Sponsor Hack Mizzou
Prizes will be given to the top team in each category (social visualization, mapping, and analysis) in addition to prizes from specific sponsors.
Best Use of the Dwolla API
Each team member receives a Raspberry Pi starter kit.
The judges will be consisted of representatives from sponsor companies.
9:00AM Registration opens (go to the Benton Bingham Ballroom)
9:15AM Intro presentation and sponsor API demos
9:45AM Hacking begins!
12:00PM Lunch provided by Tradebot Systems
5:45PM Dinner provided by Veterans United
6:45PM Team presentations
7:45PM Winners announced
FAQWhat is a hackathon?
A hackathon is where programmers work together in a short amount of time to create something. In our case, teams are creating mobile apps or websites.Who can attend?
Students from any university.What types of hacks can teams make?
Hacks can be mobile apps or web applications. Apps need to fall within one of the following categories:
- Social Mapping
- Social Visualization
- Social Analysis
You'll meet awesome people, create an app or website in 1 day, and potentially win prizes.What are the judging criteria?
Hacks are rated on a 1-10 scale by each judge in the following categories:
None. Everyone is welcome regardless of skills.How many people can be on a team?
Teams can have 2-5 students on them.What are the presentations like?
Each team will have up to 3 minutes to demo their app or site. No powerpoints are allowed. Be prepared to answer clarifying questions from the judges following each demo.Can I start working on my hack before the official hackathon starts?
No. All teams must start working on their projects after the introduction presentation.What should I bring?
Your laptop, charger, and a power splitter if you have one. Also bring a student ID for checking in.I have a question that isn't on this list. Who should I contact?