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Vegas Civic Hack Day with Code for America

Announcing the first Vegas Hack hackathon, taking place in Work In Progress's brand new coworking facility on 6th Street in downtown Las Vegas!

This first hackathon coincides with Code For America's "Day of Civic Innovation," a call to hackers nationwide for a day-long brainstorm and development session on how to improve their city.

Admission is $10 and there are only 50 seats. Register here. Event details below:

Is there anything to do in the Mojave Desert other than gamble away your life savings? Absolutely. Join us at Work in Progress on Feb 23 for the first Vegas Hack - a community driven and sponsored Hackathon.


Vegas Hack is a one day event for the Las vegas innovation community to meet, hack and collaborate on ideas, both great and silly. Dig in and start coding!


Code Across America is a nationwide day of civic innovation on February 23, 2013, in conjunction with International Open Data Day. Whether you're a developer, designer, or just an interested citizen, a civic innovation hackathon is a space where you can come meet other people dedicated to finding new solutions to address real issues in your community.


We're inviting 50 developers and designers to join us at Work In Progress to build something awesome at the very first Vegas Hack.

We'll supply you food, coffee, beer, and entertainment - you bring the code and creativity!

We'll kick things off Saturday, February 23rd at 8AM and we'll be hacking all day until the deadline.

  • Cash and prizes to be given away
  • Networking opportunities with global tech minds
  • $10 Tickets - Register Now
  • Extensive media coverage
  • Free food & amenities
  • Awards trophy ceremony
  • After Party

Show off your hard work with pride during demos on Saturday!


Category 1: Best Civic

Category 2: Best Use of a Government API

Category 3: Best Overall

Category 4: Best Designed

Category 5: Most Fun & Weird

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  • Adam E.

    It was a great time. A fantastic excuse to learn some new API's and a new framework.

    1 · February 25, 2013

  • Jimmy J.

    Thanks to everyone that came out!

    February 25, 2013

  • Jim B.

    This was an outstanding event. I purchased both of the applications that were shown in the lightening demos. (SendGrid and Twilio) There was a lot of energy in the building and I must say I gained by attending. I will attend all hackathons.

    2 · February 25, 2013

    • Jimmy J.

      Glad to hear, Jim! Make sure Paul gives you the prize you won.

      February 25, 2013

  • Jim B.

    This was a terrific event. Thanks to Jimmy for organizing and for hes attempt to help virtually everyone in attendance! I liked the AIPs and am purchasing both for my use. I wish I could have stayed to the end but prior commitments prevailed. Again, Thanks to All!

    February 24, 2013

  • Steve W.

    I haven't experienced that level of nerdgasm since my last Notacon. Awesome job by Jimmy and the crew! Even though my end of the CanISprinkle app didn't get completed in time I now know about

    February 24, 2013

  • paul j b.

    Thank you organizers, helpers, and sponsors. What a fantastic event. Can't wait for the next one.

    February 23, 2013

  • paul j b.

    Does anyone know of any public APIs available for clark county or LV. I have been unable to find any with Google so far. I have also tried a few of the government sites and haven't found anything either.

    February 18, 2013

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