  • The hackathon will start at Feb 18, 2021 10:00 KST and end at Feb 19, 2021 15:00 KST, you work on your hack during the allotted time only.

  • The hackathon is completely online, you can participate from anywhere in South Korea.

  • You must be currently living in or attending university in South Korea to be eligible to participate.

  • Registration does not imply participation. Registered participants will be screened for eligibility and only those who receive a confirmation email will be eligible to participate.

  • The theme of the hackathon is Qiskit. You must use Qiskit in your submitted project.

  • Once the hackathon starts, you will get an option to submit your hackathon project, you can submit as many times as you want. The most recent submitted project will be considered as the final submission.

  • You are expected to come up with new and innovative ideas, or use one of the suggested project ideas.

  • Your hack must be developed entirely during the Hackathon duration (contest period). You may use open source libraries and other freely available systems / services such as Google Maps, Twitter feeds etc.

  • The intellectual property of your code belongs to your team only.

  • By participating in the hackathon, you agree to the terms and conditions of HackerEarth as well as the contest terms of IBM Quantum.

Terms and Conditions




By participating in the Contest, you, as the “Participant” agree to be bound by the Qiskit Hackathon Korea Official Rules (these “Official Rules”) and all Contest related communications from the Sponsor (including its authorized representatives and organizers) in any and all media/medium, and the decisions of the Sponsor and Judges (including their authorized representatives) which are final and binding in all respects.

CONTEST, DEVELOPMENT AND JUDGING PERIODS: The Contest begins on or about 10:00 KST on February 16, 2021 and ends approximately 15:00 KST on February 19, 2021 (the “Contest Period”). It is anticipated but not guaranteed that the Hackathon will be held for approximately 4 days. During the Contest, Participants will create and work with their team on the team’s entry. Last call for submission of a team’s code must be received by the IBM Contest administrator on or before 15:00 KST on February 19, 2021, or the Participant’s entire team entry may be disqualified.

All dates and times are subject to change in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Dates and times are approximations; times may be shortened or extended as necessary due to exigencies of the circumstances or as deemed necessary by Sponsor but shall apply uniformly to all participation/participants. All times relating to the Contest are in EDT. The Sponsor’s clock at the Hackathon shall be the official time keeping device for the Hackathon, unless otherwise stated.

SPONSOR: The Contest is sponsored by International Business Machines (“IBM” or “Sponsor”), with its research division located at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center at 1101 Kitchawan Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligible participants in this Contest must be Contest attendees, 18 years of age or older and a registered IBM Quantum Experience User at time of registration, must not be ineligible (as provided herein) or under a conflicting contractual or legal restriction to enter.


The Contest is not open to (i) current employees, officers and directors of IBM; (ii) the “Judges” (as identified on the Contest Program Website); (iii) Event and/or event organizers, including Event Administrator; (iv) any advertising and promotion agencies, and those individuals and entities involved in the preparation of materials for, administration and/or execution of this Event and/or this Contest Program (all collectively the “Promotion Entities”); and (vi) the immediate family members (defined as parents, children, siblings and spouse, including step and foster relations) regardless of where they reside, and/or individuals living in the same household (whether or not related) of any of the persons or entities identified in (i)-(iv).

Government Owned Entities (defined below) may participate in this Contest Program and may be accorded public acknowledgement and recognition by Sponsor if confirmed as a winner, but will NOT be eligible to receive and will not be awarded a prize of monetary value.

