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What’s the Battle of Universities?

The Battle of Universities – Episode 1 is a competition organized by OutSystems, where computer science students from different universities will fight – not literally – for the title of best university. The goal is to promote the development of their technical and soft skills in a fun environment.

How does it work?

For a full afternoon and evening, teams representing different universities will have to solve several computer science related and social challenges in exchange for points. At the end of the day, the team with the most points will be named the winner, and their university will have its name engraved on the Omega System Hall of Fame as Ultimate Tech Master.

Who can apply?

Only the bravest computer science students (or related areas of study). Every team should have 3 students and a cool name. Just don’t forget to upload your student card so that we know you’re really a student and not some super secret CIA agent.

Episode 1

In a far, far corner of the Universe, the young cadets from Best Intergalactic Tech Academies of the Universe are getting ready. Every year, an elite group of schools is selected to face the ever threatening dark forces of the evil known as Chaos. And, you and your team were chosen to fight for your university and engrave its name on the Omega System Hall of Fame as Ultimate Tech Master. The Battle is about to start. Do you have what it takes?

Gather your team and get ready. On the day of the battle, cadets will be sent to the Edge of Reason, a remote place where chaos has long been spreading. Once you get there you will be briefed with a list of locations known to be in control of Stardust Keepers, one of the most dangerous illogical beasts in the universe, and ultimate spreaders of chaos. You and your team will need to prove your worth by traveling to each of these locations, facing whatever challenges the Keeper has prepared for you and gathering as much stardust as you can. The smarter and faster you are, the more stardust you will be able to collect. At the end of the battle, the team of cadets that makes it back alive, and with the largest amount of stardust will be named The Ultimate Tech Master. Their university will be appointed this year’s Supreme Tech Defender of the Universe!

ARE YOU UP FOR IT?

When will this happen?

On November 3, from 11am to 8pm.

Where?

In a secret place, so secret that it will only be revealed to the participants.
For now, we can tell you that it’s somewhere in Lisbon – shhhh.

Event Details

The duration of the event is up to 9 hours, and the competition is expected to start at 11:00 am on November 3, 2018.

 

Throughout the duration of the event, participants will be presented with challenges that each team needs to solve as fast as possible in order to get points.

 

All details about the event and challenges will be provided during the event.

 

The event will conclude after the announcement of the winning teams.

What’s in it for you?

Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams as follows:

First Prize

Trip and tickets for each team member to GOTO Conference 2019.

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And the possibility to participate in an innovation project with EDP.

Second Prize

400€ Amazon Gift Card

Third Prize

200€ Amazon Gift Card

* prizes are for each team member

Organization

The Battle of Universities is organized by

in partnership with

and counts on the scientific support of

Are you ready to fight for your title?