1. Attendees can participate in the hackathon as individuals or as part of teams that have a maximum of 4 members.
  2. Each team is limited to 1 submission only.
  3. All prizes are to be shared between team members at the respective team leader's discretion.
  4. Submissions must be on the general theme of bioinformatics; determination of qualification is left to the executive committee of Helyx India.
  5. Final submissions can include various materials, including but not limited to video demos, Github repository of your code, APK files, link to a hosted website, files of a mockup design, PPT explaining your idea, etc.
  6. In general, functioning prototypes or code-based projects will be judged more highly than simple design files; however, all submissions will be taken into consideration and there are special prizes for different types of submissions.
  7. The executive committee, as the judges of the hackathon, are under no obligation to review all of the materials you have provided in your submission.
  8. Students with a blood relation to an executive of Helyx India are not allowed to participate.
  9. Teams and individuals are allowed to gain advice and support from the organizers and sponsors of the hackathon.
  10. All work on a project should be done during duration of the hackathon, i.e. between 12:00 am December 26, 2020, and 11:59 pm December 31, 2020 (all times are in IST); however, teams can use an idea they had before the event.
  11. Teams can use libraries, frameworks, or open-source code in their projects. Working on a project before the event and open-sourcing it for the sole purpose of using the code during the event is against the spirit of the rules and is not allowed.
  12. Teams must stop hacking once the time is up; any modification of code and design is forbidden.
  13. Attendees must treat all team members, competitors, judges, coaches, volunteers, etc, with respect and courtesy.
  14. Teams can be disqualified from the competition at the organizers’ discretion. Reasons might include but are not limited to breaking the Competition Rules, behaving in a way that violates the code of conduct, or other unsporting behaviour.
  15. Submissions remain the intellectual property of creators, and creators retain all other rights. 
  16. All members of Helyx India, members of The Helyx Initiative, and all sponsoring organizations and companies disclaim any and all liability for damages or losses arising from participation in this hackathon or due to decisions and actions taken by Helyx India, The Helyx Initiative, sponsoring organizations, or other attendees, or on the basis of any information found in the hackathon materials or submissions, whether generated by Helyx India, The Helyx Initiative, sponsoring organizations, or other attendees.
  17. Helyx India can, without prior notice to any attendees or external body, change, at its discretion, the rules and regulations of this hackathon.