A “Government Owned Entity” (“GOE”) is defined as an organization/individual who meets any of the following criteria: Governmental bodies and employees - national, state, provincial, local, municipal government - and any department, agency, public enterprise or instrumentality of a government; State- owned hospitals, schools, utilities; State-owned enterprises (whether wholly or partly owned); public international organizations; private companies controlled fully or partly by or under common control with any of the above; or a political party or party official, or any candidate for political office. GOE also includes GOE customers who may consist of: public schools, utilities and organizations licensed to provide public services, public international organizations, such as the United Nations or World Health Organization; entities subject to public procurement laws and regulations; other entities, even those that are privately held and those that are publicly traded, if a government, a public international organization, an entity subject to public procurement laws and regulations; other entities, even those that are privately held and those that are publicly traded, if a government, a public international organization, an entity subject to public procurement laws or a government official, owns or has the ability to exercise control over such entity; and U.S. Federal entities or agencies, including: (i) executive, legislative and judicial branches of the U.S. Federal government; (ii) U.S. Government-affiliated corporations (e.g., Tennessee Valley Authority); (iii) quasi-governmental organizations (e.g., The Smithsonian Institution); and (iv) commercial business enterprises operating under a U.S. Federal government power of attorney, or with Management Operating Contractor (MOC) status.

You must meet the eligibility criteria contained in these Official Rules. If you are ineligible or otherwise fail to comply with these Official Rules, you may be disqualified in Event Administrator’s sole discretion. You are solely responsible for your own compliance with eligibility criteria.

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT NOTICE: Participants have the responsibility to review and understand their employer’s policies, laws, rules and/or regulations, tax implications, and any other limitations (collectively “policies and laws”) regarding eligibility to participate in promotions and/or receive prizes in connection therewith. Furthermore, if a participant, including Participant, enters without obtaining the appropriate approvals, or if an individual is participating in violation of any such policies and laws, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, disqualify the participant and forfeit their prize, if applicable. Promotion Entities disclaim all responsibility and liability relating to the above; by entering participants, including Participant, agree to release, indemnify, defend and hold them harmless in all respects thereto.

REQUIREMENTS PRIOR TO PARTICIPATION: All persons interested in participating in the Contest will be required, among other things, to register for the Event and agree to be bound to these Official Rules, establish an “IBM Quantum Experience Account”, execute and comply with required IBM Documentation (anticipated to include a Publicity Release and a Code of Conduct and any other specific instructions, directions and documentation that may be required by Sponsor) (“IBM Documentation”). The IBM Documentation will be made available prior to the Event during registration. If Participant does not agree to all the terms and conditions of participation stated in the IBM Documentation, Participant must withdraw from the Contest by promptly contacting IBM. Participant will be required to sign an electronic copy of the applicable IBM Documentation when requested by IBM. The Contest, participation therein, and all participants, entries and submissions, including code are --- in addition to the aforementioned IBM Documentation --- also subject to and governed by the IBM Privacy Policies (defined below in the PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY Section) and agreement to these Official Rules (references herein to the Official Rules include the IBM Privacy Policies).

TEAM MEMBERSHIP: Unless otherwise expressly agreed by Sponsor, participants may NOT participate in the Contest individually and will work in teams, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Teams will be comprised of at least a two (2) people and no more than five (5) people but may be otherwise assigned or re-assigned in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Participants may only work on one team. Participant affirmatively agrees to work on Participant’s team’s entry only and in a spirit of mutual collaboration and respect for all team members and their contributions. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify an individual team member, including Participant, without effect to the applicable entry or applicable team members, due to such individual’s failure or behavior. Sponsor may require each team to assign one team member (“Team Representative”) to be the primary point of contact for the team during the Event. The same submission cannot be entered into this Contest more than one time, or by more than one Participant, and in such event, one or all participants and entries may be disqualified.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Participant teams must create one (1) original open source software contribution during the Hackathon Development Period and must present their entry and features during a Digital Pitch when requested during the Judging Period at the conclusion of the Development Period. For purposes of the Contest and pursuant to these Official Rules, unless otherwise specified, the entry, Digital Pitch, and all content, materials and information submitted in any and all media and medium by an eligible team, including all of its Participants, during the Event, will collectively constitute the “entry”. Limit one (1) entry per participant/team. The entry must be in English. Participants must make the entry available free of charge and without any restriction, for testing, evaluation, and use by the Sponsor and Judges, and participants as applicable.

