AI Contest Announcement 

Important Note: All Contests in the 2020 Facebook Online Hackathon Series are governed by their Announcements provided on this website and by these terms and conditions


To register for the AI Hackathon Contest track, click on “Join this hackathon” on the contest page at

Theme/Main Requirement: 

Build an engaging voice-enabled app for consumers featuring natural language interactions that leverage the platform. 

We’re looking for innovative solutions in the following categories: Day-to-day Basics, Social Coordination, Local Discovery, Media Consumption, Fitness, Voice/AR Navigation, Voice Games, Shopping Assistant, and Entertainment.

Submission Period:

  • July 28th - September 8th 
  • Deadline to submit is September 8th at 5:00 pm EDT

Judging/Security Check/Winners Announcement

  • Judging and Security Check will take place between September 9th - September 17th 
  • Winners will be announced on or about September 18th


  • Provide a link to your working solution/project and your App ID.
  • Include a video of your completed solution/project.

Prizes for winning Individual, Org or Team:

1st Place: 

  • $3,000 
  • One Oculus VR headset per team member (up to 4 maximum devices)
  • At least one 30-minute Meeting with a Facebook Engineer

2nd Place: $2,500

3rd Place: $1,500

*All prizing subject to full Official Rules. Oculus Quest devices, subject to availability, shipping restrictions and delays, and if unavailable may be replaced with an equivalent prize.  Mode and method for delivery of all prizes, including electronic payment or other legal tender, scheduling and medium for virtual meeting with engineers at Sponsor’s discretion based on availability.


You may be disqualified from the AI Hackathon Contest and forfeit any prizes you may be eligible to receive if Facebook reasonably believes that you have not complied, or attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the AI Hackathon Contest, in accordance with the 2020 Facebook Online Hackathon Series Terms