All rules and regulations will be provided for in the Discord Server and on the SMU LIT Hackathon Website (at for the duration of the hackathon.

These rules may be subjected to change. The final rules will be given out during the Admin Brief on the first day of the event, 13 August 2021.

Code of Conduct

By participating in the SMU LIT Hackathon, you agree to abide by the following code of conduct:

  • Please treat all other participants (Competitors and Audience) with the utmost respect.  We ask that you act kindly, behave professionally, and do not insult or put down other attendees. Remember that harassment and racist, sexist, or exclusionary jokes or remarks are neither appropriate nor acceptable at this event. If at any point you see a fellow participant being harassed, please promptly contact one of the hackathon organisers via Discord or at

  • Please treat our sponsors, guests, organisers, and judges with the utmost respect. Without them, SMU LIT Hackathon would not be possible. To show your gratitude, please take time out of your work to visit the virtual booths and attend the talks that they are providing. The judges will take some time to visit your team on Day 3 of the hackathon, and we ask that you give them a bit of your time. They're here for you! Show them you appreciate it.

  • For the duration of the hackathon, participants are expected to have their ZOOM and Discord tag displayed in the following format:

    • For organisers: Organiser - [Name]

    • For judges: Judge - [Name]

    • For speakers/booths: CompanyName - [Name]

    • For teams: [TeamName] - [Name]

    • For audience: Audience - [Name]

  • ALL participants (Competitors and Audience) must keep their cameras on when interacting with judges/speakers/booth handlers.

ALL competitors must wear the provided hackathon T-Shirt on Day 3 - 15 August 2021 of the event.