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MongoDB March Madness Hackathon - I

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MongoDB March Madness

This is a month-long hackathon for MongoDB User Groups around the world to compete for the best MongoDB tools and apps.

Objective: Build tools to help the MongoDB community code better and learn from one another Timeline: March 1-April 22 (you can host your hackathon anytime in this time frame, but all projects must be completed within the time frame of your MUG's Hackathon) If you have any questions, please feel free to call Ahi at[masked]

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2nd March

Registration: 9 AM to 11AM

Hackthon Starts at 11AM:

11.00 AM to 12.00 Noon - Idea formation.

12.00 Noon to 01:00PM - Design & Architecture

01.00 PM to 02.00 PM: Lunch

05:00 PM to 07:00 PM: Talk by Shekhar Gulati.

08:30 PM to 09:30 PM: Dinner

10.00 PM onward coding

3rd March

08.00 AM: Breakfast

09.00 AM to 11.00 PM : Fine tuning

11.00 AM to 12.00 Noon: Demo


All tools must be built on MongoDB All tools must be built during the Hackathon Any application that helps improve the experience of the MongoDB community. This can be an open-source tool or a MongoDB MUG leaderboard. All applications should be open source, especially if you plan on altering the core kernel code. All the projects should be submitted to the MongoDB Hacker League page ( by April 22 at 11PM EST Bring your own laptop (WiFi will be provided) Prizes--they are awesome!

Local Prizes-

Prizes will be determined by 10gen and the MUG Organizers Global Prizes-- the winners chosen by 10gen Engineers

Of the hackathon winners around the world, 10gen will select 3 top projects First place winners will receive a JAMBOX ( and a complimentary ticket to the MongoDB conference of their choice. Second place winners will receive a fitbit Zip ( and a complimentary ticket to the MongoDB conference of their choice 3rd place winners will receive an Arduino Kit Note: For a thematic focus like this, it would be cool if all projects to be focused on the MongoDB community. This could mean building an awesome script for the MongoDB shell, or creating a user group leaderboard. Some groups also could be ambitious and work on building a new ODM or wrapper for a language.

Participants Fees: 400 INR (to be paid at venue)