Open Innovation Hackathon

Unleash with Spark AR

Registration Closed


An expansive realm of self expression, Augmented Reality is the new interface, bridging the gap between the digital and physical world.

Open Innovation Challenge is an online hackathon by Reskilll in collaboration with Spark AR, inviting students, developers, tech enthusiasts to learn about Spark AR Studio and utilise it's tools to create their assets that are innovative, value creating and have a wider impact on the audience.


Augmented Reality Challenges

USD 3,000

Prizes for Hackathon Winners

USD 10,000

Prizes for Special Honorary Mention


Aditya Aggarwal

Challenge - Gaming

Effectization Studio

Raja Arvindan

Challenge - Education

Rajalakshmi Engineering College

Ramachandran D

Challenge - Entertainment



The best way to grow is to continually upgrade and assess your skills and this time, through these challenges you not only grow but you also get an opportunity to embellish the lives of millions worldover through the sparkling Diwali themes.





Prizes worth USD 13,000 to be won
USD 1000

Challenge 1 Winner

USD 1000

Challenge 2 Winner

USD 1000

Challenge 3 Winner

USD 100

Special Honorary Mention (100)


8th November 2021

09:00 AM

Registration Starts

8th November 2021

09:00 AM

Effect Submission Starts

20th November 2021

07:00 PM

Session 1 (Basic)

Design & Concepts of Augmented Reality

27th November 2021

11:00 AM

Session 2 (Intermediate)

Scene Interaction (Gestures, Resolution, Audio Reactive Effective, Hierarchy & Layering, Slider UI & Picker UI)

4th December 2021

11:00 AM

Session 3 (Advanced)

Advanced Optimisation (SDFs, 2D Creation, 3D Creation, Tips, Tricks & Hacks)

18th December 2021

11:59 PM

Effect Submission Close

20th December 2021

06:00 PM

Final Pitch Session (Top 3 winners selected in each category)


Spark Ar Mentor
Spandana Govindgari

Partner Engineer | Payments


Spark Ar Mentor
Nevil Sreedhar

Head of Technical Program Management

Spark AR

Spark Ar Mentor
Sathish Chittibabu

Co-founder & CEO


Spark Ar Mentor
Romil Verma



Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who can participate?

Hackathon is open to students, working professionals, technologists, freelancers, and the professional developer community. Participants must be a citizen of India.

2. What is the cost of participation?

There is no participation fee.

3. What kind of submission is required for the hackathon?

Submit the url of your effect. The effect url looks like this –[numbers]

4. How many effects do we need to submit?

You can submit as many effect urls as you want. You can showcase the best of effects your created for the hackathon.

5. Is it an individual participation or a team participation?

It is an individual participation and every individual needs to submit his/her own effect url.

6. How do I know my registration is confirmed and when can I start submitting the effects?

The organizing team will approve and confirm your participation. You will receive a confirmation email on your registered email id.

7. How do I Submit my AR Effect?

Hackathon participants should follow this tutorial ( Link ) to publish a link-only effect. Effects are published immediately, and hackathon submissions should include the link to the effect. An effect link looks like this:[numbers]