Join us at the Think Big Partners for the 2nd Annual Techweek Kansas City Hackathon

Techweek is proud to host a 24-hour hackathon - join developers and hackers for an all-day frenzy of fun, camaraderie and coding. At the end, each team will have created an entirely new application that they will showcase to a panel of judges in the hopes of being crowned the winners!

Updated Schedule: 

  • 11:45am on Saturday: Hackers arrive
  • 12:00am: API workshop
  • 1:00pm: Hackers begin working, lunch is served 
  • 7:00pm: Dinner is served 
  • 9:00am Sunday: Breakfast is served (we'll have snacks on hand during odd hours) 
  • 10:00am: Pencils down for hackers, no more coding. Hackers sumit work
  • 10:15am: Presentations begin
  • 11:45am: Winners & prizes announced
  • 12:00pm: Event concludes 

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Prizes

$5,280 in prizes

Cash Prize

Grand Prize Team will receive a $2000 Cash Prize (up to 4 members)

4 Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Elite Edition Quadcopters

Techweek Executive Level Tickets (2)

Grand Prize Team (4) and Runner-Up Team (4) members will receive a Techweek Executive Ticket to a 2016/2017 city of their choice ($150 value)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  • You must be 18 or older to participate in the challenge.
  • Teams can consist of one but no more than four.
  • Teams of eligible individuals can enter.
  • Teams of eligible individuals may enter on behalf of a company, non-profit, and other legal entities may enter.

Requirements

  1. What to create: functioning software application; demonstration video; screenshots
  2. Platforms: iOS; Android; Mobile Web; Web; Mac Desktop; Windows Desktop; Cerner HL7 FHIR® Standard API

Judges

Gabe Henkes - Software Architect

Gabe Henkes - Software Architect
Cerner

Paul Barham

Paul Barham
Captain Code For Kansas City

Aaron Deacon

Aaron Deacon
Managing Director at KC Digital Drive

Bill Ayakatubby

Bill Ayakatubby
Senior Software Engineer

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Are you solving a real problem in an interesting way? You are not required to explain how your app makes money, unless that is part of the problem you solve.
  • Presentation
    How will did you present?
  • Progress
    How much progress did you make on your application?