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AT&T Hackathon FREE Food & Cash Prizes

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AT&T Hackathon FREE Food & Cash Prizes

May 4-5, 2013

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Have an app idea or need an app built for your business?

Mobile App Hackathon is an event produced by the AT&T Developer Program that is designed for attendees (technical & non-technical) to build apps/mobile apps, get fed, compete for prizes across different categories and most importantly: meet new people and scout for teammates to work on new or current projects. Our hackathon will introduce you to the latest cutting edge tools to help deploy your own app with a website backend, fully hosted in the cloud.

We Supply: Quick presentations and code samples that help to bootstrap your hacking, food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake. Along with technical senseis to assist you in building faster, smarter, and with new tools.

You Bring: Your laptop, skills & ideas. Come with a collaborative, team focused mindset and/or team up in advance on Twitter/Facebook/Google+ via the #atthack hashtag. Whether you are a backend person and code in Ruby/PHP/.NET or are a designer and only work with Illustrator, you are invited to attend this event. Every group needs a good balance of talent and your development skills are needed!

Event Schedule. The following is a list of the weekends agenda:

•10AM - Saturday Morning - Kickoff event with drinks, networking, and developer dating which leads into idea pitches and team formation.
•11AM - Saturday Morning - Learn about the latest APIs and how to build a mobile app from technical presentations with various API providers.
•10AM - Sunday Morning - The fun continues with an all day hackathon. Work with the teams that you formed on Friday night to produce the app spec’d out the night before. Senseis will be available throughout the entire event to help you code up your solution. App submissions will be accepted throughout the day with a deadline of 3PM.
•3PM - Sunday Afternoon - Promptly at 3PM, teams will begin pitching their ventures. Pitches are limited to three (3) minutes per team.

Prizes. The following prizes are experiential and geared towards accelerating you towards a successful business as well as expanding your network and industry knowledge:

•Best Hackathon Overall App
◦1st Place - $500 in Gift Cards for the team
◦2nd Place - $300 in Gift Cards for the team
◦3rd Place - $200 in Gift Cards for the team
Judging Criteria. Apps will be judged based on the criteria below and weighted accordingly.

•33% Weight - Ability to clearly articulate what your app does
•33% Weight - Originality of idea
•33% Weight - Working mobile app or in-simulator demo
Hackathon Legal.

•Hackathon Terms:

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