CodeFest 2014 was held for the third consecutive year at the SLIIT campus in Malabe. Upali Gunasekara, principal of Royal College, Colombo was the Chief Guest at the awards ceremony.
The competitive battle among the participants made the competition intense and appealing. This year, under the school category, over 700 hundred students representing over 130 schools participated in the Software Development and Quiz Competition. 101 teams, which comprised of 404 undergraduates, from 13 universities and higher education institutes competed in the 24-hour a�?CodeFest Hackathona��.
Winners of the Software Development Competition, under the school category for the best three projects were Central College, Piliyanda, Zahira College, Kalmune and Telijjawila Central College, Matara. These winners walked away with a Gold, Silver and Bronze award respectively. Zahira College, Kalmune also clinched the Peoplea��s award.
In the school category of the ICT quiz contest Sripali College, Horana, Musaeus College, Colombo and Kegalu Vidyalaya, Kegalle emerged first, second and third respectively.
The University of Colombo a�� School of Computing, University of Moratuwa and the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) secured the first, second and third place respectively under the tertiary category in the Hackathon Competition. SLIIT also clinched the award for the a�?Most Creative Designa��.