Unsuccessful, exploitational, fraudulent, misleading, harmful, non-functioning, invalid, non-compliant, incomplete entries in whole or in part or those not deemed to be submitted in good faith may be disqualified. Proof that an entry is presented at the Event is not proof or evidence that the entry and/or Participant is eligible for the Contest. Participants must attend and complete the entire Event in order to be eligible to win a prize in the Contest. Attendees who quit, are disqualified, ejected or otherwise fail to complete the Event (including the Digital Pitch) will not be eligible to win a prize in the Contest.

Further, by entering this Contest, participants hereby represent, warrant and covenant (as applicable), and agree to produce written evidence of such if requested, that:

  1. The entry, in whole and in part, is original work of Participant, is original to the Contest (i.e. was not developed in any substantive form/format prior to the Event), does not violate or infringe upon any laws, rules, regulations, proprietary or intellectual property rights (including copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, industrial property rights, personal or moral rights), or any other laws, regulations, or rights whatsoever of any country, person and/or entity;
  2. The entry, in whole and in part, is submitted to the Contest by or with the permission of all persons (living or deceased), venues and/or entities who worked on, were engaged to work on, or contributed in any respect to the entry or any part thereof, who are depicted (directly or indirectly) in the entry by name, likeness, voice, image or any other information or indicia of persona, or who otherwise have any right, title and interest in and to the entry or any part thereof (including but not limited to rights arising from a work for hire relationship), and all such persons, venues, and/or entities have provided their written consent to submission of the entry and its use pursuant to these Official Rules;
  3. Participant has all other rights, licenses, permissions and consents necessary to submit the entry and to grant all of the rights granted to the Promotion Entities in these Official Rules, and the exercise thereof by the Promotion Entities and/or the use by them of the rights granted by Participant, in whole or in part, does not and will not give rise to any alleged or actual claims, disputes, actions or liabilities, including but not limited to those for disputes or payment of any kind, including without limitation royalties, residuals, attribution, credit, dues, approval or consultation rights, or any rights of participation, attribution, or any other fees, costs, or expenses, arising out of the submission, use, exhibition and/or any other use or exploitation of the entry, in whole and in part, the use thereof by Sponsor, and the exercise by Promotion Entities of any of the rights granted in these Official Rules;
  4. The entry in whole or in part contains no malware, including viruses, trojans, worms, bugs, spyware or any other harmful software, code or other devices; and
  5. The entry in whole or in part contains no pornographic, sexually explicit (including nudity), defamatory, offensive, violent, harmful, discriminatory, cruel, abusive, highly political, religious or sensitive content, or illegal content (including but not limited to technology or other content that is prohibited from export), content of an obscene or menacing character, and does not otherwise appear to condone such issues, or offend against reasonable standards of taste and decency.

In order to be eligible for this Contest, the submitted entry, in whole and in part (and its entrant(s)) must comply with all other terms stated in these Official Rules.

GENERAL ENTRY CONDITIONS: Once committed, an entry may not be cancelled or deleted, enhanced, added to, or improved, and will not be returned, if applicable. The entry as a whole (which must include the Digital Pitch) will be considered and judged during the Judging Period, which may be extended due to exigencies of the circumstances. The entry may be displayed, viewed and used by the Promotion Entities in whole or in part, as provided herein and by others interested in, involved with, or administering the Contest, and by all other participants in the Event. Participants assume all risk of ineligible, damaged, lost, late, incomplete, invalid, incorrect, incompatible, non-functioning, or misdirected entries, in whole or in part, and such will not be eligible for a prize. SPONSOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH ITS ABILITY TO IN ANY WAY ENABLE, DEVELOP, MARKET OR PROMOTE THE PARTICIPANT, THE ENTRY, NOR THE IDEAS OR TECHNOLOGY EMBODIED OR SET FORTH IN THE ENTRY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART.

Without limitation, Sponsor reserves the right to immediately disqualify and/or remove at any time (before, during or after the Event/Contest) any entry and/or participant for any reason in its absolute discretion. Without limiting the foregoing, if at any time a participant and/or winner is found to have breached, violated or failed to comply with these Official Rules (or any IBM Documentation or other agreement), in whole or in part, at any time, or is or found at any time to have been ineligible, they will be immediately disqualified and agree to immediate return in full any and all prizes to Sponsor (if applicable).

