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.

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




Important Dates

Applications Open

Applications are now open 28th February 2020 .

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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