FAQ
1. Who can participate in Digital Camp Tcell?
Digital Camp Tcell is a competition for a team of people who want to create a quality website. Participants can be anyone: from students, informal groups to professionals. The team usually includes:

• Developer (with some technical knowledge)

• Designer and expert in the field of user perception (UX)

• Business developer, marketer, product manager, and ideological mastermind

You can register alone, but the contest is designed for teamwork and, therefore, you will have to seek like-minded people to create a team among the other participants.
2. What are the minimum and a maximum number of people can enter the team?
Each team must have a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 5.
3. How do I participate?
To take part, first of all, you need to register. This can be done on our website. After registration, you need to submit your idea and add people to the team.
To participate in Digital Camp Tcell, in addition to filling out an application on the site and sending a presentation of your project, activate the Internet package G + 10000 (http://www.tcell.tj/en/internet/options-and-services/g-plus-option.php) at the Tcell Plaza. After activating the service, you will receive a unique voucher for participation in the project.
4. How do I send my idea?
First, you register yourself and the team, and after that send your idea in the format of the Pitch presentation, which you can download from the site.

The idea in the form of a presentation (Pitch) can be sent to the address DigitalCamp@tcell.tj. In the presentation, you can describe all aspects of your idea.
5. How to join the team?
If you do not have a team and your idea is unique, but you need additional resources, you can unite with a team that has a similar idea. Register as an individual member, you will be added to the team.
6. Do we need to create a website?
Yes. You should have an idea/product / service/project. But by the end of the contest, you must have a working, registered website.
7. Do you need to create a website for the mobile platform too?
The competition accepts ideas for the website. The necessary minimum level that you must achieve is a working internet site, with a content of at least ten pages and a working mobile version of the site.
8. Are there any criteria for participation in the competition?
Yes, there is. The terms and conditions of the competition can be found here on this site.
9. Can I send more than one idea to the same category?
No, you can send only one idea/project/product/service to each category.
10. Can I post ideas in 2 or more categories?
You can send one idea to each category. If more than one of your ideas is selected during the preview, you will need to choose one of them to participate in the next stage (the stage of improving and developing the idea). The meaning of this is to give the teams the opportunity to pay full attention to the idea/product / service that they consider to be the best.
11. What if I have an idea, but no team?
Look for like-minded people who have the necessary skills to participate in the Digital Camp Tcell, ask them to join your idea.
12. What if I have no ideas, but I want to participate?
You can register, send a presentation about yourself, describe your skills, and the idea that you would like to work on. We will try to find you a team, but we can not guarantee this. Everything depends on the number of participants.
13. I want to update the details of my idea after sending. Can I do this?
Yes, you can update the details before the Deadline. After Deadline, we will not be able to receive updated presentations.
14. What happens after the idea is approved?
After the idea is approved, a panel of experts will review the ideas and evaluate them according to standard criteria. As a result, a maximum of 15 teams will be selected to participate in seminars and training for professional development. At this level, 15 teams will have to prepare a website with the minimum level of requirements.
15. What if two teams submit similar ideas?
Ideally, we encourage teams with similar ideas to unite and work together to help each other, without hiding what you are working on and what has been done. Together, such teams can be faster and will bring more benefits to users and the market.

But, if the teams prefer to work separately, the choice will be based on the problem that the site will help to solve, the value it will bring to the target audience and the features of the website. If the idea and the solution are the same in all parameters, the idea that was submitted first will be accepted.

Therefore, we ask participants to carefully develop the concept and accurately enter the details that are specified in the presentation.
16. Why do we need seminars and training?
Courses are designed to enable participants to acquire global knowledge, experience in creating innovative solutions and learn the art of conducting innovative business from experts in this field. The results of the seminars will help the teams to deepen their understanding of the current situation and problems related to the selected categories, support them in finalizing ideas. Training will help participants learn about the development of the site, the creation of a business model and the proper presentation of ideas to partners. Participation of the team in seminars and training is compulsory.
17. When will the seminars and training be held?
Selected participants will receive a detailed program and schedule of seminars and training. The site has thematic blocks of upcoming training.

