AR/VR Africa Community

AR/VR Africa is a community of content creators, enthusiasts, creatives, developers and technologists who are keen about making a difference with Augmented and Virtual Reality. We are changing the narrative here in Africa, as creators and not just consumers of technology.

The AR/VR Africa Hackathon

Calling all who love creativity, innovation and learning! The AR/VR Africa Hackathon is an African competition and opportunity to create with, and learn about Virtual and Augmented Reality. This is also an opportunity to meet new people, and get hands-on experience with AR and VR design and development.

7 Cities

The Hackathon will be hosted in 7 cities across Africa.

35+ Teams

Over 35 teams competed with each other across Africa. Team of creatives, hackers, innovators and AR/VR Enthusiasts were formed in each country.

48 Hours

The hackathon lasted for 48 hours. From 20th April - 22nd April




Important Dates

Applications Open

Applications are now open.

Apply now

Applications Close

We will stop accepting applications on 30th March 2018.

See shortlist


Participating teams will be notified on 2nd April.

See Shortlist

Pre-Hackathon briefing

Pre-Hackathon briefings from 3rd April - 19th April will include sessions with organizers, mentors and teams in preparation for the hackathon.

Pre-hackathon briefing

AR/VR Africa Hackathon 2018

D-Day! Teams will hack for 48 hours. Observe remotely by joining the AR/VR Facebook group.

Facebook Group