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code::XtremeApps:: 2016

Singapore’s longest-running annual 24-hour hackathon Code::XtremeApps:: (CXA) draws to a close with another spectacular year of over 140 innovative solutions aimed at helping Singapore drive towards becoming a Smart Nation. The event saw a turnout of 396 participants looking to fuel solutions towards this year’s theme on financial technologies, or FinTech.

Jointly organised by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and the IT Standards Committee (ITSC), and supported by SPRING Singapore, CXA is aimed at creating greater awareness and inspiring use and value of programming and standards, as well as fostering collaboration with and within the programming community. 

FinTech (Financial Technologies) was chosen for 2016’s theme due to its emergence and large potential to disrupt and benefit citizens with new solutions.

For more information, you may refer to the competition website at https://ideas.ecitizen.gov.sg/a/pages/codextremeapps2016 

Prize presentation ceremony

The prize presentation ceremony for code::XtremeApps::was held on 18 August 2016 July at the Singapore Management University's Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium. The Co-Managing Director of IDA, Mr Gabriel Lim was the Guest of Honour for the event.

Competition Categories

CXA 2016 has three main categories – a three-hour Junior Category, as well as a 24-hour School and Open Category.

Junior Category

Open to children up to Primary 6 (or aged 12 and below). Participants in this category created animations using Scratch, a free educational software.

The winners for the Junior Category are:

1st Prize  

SPJders (St. Hilda’s Primary School)

Syarique Izzan Bin Jamalluddin, Jeriel Tan Chee Ray & Liew Wei Pyn

2nd Prize

The Weasleys (Ngee Ann Primary School and St Hilda’s Primary School)

Jed Lim Li Xin & Oon Zheng Kang

3rd Prize

King Power (St Hilda’s Primary School)

Wang Hengyue & Wang En Xin

Special Mention

Team 12

Lai Jun Yu & Ziv Ng 

Special Mention

Team Awesome

Nathan Yip Tzeng Loen & Tan Kian Wu

School Category

The School Category is open to students ranging from secondary up to pre-university. It features the 24-hour hackathon where participants are required to develop solutions within 24 hours.

The winners for the School Category are:

1st Prize

SwagOverFlow (National Junior College)

Xue Yao, Ng Wei Ming & Jivesh Mohan

2nd Prize

No Name Needed (Dunman High School)

Chng Zhe Ming, Ho Rui En, & Mai Youlian

3rd Prize

com.app.god (Dunman High School)

Lee Wei Jie, Jerrayl Ng & Yu Shi Jie

Open Category
The Open Category is open to enthusiasts of all ages. It features the 24-hour hackathon where participants are required to develop solutions within 24 hours.

The winners for the Open Category are:

1st Prize

GCP (Singapore Management University)

Tan Chang Sheng, Ong Tee Seng Jeremy & Beh Min Yan

2nd Prize

The [D]ivision

Wang Dehao, Adam Lee Kit Weng & Boon Hock Seng

3rd Prize

ThreeTee (Singapore Management University)

Tan Kee Hock, Tan Chee Wei & Toh Yi An

Standards Award

The Standards Award was given to the best essay / video submission that demonstrates the importance and benefits of standardization in FinTech.

The winners for the Standards Award are:

Prize Winner

GCP (Singapore Management University)

Tan Chang Sheng, Ong Tee Seng Jeremy & Beh Min Yan

Special Mention

TriForce

Koh Yi Zhi James, Koh Wen Yi & Goh Jia Yang

Special Mention

DreamTeam (Dunman High School)

Peirce Chow Zheng Jie, Chan Ger Hean & Koh Yi Ting

Congratulations to all the winners!

Should you have any queries, please email us at itsc_secretariat@itsc.org.sg


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