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.

10 Countries

The Hackathon will be hosted in 17 cities across Africa.

48 Hours

The hackathon will last for 48 hours. From 15th May - 17th May, 2020.



Important Dates

Due to the Coronavirus the 2020 AR/VR Africa hackathon has been postponed. New dates will be announced.

Applications Open

Applications are now open.

Apply now

Applications Close

We will stop accepting applications on 30th March 2020.

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Participating teams will be notified from 6th April -16th April .

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Pre-Hackathon briefing

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

Pre-hackathon briefing

AR/VR Africa Hackathon 2020

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

Facebook Group