Software Freedom DaySFD Hackathon 2021

SFD Hackathon 2021Shedule

  • Date and TimeEvent
  • Sept 18, 09:00 AM Reporting Time
  • Sept 18, 10:00 AM Opening Ceremony
  • Sept 18, 12:00 PM Hackathon Begins
  • Sept 19, 10:00 PM Soft Deadline for submission
  • Sept 19, 11:59 PM Hackathon Ends
  • Sept 26, 12:00 AM Results will be announced

Both online and offline participants should follow the same shedule.

Offline location: Livelihood Resource Center for Marginalized (LRCM), Near Sankara Vidyalaya Hr. Sr. School, ECR Road, Puducherry – 605008.

Open to all, Anyone can partcipate in this hackathon.



  • Team members limit: 2 to 4 members.
  • Same registration form for both online and offline participants.
  • Ownership of the project is owned by the team members.
  • All code will be released exclusively under AGPLv3 (for network / web components) and GPL v3 (for mobile / desktop apps).
  • Judging Criterias are Creativity of the idea, UI/UX, Code Readability, Working of the Prototype and usage of FOSS tools.
  • Decisions taken by the judges are final.
  • Improper or abusive behaviour from any team, they will be disqualified from the hackathon.
  • Members participating in this hackathon should bring their own laptops and other hardwares.
  • Lunch will not be provided to the participants.





1. FOSS Games

Develop a free and open source mobile or desktop or web games in any genre.

2. FOSS Meme Creation App

Develop a mobile or web app to create memes and share them.

Free Software Movement



1. Free software adoption heat map

  Develop a Free software to maintain the data of free software usage in our society.

2. Culture recommender (books, movies, games, songs)

  Develop a mobile app or web app, which recommend based on your special interests.

3. Foss review tool

  Develop a free software to review other available free softwares in the tech world.

4. Leaderboard (OSM/Wikimedia commons)

  Develop a leaderboard website for FSHM to conduct other events like Open street map and wikimedia commons contributions.

Everyday Life



1. App usage tracker

  Develop a mobile app to monitor and restrict the usage of social medias and video games on the user's smartphone.

2. Measuring Objects via CV / AR / VR

  Develop a mobile app which calculates the dimensions of the object by using computer vision.

3. Scan documents into OCR & align / crop

  Develop a mobile app to scan the written or printed documents with align and crop feature.

4. Dating App

  Develop a mobile dating app with recommendation feature based on your interest.

5. FOSS UPI payment app

  Develop a free and opensource UPI payment app (Alternative for Gpay,Phonepe and Paytm).

6. wiktionary linked offline dictionary app

  Develop a offline dictionary mobile app using wiktionary.

7. Rideshare / Ride aggregation app

  Develop a taxi booking mobile app (Alternative for Uber and Ola).

8. Amazon FOSS Client

  Develop a FOSS client to shop and purchase on Amazon website.

9. Specs Selector using AR

  Develop a FOSS mobile app to select suitable specs for your face using Augmented reality.




1. Free CAD Model

  Design 3d models in Free CAD software.

2. Weather station

  Create a weather station to calculate the atmosphere condition.


  Create a DC UPS to store power.

4. Drone

  Solve any real life problem with drones.