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You must sign up on the eventbrite: https://www.draperuniversity.com/hack Draper University is happy to announce its fall hackathon, from November 1st - 3rd. By getting involved you will be joining hackers, product developers, marketers, business leaders and Draper University entrepreneurs. The hackathon is Halloween themed. Join us as we have tons of fun, change the world, and live legendary. Draper University’s hackathon is held simultaneously with Draper University's Fall Hero Training program. Prizes *More to come. Subject to change. 1st: 1 day free pass at Hero City 3 hour free pass at Hero Hangout Meeting with Draper Ecosystem representative $5,000 scholarship to Draper University Google credits 2nd: 1 day free pass at Hero City 2 hour free pass at Hero Hangout $3,000 scholarship to Draper University 3rd: 1 day free pass at Hero City 1 hour free pass at Hero Hangout $2,000 scholarship to Draper University Challenge Challenge yourself to solve a big problem, innovate without limits, and set out to bring positive change in the world. Use your entrepreneurial spirit to incorporate next generation technology such as AI, machine learning, IoT, blockchain, big data or incorporate hardware to solve a big problem in the world. Details Join a Draper University entrepreneur in hacking and pitching within 40 hours. This hackathon is Halloween themed, so the challenge will incorporate some aspect of Halloween. Teams will have a chance to pitch to Draper U Ventures and Draper Associates. Winning teams get prizes and will be published on Draper University social channels. Must be over 18 to participate. - Workshops and other opportunities to learn - Mentors available to help you with your project - Prizes given to winning teams - Food available throughout the day - Very fun activities and networking opportunities Schedule *Schedule is subject to change https://www.draperuniversity.com/hack FAQ What is a hackathon? A hackathon is an event where designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and innovators with common interests from all over the nation come together and collaborate on a project over a 40-hour period. What can I build? If you can think it, you can build it. We encourage participants to build technological projects focused around our theme, whether they be software or hardware. What should I bring? Bring your ID, computer, and sleeping bag (optional). How much does it cost? Admission cost $30 which includes everything throughout the event. *You will be charged $50 at the door if you do not have a ticket Is this an overnight hackathon? Yes. This is an overnight hackathon and there will be a room for people to sleep. Are travel expenses covered? As of now travel expenses are not covered. You can sleep overnight at the hackathon that should offset costs. Do I need a team to attend? No, you do not need a team and don't need to know anyone! We will have plenty of time to meet people and form teams before the hackathon officially begins. *Draper University has the right to reject any participant from this hackathon and all events Still have questions? If you have any further questions please email [masked] Looking forward to hacking!