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Thank you to all who participated in CareAR’s first annual CarEARTHon! Winners will be announced on June 2, 2023. CareAR’s Earth Day no-code hackathon challenges you to protect the planet by teaching others through the CareAR® Instruct app.
Imagine Build

APR. 21 – 28
Imagine it!

MAY 3 – 24
Build it!

JUNE 5 – 9
Share it!

Create an earth-friendly instructional experience with CareAR Experience Builder

CarEARTHon is CareAR’s no-code hackathon that puts the spotlight on protecting the planet. Do you have an earth-friendly activity that you do on your own? Here’s your chance to celebrate Earth Day by sharing your knowledge and educating others through the CareAR® Instruct app. The winning experience will be announced on social and offered free to the public!

View Contest Rules >

APR. 24-28

Apply to Enter

Come up with your idea and fill out the application below to enter as an individual or max group of 3.

MAY 3-24

Build Your Experience

Build your earth-friendly instructional experience. Submit your experience via our web interface by May 19.

MAY 25-31


A panel of judges will review the submissions and select a winner to be promoted on World Environment Day!

JUNE 1-2

Winner Announced

The winner will be notified via email.

JUNE 5-9

Build Launched

The winning experience will be offered to the public for free in honor of World Environment Day.

Hackathon Rules

Everything you need to know about the CarEARTHon

Who can participate?

  • Employees of Xerox or CareAR Holdings may participate.
  • Submissions can be as an individual or in a max group of 3 people
  • Max participants = 20 people or 20 submissions/groups

What are the guidelines for the instructional build?

  • Participants are required to build an instructional experience using CareAR® Experience Builder.
  • The experience must:
    • Teach people how to do or solve something related to the environment (conserve energy, planting, etc.)
    • Between 5-10 steps
    • Be a minimum of five steps
    • Use at least two of the Experience Builder tools such as:
      • 3D objects
      • Hotspots
      • Video (e.g; YouTube, Mp4, original content)
      • Intelligent search
      • Language Translation
    • The instructions must provide a safe experience for the end-user

What is the deadline for submissions?

  • The deadline for participants to submit their earth-friendly idea is April 28
  • The deadline for participants to submit their instructional experience is May 24

What is the judging criteria?

  • The judges will score submissions based on:
    • Ease of use
    • Environmental impact
    • Creativity

What will I win?

Winners will receive:

  • The first, second and third place winners will receive $500, $250, and $100 USD or local equivalent, respectively, in their Xerox Giving Account. The prize reward can then be used for a contribution to a non-profit of their choosing in the Xerox Community Giving Tool/Benevity.
  • 1-week promotion of their winning build offered to the public on Xerox and CareAR’s LinkedIn page
  • Acknowledgement on both Xerox and CareAR’s social media channels and intranets

Can I see an example?

Example build

CareAR Experience Builder and CareAR Instruct for the environment

Help save the planet by creating an earth-friendly self-solve experience

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Meet our Judges

 Judges from across the Xerox ESG team and CareAR leadership

Sam Waicberg

Sam Waicberg

President, CareAR

Tracey Kozial

Tracey Kozial

Executive Vice President of Global Offerings Solutions and Chief Product Officer

Michele Cahn

Michele Cahn

Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Sustainability, Citizenship & Compliance