Events

X will consist of our online hunt, CryptX, and ten on-site events — Design, Pitching, Quiz, Crossword, Photography, Gaming, Programming, Group Discussion, Robotics, and Surprise Event. Each event will have a unique theme based around Make.

At X, we want all participants of a team to come together as a startup and Make something. All events are interconnected to each other, and add toward the final goal of creating a useful product.

Design

Participants: 3

The Design team will have to build the actual MVP for their startup, along with its logo, website, and deck.

One PCs loaded with everything you might need, and a connection to the internet will be provided to each team. Participants are encouraged to get their laptops, tablets, and other devices to increase productivity and test responsive designs.

Participants will be required to upload all files on the cloud at the end of the first day and will be allowed to work from their homes.

Every team will get 1 workstation with an internet connection, and loaded with the following:

  • Git, npm, and Node.

  • Sublime Text 3 & Prepros

  • Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC

Programming

Participants: 2

Participants are expected to be familiar with fundamental programming constructs such as conditional statements, functions and different types of data structures.

One PC loaded with all relevant programming software, mentioned below, will be provided to each team. Emphasis will be on paper-based strategies.

The event will require an interplay of syntax and semantics in mathematics, logic and computer science. Algorithmic thinking to create optimized solutions will be encouraged.

Every team will get 1 workstation with an internet connection, and loaded with the following:

  • Code::Blocks

  • Sublime Text

  • TurboC++

Quiz

Participants: 2

X has always been known for turning the traditional Quiz format on its head, and this time it’s no different. With a time-bound Preliminary round followed by a gruelling Final round, it’s an endurance challenge at its very best.

Gaming

Participants: 2

“Video games foster the mindset that allows creativity to flow” – Nolan Bushnell

An online preliminary round will be held on 16th August. Participants should be prepared for absolutely anything. Participants are allowed to bring their own gear to the event.

Robotics

Participants: 2

Participants will engage in a Robot War but... will they?

Robots must not employ the use of active weapons that involve flames, electrical impulses, or entanglement devices.

A special bonus will be awarded to teams with wirelessly controlled bots.

Maximum weight: 20kg

Maximum dimensions: 60x60x60cm

Group Discussion

Participants: 1

Turning the conventional GD on its head, participants will be tested mainly on their decision-making skills under intense pressure. The knock-out prelims on Day 1 will be followed by a final round on Day 2.

The stakes are high.

Pitching

Participants: 1

For the culmination of all events, Pitching participants are required to make a deck, with the help of their design team, to pitch their product. The pitch will be followed by questions from the judges.

This event will test your creativity, spontaneity and presentation skills.

Surprise

Participants: 2

Generic description with the word “unexpected” in it.

Crossword

Participants: 2

Time for wordplay. And puns. Terrible Puns.

Photography

Participants: 1

Hum tum, ek kamre mein bandh ho aur photography ka competition ho jaye.

CryptX

Participants: Infinite

Held on August 19 - 20, CryptX is X’s trademark online cryptic hunt.

 

 

Venue

X 2019 will be held at The Mother's International School, Sri Aurobindo Marg, on August 21 - 22, 2019.

All the events will be conducted at the venue from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Attendance

After confirming their attendance, teams can login to access their dashboards to manage and edit their profiles.

Only one team is allowed from each school, per event.