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Aha! After 2 amazing years of Brother Hackathon in Los Angeles and Dallas, this year our third annual Brother Hackathon will be held in Seattle, Washington. The Brother Mobile App Hackathon is designed to encourage developers, designers, business professionals, and students to submit mobile apps or prototypes that integrate with a Brother QL Label Printer, or a Brother RuggedJet printer/labeler, or a Brother scanner. Each team will receive a brand new QL-820NWB printer and supplies. A team can have up to 5 people. Individual participants are also welcome. Team can keep the printer as long as the team members participate in the competition. Judged by key influencers within the industry, the Contest seeks to identify talented individuals and teams from across the U.S. The prizes will be awarded to the best entries submitted.

Our two-day hackathon will be jam-packed with fun activities and coding workshops! At the first night of the event, each team will be given a brief introduction. There will be no team formation component at this hackathon. Team can work overnight on Friday but it is optional. On Saturday, teams will complete the apps that are functional. Each team will shoot a 3-minute video, and upload it to Youtube. There will be several panel discussions, including stations to assist participants with coding, design, and video production. These sessions are optional as teams can continue working on their apps. Winners will be announced at 7PM, with award ceremony and a raffle of many great prizes.

To participate in the hackathon, you must visit Brother Hackathon website (click here (http://brotherhackathon.com/)) and follow the simple steps to enter the competition. Get your early bird free ticket now.

Once you complete your registration, please contact us to arrange delivery/pickup of your free Brother hardware kit, see below. You are also encouraged to attend at any of our pre-hackathon workshops by signing up to our free Brother Hackathon Seattle meetup group here. Workshops are currently scheduled for 02-24-20 (Bellevue), 02-25-20 (Seattle).

Don't forget to visit Brother Hackathon official website at www.brotherhackathon.com (http://www.brotherhackathon.com/). Scroll down to the FAQ section and you will find many answers and additional resources, if needed.

[Draft 02-07-20, pardon our typos]

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Brother Hackathon Seattle February Signup

116 Bellevue Square

For those who missed our January early bird events, this is an encore event with a special treat! See agenda below: Agenda 06:00PM - 06:45PM Complimentary Professional Photoshoot for your LinkedIn Profile. Each photoshoot will include 10 special perpetual LinkedIn cards, printed from Brother QL-820NWB label printer. 06:45PM - 07:30PM Introduction to Brother Hackathon Seattle. If you are a developer with an iOS or Android app, or a UX/UI designer who wishes to connect to other developers, or a professional with an idea who can also form a mobile app development team, this is your last chance to sign up to Brother Hackathon to receive $300 worth of hardware. Just look at the happy early birds from our January meetup photo album. 07:30 - 08:00 Q&A, Raffle, and Networking... via LinkedIn of course. Each Team will receive the following via USPS Priority Mail: A Brother QL-820NWB Professional label printer, and PABU001 Battery Kit, or a Brother QL-1110NWB Professional label printer. Each package is worth $300 based on Amazon's price. We will also be introducing Brother scanner SDK. To qualify for the hardware kit, you must: 1. Form a team of 1 to 5 people 2. With at least 1 developer with iOS or Android experience 3. Attend the hackathon on May 15/16 to win top prize $5,000 4. Build an iOS or Android app with Brother's SDK 5. Must be 18-year or older Check-in (for this February event) The meeting place is inside the Microsoft Store. It is a glass-enclosure room you can see upon entering the store. Come straight in and pick up your badge. Parking (for this February event) We recommend that you park in the West Parking Garage and enter/exit the mall there – that’s the garage west of Nordstrom across from QFC on NE 8th Street. If you park in the West Garage, you should enter the mall on the ground level. North Face will be immediately on your left, and you’ll see the Microsoft Store directly ahead.

Brother Hackathon SDK Tutorials and Team Signup

ATLAS Workbase

Hey for you developers who wish to ask more questions about the hackathon, or if Seattle is closer to you, come to ATLAS Workbase to have a live demo of how easy is to sign up, load up, and ready to compete for that $5,000 cash prize! Hey, we are all play and hardly work, read on... Agenda: 05:00PM Introduction to Brother Hackathon. Team formation and sign up to receive the $300 hardware package. 05:30PM Introduction to iOS SDK, 15-minute to install and to run your first sample app. 06:00PM Introduction to Android SDK, 15-minute to install and to run your first sample app. 06:30PM Introduction to React Native, Xamarin, Kotlin and Flutter, on how Brother SDK support cross-platform iOS and Android apps. 06:50PM FAQ and Networking

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