Hack Upstate VII – Unite, facilitate and collaborate

  • April 9 - April 10 2016
  • Syracuse, NY
  • 143 Attending

Hack Upstate VII is the seventh installment in a series of weekend hackathons that happen twice a year (i.e. Fall & Spring) where developers, innovators and designers from Upstate New York come to Syracuse, NY, share ideas, form teams and build incredible products.

Venue

The Technology Garden

235 Harrison St

Syracuse, NY 13202

SATURDAY APRIL 9TH

11am: Doors open

12pm: Idea pitching and team formation

12:30pm: Commence hacking

SUNDAY APRIL 10TH

11:59am: Cease hacking

12pm: Demo intro / welcome judges

12:30pm: Demos, pitches and presentations

1:30pm: Awards ceremony

Creativity / Novelty (20%)

We celebrate ingenuity and creativity! Have an idea for a project that sounds crazy to tackle (especially in a 24 hour period)? Perfect.

Wow Factor (20%)

Subjective and buzz-wordy, huh? That's what makes it fun :) We know you have something up your sleeve that's going to knock our socks off!

Execution (20%)

To what extent did your team successfully execute upon your project concept over the course of 24 hours?

Informative Demo (20%)

Your team will have ~5 minutes to demo your product, and cogently and concisely tell us about the problems you encountered, the solutions you introduced, the APIs you leveraged and the lessons you learned.

Multidisciplinary project (20%)

We encourage and applaud interdisciplinary projects fueled by eclectic teams with diverse backgrounds.

GRAND PRIZE

  1. Three Amazon Fire TVs
  2. Three $20 AdaFruit Gift Cards

FIRST RUNNER-UP

  1. Two Sentey Bluetooth Headphones
  2. Two $20 AdaFruit Gift Cards

SECOND RUNNER-UP

  1. TBD