Participants understand, recognize and accept that, without fault of the Promotion Entities, other Participants or persons may have provided one or more of the Promotion Entities, or others, or made public, or may in the future submit, or make public, materials that are the same or similar to Participant’s entry. Further, Participants have independent access to, may create or have created apps, technologies, methods, materials and ideas which may be similar or identical in whole or in part to another entry in concept, code, theme, idea, format or other respects. In the Event that an entry is identical or similar to the entry of another Participant, the Promotion Entities reserve the right to score one entry higher than the other, subject to the judging criteria set forth herein, in the discretion of Sponsor and Judges. Entries may not be acknowledged and will not be received or held “in confidence” or “in trust” and by submitting an entry it does not create a confidential relationship or obligation of secrecy between Participant and any of the Promotion Entities. Participants will not now or in the future be entitled to any approval, rights of compensation, or any other payment; unless adjudged and verified a winner pursuant to these Official Rules, and in such Event, only to the extent of the prize award. Further, Participants and winners agree that by submitting an entry and/or receiving a prize in the Contest does NOT give rise to or in any way create, either express or implied, any employer/employee, joint or co-venture, principle/agent, or any other employment, fiduciary, or other relationship, between them and any one or more of the Promotion Entities, or any other person or entity. The Promotion Entities disclaim all responsibility and liability relating to all of the above; by entering participants agree to release, indemnify, defend and hold them harmless in all respects thereto.

JUDGING CRITERIA/JUDGED PRIZE WINNER SELECTION/PUBLIC VOTE WINNER SELECTION: At the conclusion of the Contest Period, Participant, working with his/her team, will submit a Digital Pitch up to five (5) minutes long to present the team’s entry and its features to the entire audience and judges (“Digital Pitch”). The “entry” will be considered and judged during the Digital Pitch pursuant to the Judging Criteria and winner(s) selected and announced at the Event (“Judging Period”).

Eligible entries presented during the Digital Pitch at the Event will be judged by a panel of subject matter experts (the “Judges”) selected by Sponsor using the following Judging Criteria (“Judged Winners”). Scores will not be made public at any time.

  • Originality and Uniqueness (25%)
  • Usefulness and Complexity (25%)
  • Quantum Community Benefit (25%)
  • Digital Presentation (25%)

WINNER SELECTION: Assuming sufficient eligible entries are received, it is anticipated that potential Judged Winners will be selected based on their highest combined score in accordance with the above Judging Criteria. Sponsor may, but without obligation, select more than the stated number of winners if found to be of exceptional quality in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than the stated number of prize winners due to insufficient eligible and qualified entries/participants. By way of example only, Sponsor reserves the absolute right in its sole discretion to disqualify as ineligible entries that do not provide (in Sponsor sole determination) a credible or feasible use of the Qiskit community projects and/or data, appear not to have been submitted honestly, in good faith, or are otherwise lacking or non-compliant. All prize awards are subject to Sponsor’s verification of entrant/entry’s eligibility and compliance.

In the case of a tie, the tie will be broken by the highest combined scores (among the tied potential Judged Winner entries) in the Usefulness and Complexity category, and if a tie still remains the tie will be broken (among the remaining entries) by the entry with the highest score in the Originality and Uniqueness category.

In the event any Participant is a potential winner but is disqualified, forfeits the opportunity to continue/receive a prize in the Contest, or is otherwise unable or unwilling to participate or accept a prize (as applicable), the entire team may be disqualified and an alternate entry and potential winner may be selected (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) and only if fair, and sufficient time exists.

PRIZES: Subject to receiving sufficient eligible entries, prize(s) available to be awarded are as follows:

First Prize (one team): The winning team will be awarded $500 USD.

Limit one (1) Prize per team. All prize awards are contingent upon verification of potential winners and entry, confirmation of their eligibility to receive a prize, and compliance with these Official Rules. Winning teams are responsible for allocating prizes and gifts among team members. All taxes and other expenses, costs or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of any prize are the sole responsibility of winners. Prizes cannot be transferred or substituted by winner.

