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.
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!
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.