Organised by the HKLF, INDEX Game and The Sandbox, the Contest aims to promote understanding and interests of the young generation in Hong Kong in various disciplines in science and technology in an up-and-coming channel.

General Information



  • Free of charge
  • Maximum FOUR students per team
  • Each school can enter more than one team to participate


  • Scientists and their contributions

Category (choose one)

Submission Contents

  • A voxel character of selected scientist from one of the categories
  • An introduction (max 200 words in English) of the scientists and his / her contributions to science

Submission Format

  • JPG for voxel character
  • MP4 for voxel character (not less than 5 seconds / loop)
  • DOCX or PDF for introduction of the selected scientist

Submission Method

Submission Period

  • 9 September – 13 October 2023

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity and design (40%)
  • Complexity and skills (40%)
  • Connection to the theme (20%)

VoxEdit Workshop

To complete the project, students are required to attend workshops on the introduction of VoxEdit and relevant information.

  • 7 September 2023 (3:30pm – 5:30pm)
  • 9 September 2023 (10:00am – 12:00noon)
*online recording of the workshop will be available after the said workshop

VoxEdit Consultation Session

A session of 15 to 30-minute online consultation will be arranged for each team to get professional advice on the project.

  • 21 September 2023 afternoon
  • 23 September 2023 morning

Please contact Mr Kelvin Chau to arrange for consultation session at 2905 6506 / email to

Technical Requirements

Setting Up The Sandbox Account (before the workshops)

Software Used

Computer Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • Processor: Quad Core 3GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 2 GB VRAM
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space

Award and Prize

Award Prize
Champion HK$5,000-worth prize + 3D printing of voxel art + 2-day internship at Index Game + Certificate
1st runner-up HK$3,000-worth prize + 3D printing of voxel art + Certificate
2nd runner-up HK$1,000-worth prize + 3D printing pf voxel art + Certificate
Other participants Certificate
*Winning and selected voxel art will have a chance to be displayed in the HKLF exhibition at the inaugural Forum and in The Sandbox Metaverse



Application Deadline 6 September 2023
VoxEdit Workshop 7 and 9 September 2023
VoxEdit Consultation Sessions 21 and 23 September 2023
Submission Period 9 September – 13 October 2023
Judging Period 16 – 19 October 2023
Results Announcement End of October 2023

Rules and Regulations

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