TAXES: All winners are solely responsible for payment of local, state, country or any other taxes if applicable, compliance with (governmental/SARs) reporting, filing and documentation requirements, and for any other costs, expenses and fees connected with their acceptance and use of the prize in their respective jurisdictions. Prizes will be awarded to and in the name of the individual Participant.

COMPLIANCE AND DISQUALIFICATION: In the event of disqualification for noncompliance, ineligibility, if a potential winner refuses or fails to complete and return release documents as directed on or within the time stated, or for any other reason arising after the Event and attendees have departed, that prize will be forfeited in its entirety and Sponsor will not award that respective prize. Returned, undelivered, unclaimed, forfeited or un-awarded prizes will not be (re)awarded. Sponsor shall have the right, where necessary, to undertake all action and/or require further information as is reasonable to protect itself, or any of the Promotion Entities against fraudulent or invalid claims, potential public scandal, ridicule, or disrepute in awarding the prize to any Participant.


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS: Each Participant represents and warrants that Participants own the rights to a Submission to a Contest created by a Participant using Technology (as defined below). This could mean that Participant or a teammate created the Technology, acquired ownership of the Technology from a third party, or may rely on binding written statements by the third party that owns or has the right to license the Technology indicating that Participant (or members of the public generally) are authorized to use that Technology in the manner Participant intends to use it (generally and as part of a Contest Submission). Each Participant grants to IBM a perpetual, fully paid up, irrevocable, nonexclusive, worldwide license to their Submissions, including the right to use, have used, execute, display, reproduce, make, have made, perform, disclose, prepare derivative works from, and distribute, sell, offer to sell, import, have imported and transmit their project and derivative works therefrom for any purpose, and the right to sublicense others to do any or all of the foregoing. A Participant and/or team will be disqualified if Event Administrator or Sponsor has any reason to believe that Participant and/or team has violated the terms of this paragraph. Participants and teams should consult with appropriate advisors or legal counsel if they have any doubt as to whether they are meeting the requirements of this paragraph. Participants and teams may bring to a Contest any pre-developed or licensed Technology that they plan to use in connection with their Submission, provided that such Technology meets the requirements of this paragraph.

"Technology" means, without limitation, content (including pictorial, audio and audio-visual content), code, specifications, technical information, algorithms, images, design, art, music, graphics, special effects, data, and any other information or materials protected by any intellectual property right.

Qiskit is a trademark of the IBM Corporation.


  • Event Administrator, Sponsor, and their affiliates and contractors, may, wherever they do business, store and otherwise process your personal identifiable information (“PII”), as detailed on the “IBM Q Privacy Page” identified below in the Privacy Policy Table in this “Privacy Policy” section, for the purposes and the duration set forth in the IBM Q Privacy Page (for IBM usage in this instance, please see the IBM Q Privacy Page topics “IBM Q Contest programs” and “IBM Q and Qiskit events”).
  • With respect to your PII processed by Event Administrator, the Event Administrator’s privacy policy (identified in the Privacy Policy Table below) provides additional details.

    With respect to your PII processed by Sponsor, the IBM privacy policies (identified in the Privacy Policy Table below) provide additional details.

    By accepting the Official Rules, you are giving Event Administrator your consent to collect, access, store, and use the PII specified in this Privacy Policy section, and you authorize Event Administrator to share your PII with Sponsor to do the same, all in accordance with this Participation Agreement and in accordance with the Event Administrator and Sponsor’s respective privacy policies identified in the Privacy Policy Table below.

  • With regard specifically to PII processed by Sponsor, you may withdraw consent at any time by notifying Sponsor, as detailed in the “Data Retention” portion of the IBM Q Privacy Page or, if you are an IBM Q Experience user, then via the IBM Q Experience’s user account details.
  • With regard to PII processed by Event Administrator, you may withdraw consent at any time by emailing qiskit@us.ibm.com.