One week of training will be devoted to business planning, marketing and idea development. The next ten days will be spent working on the structure, design, and content of the site, seminars with mentors. In the last week with the teams will be engaged the invited international expert on digital promotion.
18. Can all team members participate in seminars and training?
Seminars and training are aimed at transferring knowledge about specific topics, so one or two people from each team can participate in the seminars and training provided. The team leader must coordinate with the participants and give the name of one of the team members to participate in a specific seminar or training. For example, it is more advisable to go to training on business development for a person who in the team is engaged in this particular aspect of the project. Also, other participants need to go to training that relates specifically to their role in the project. By the end of the seminars and trainings, it is expected that each team member will attend at least one training or seminar and each team will receive the necessary knowledge from all seminars and training.
19. What will happen after the seminars and training?
After the seminars and training, the teams will have to provide their final quality ideas and the minimum level of product preparedness. Teams will be judged on their final products. For the main competition, the best three teams will be selected.
20. By what criteria will the winners be selected?

1. Importance of the problem (weight in decision-making: 20%)

Ideas should serve as the important help in solving problems that are more important than others at the moment. The following aspects will be considered in each idea:

• How important is the problem the website is trying to solve?

• How important is it to design a website to solve this problem? If it is important, what effect (qualitative or quantitative) will the website bring to the solution of the problem?

• Is this decision justified to change the situation with the problem in the future?

• Will this solution solve only part of the problem or the problem entirely?

• Is the idea unique and innovative? Ideas should not be an exact copy of already existing solutions anywhere. Even if the idea is based on concepts that already exist, the team must describe the characteristics of innovation and uniqueness of the idea and adapt it to the local context.



2. Product (decision-making weight: 20%)

Ideas are not accepted until they are worked out and applied. Teams that have promising ideas should develop an appropriate quality product. Therefore, the following items are necessary when evaluating products:

• Does the website justify the idea, description and other factors that were presented?

• The components and functions of the website justify the problem that the team intends to solve?

• Website components innovative and user-friendly?

• Is the website user-friendly?



3. Business model (weight in decision-making: 20%)

The idea should have the potential to maintain competitiveness by creating a business model for it. Consequently, the business model is an essential component, and the following aspects will be taken into account:

• Will the idea bring any benefit to users?

• Does the idea use open opportunities and fill open needs in the market?

• How are political, economic, social, technological, legal, environmental factors maintained in a concrete idea in the present and future time?

• Can the idea take a potential market and develop in the future?

• Is the team ready to deal with any possible competitors in the market in the present or future time?

• Is the team willing to promote their product in the market?

• Does the idea have the potential to generate revenue?

• How good is the sustainable development plan?



4. Possibility of global expansion (weight in decision-making: 20%)

Does the team have significant innovative solutions for growth and expansion (nationally or internationally)? In this paragraph, the following aspects will be considered:

• Does the team have the likelihood of expanding their business to larger territories?

• Evaluation of the possibility of expansion to the international level (other countries, regions, etc.)

• How ready is the team to expand the business?



5. Presentation and wording (weight in decision-making: 20%)

Teams should articulate their vision and planning, even in the early stages of the project, to show that they are in the best position. The following aspects will be considered in assessing the presentation and formulating the idea:

• How good is the overall presentation of the idea?

• Is the wording clear for understanding the idea and the product?

• How was the presentation organized?

• Auxiliary materials helped to better understand the idea?

21. What do finalists need to do after their work is accepted into the competition?
The finalists will participate in the main event of the competition, will receive instructions from the leaders to finalize their product, and will receive inspirations from local and international experts. After that, the finalists will present their idea and demonstrate it to the jury and the audience.
22. How much time do the finalists give to present their ideas?
Each team of finalists will receive a maximum of 10 minutes for the presentation and 2 minutes for the session of questions and answers.
23. How many winners will be selected?
Three winner teams will be selected, who will take the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize places.
24. What prizes will the winners receive?
The team that takes 3rd place will receive 1000 somoni for the development of business ideas, a Wi-Fi router with unlimited 4G Internet for one year, a domain and a hosting site for one year.

The team that takes 2nd place will get 2000 somoni for the development of a business idea, Wi-Fi router unlimited 4G Internet for one year, domain and hosting site for one year.

The team that takes 1st place will get 3000 somonis for the development of a business idea, Wi-Fi router unlimited 4G Internet for one year, domain and hosting site for one year.
25. If our team wins, when will we receive our prizes?
Although the winners will be announced during the final event, teams are given time until August 10 to finish and send the final version of their product. The prizes will be distributed only after receiving the final versions of the products. The exact date of delivery of prizes will be announced to the winners August 5 - on the last date of delivery of the products. Each winning team must make sure that their product corresponds to the idea that they presented at the final event.
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