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Discussion on: Announcing the DigitalOcean App Platform Hackathon on DEV!

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Bobby Iliev

During the registration, you need to provide either a credit card or have a PayPal account. This is a security step for many providers and a way to verify your account.

Also, note that in the post it is stated that the Hackaton is open only to 18+:

Additional Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open only to 18+. Contest entry period ends January 10, 2021, 11:59 pm PST/ 8 AM UTC on January 11, 2021. Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law or regulation. For Official Rules, see Contest Announcement Page and General Contest Official Rules.

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Rijin Reji Thomas

Yeah I am 18+ and yes I don't have a credit card 😅😂. Things are a bit different here in India.

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Bobby Iliev

I believe that a debit card will also be ok or instead you could use PayPal as well.