  • You represent and warrant that you will not provide Event Administrator or Sponsor with any personally identifiable information that relates to or identifies an individual, other than the PII specified in this Privacy Policy Section of this Participation Agreement.

Privacy Policy Table

You may be filmed or photographed while you are participating in the Hackathon activities. Except where prohibited, by participating in the Hackathon, you agree that we may use your name, likeness, photographs, audio-visual footage, comments, and any other record of your participation in the Hackathon for promotional purposes at any time and in any media.

RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION: To the maximum extent permitted by law, Participants and winners agree to release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless (“Release”) Sponsor, Promotion Partners, and all other Promotion Entities, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and divisions, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents (“Released Parties”) from and against any and all threatened or actual actions, liabilities, claims, demands, losses, settlements, fines, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) whether or not litigation is commenced (“dispute”) arising at any time from participation in the Contest, the entry (in whole or in part), Contest and/or prize-related activity or inability to participate in parts thereof, the delivery, acceptance, use, misuse of a prize or any failure with respect thereto, personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light (whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, delict (including negligence), warranty or other theory, any act, default, omission, non-compliance, and/or a violation or breach of any agreement, representation, warranty or covenant made herein, or any other agreements by/with Participant, the Promotion Entities, and/or any other party or entity.

Further, to the maximum extent permitted by law, and without limiting the foregoing, Participants and winners agree to Release the Released Parties from and against any and all threatened or actual disputes arising at any time directly or indirectly from any dispute brought by any Participant, or other persons or entities (who may be other than a party to these Official Rules) arising from or related to an entry, participation and/or involvement in any other respect in the Contest, and/or the delivery, acceptance, use, misuse of a prize or any failure with respect thereto. Participants and winners covenant not to sue any Released Party or cause them to be sued regarding any matter released above; and further covenant not to disaffirm, limit or rescind these Releases to the fullest extent permitted by law. A waiver by one or more of the Promotion Entities of any term in these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of any other provision. Sponsor shall have the right, where necessary, to undertake all action and/or require further information as is reasonable to protect itself, or any of the Promotion Entities against fraudulent or invalid claims, potential public scandal, ridicule, or disrepute in connection with the Contest.

If any item or provision contained in these Official Rules or any part thereof is declared or becomes unenforceable, invalid or illegal for any reason, all other terms and provisions of these Official Rules shall remain in full force and effect as if these Official Rules had been executed without the offending provision appearing therein.


NETWORKS AND CANCELLATION: Promotion Entities are not responsible for typographical error; technical, network, computer, digital, telephone, cable, electronic, or hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, problems; incompatibility; unavailable, garbled, corrupt, or jumbled transmissions; service provider, Internet, web site, blog site, user net accessibility, availability or congestion; unauthorized human intervention or security breach; the unauthorized access to, alteration of entries in whole or in part, the incorrect or inaccurate capture or processing of entries, or other information, or the failure to process, collect or communicate any such information; electronic errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, and/or delays; or loss, theft or destruction of any entry, or other Contest related materials or information, in whole or in part. If for any reason the Contest, or any part thereof, is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including (but not limited to) infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, artifice, fraud, cheating, technical failures, a force majeure event, or any other causes similar or dissimilar which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, or any element thereof, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest or any part thereof. Sponsor reserves the right to select only potential winners from eligible, non-suspect entries received (prior to the force majeure event or otherwise), but only if doing so is deemed commercially practicable/feasible, and equitable in Sponsor’s sole determination under the circumstances. Any attempt by a Participant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, or any part thereof, is a violation of laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify Participant and seek damages from any such Participant to the fullest extent of the law.

CHOICE OF LAW, FORUM AND RECOURSE TO JUDICIAL PROCEDURES: Participants agree to the application of the laws of New York state, without regard to conflict of law principles. All disputes will be brought before and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the following courts of competent jurisdiction: the New York courts, United States. Sponsor reserves the right, without notice or prior approval, to modify or supersede these Official Rules in its sole reasonable discretion and in such event will post revised Official Rules on the Website and at the Hackathon Location, which will continue to govern all aspects of the Contest.

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