Alibaba Cloud Low-Code Development Contest 2022

Build Innovative Applications with Low-Code Development Platforms to Win a Total of $15,000 in Prizes and Exclusive Merchandise.

Organizing Partner:
Campaign Overview
Alibaba Cloud Low-Code Development Contest is a virtual solution building contest for professionals and students in India, Singapore, Thailand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal, organized by Alibaba Cloud and IndiaSpark. This contest welcomes participants from both tech and non-tech backgrounds, and encourage them to build solutions with their innovation and Alibaba Cloud’s low-code development tools, and win a total of $15,000 in prizes, and exclusive merchandise.
Alibaba Cloud Discovery Online Webinars
Hands on Labs Modules & Exam Credits
Access to Alibaba Cloud Academy Resources
A Total of $15,000 in Prizes

Prizes and Benefits

The final winners will get prizes including cash, cloud credits and customized gifts.

1st Place: 1 Winner
$3,000 Cash Prize (Pre-Tax)
$3,000 Alibaba Cloud Credits
Customized Merchandise
Winner Certificate
Reference Letter from Alibaba Cloud
2nd Place: 2 Winners
$1,000 Cash Prize (Pre-Tax)
$1,000 Alibaba Cloud Credits
Customized Merchandise
Winner Certificate
Reference Letter from Alibaba Cloud
3rd Place: 3 Winners
$500 Cash Prize (Pre-Tax)
$500 Alibaba Cloud Credits
Customized Merchandise
Winner Certtificate
Reference Letter from Alibaba Cloud
Innovation Award: 10 Winners
$200 Alibaba Cloud Credits
Customized Merchandise
Winner Certificate
Reference Letter from Alibaba Cloud
Participants of the campaign will get multiple benefits including:
One-Year Free Subscription of A Selected Tool (for Participants with Qualified Submissions)
Certificate of Participation (for Participants with Qualified Submissions)
Customized Gifts (for First 100 Participants with Qualified Submissions)

Schedule

  • Dec 22, 2021
    Contest Starts
  • Feb 28, 2022 (9.30PM IST)
    Deadline for Campaign Registration
  • Feb 28, 2022 (9.30PM IST)
    Deadline for Submission
  • Mar 1, 2022
    Judging Phase Starts
  • Mar 15, 2022
    Result Announcement

How to Join?

Please follow the steps below to register for the contest and submit your entry. You may also watch this video to see how to complete the registration.

Sign Up for the Contest on Tianchi

Please ensure you have signed up for the contest on Tianchi first. Remember your Tianchi nickname, which is needed in the following steps.

Purchase Development Tools

Get an ALICMS one-month subscription, and you are also encouraged to get other recommended products.

Complete the Registration Form

Your registration is all set once you complete the form provided by IndiaSpark. Then you can start building your solutions.

Submit Your Solution

If your submission is qualified, you will get a chance to renew your ALICMS for one year.

Enrollment Rules and FAQ:
  • This contest opens to participants from India, Singapore, Thailand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal only. Participants from other countries can participate in the contest, but are excluded from the prizes.
  • To complete the registration, you are required to register for the contest on Tianchi, and complete the information form.
  • A qualified solution must be using based on ALICMS. You can also get additional points by using other recommended tools.
  • You can participate as an individual or with a team. However, the benefits and prizes will be only given to one participate for a team and cannot be separated; only one participant's name of each prize-winning team can be presented on the winner's certificate and reference letter.
  • Members of Alibaba Group can participate in the contest, but are excluded from the prizes.

Task and Topics

In this contest, you are asked to use required Alibaba Cloud low-code development tool(s) to build a working solution and publish it online, and submit the URL to the contest. The following topics are for reference, and other topics are also encouraged. The choice of topic/industry will have no impact on your results.

Online Education
Digital Resume
Online Learning
College Information
Online Business
E-Shop
Shopping Guide
Business Advertising
News and Information
News Portal
Tourism Information
Dining Guide
Professional Service
Service Aggregator
Food Delivery
Healthcare Service

Recommended Low-Code Tools

ALICMS

ALICMS is a low-code SaaS tool that help you build your website and online store easily.

Machine Learning Platform for AI

Machine Learning Platform for AI (PAI) is an end-to-end platform that meets your data mining and analysis requirements.

DataV

DataV is a powerful and accessible data visualization tool.

Intelligent Speech

Speech recognition, speech synthesis, natural language understanding and more.

Image Search

Search by image based on image similarities

AIRec

A high-quality personalized recommendation service for your applications.

Submission and Judging Criteria

Submission Requirements
After building a solution with ALICMS and other recommended low-code development tools, please follow the steps below to submit your entry with the link (URL) to your solution and the description of it.

Step 1: Submit your entry to the submission form

  • Complete the form to submit your entry. You submission will be reviewed by Alibaba Cloud team, and if the link is working and your solutions is based on ALICMS and other recommended low-code development tools, your entry will be approved, and you will be notified by email get one-year renew of ALICMS for free.

Step 2: Submit your qualified entry to the contest on Tianchi

  • After your entry is approved, please submit your entry to the Tianchi contest in order to become eligible for judging. Do not forget to renew your ALICMS before it expires, otherwise your entry may not be accessible during the judging phase.
Judging Criteria
All the qualified entries submitted to the contest will be reviewed by judges with the criteria below in the judging phase.

Project Value: 30 Points

    1) How much does the solution contribute to a certain industry or field?
    2) Can the solution be widely used?

Functionality and Creativity: 30 Points

    1) Is your solution accessible and functional?
    2) Is there any technological and/or social innovation in the project?

Design: 20 Points

    1) Is your solution with good visual appeal and style?
    2) Is your solution user-friendly on PC, mobile devices and tables?

Additional Scores: 20 Points

    1) You will get 3 additional points by adopting each recommended low-code tool in your solution (in addition to ALICMS).
    2) You will get 5 points by sharing the contest page to your Facebook or LinkedIn account and submit a screenshot of your the when completing the submission form.

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