Bases Coded and 2016 World Series

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MLBAM Tech Challenge is back for a 2016 World Series edition with Bases Coded, presented by MLB and New Relic.

***Application Deadline is October 7th***

Teams will have the opportunity to hack at the convergence of sports and technology while utilizing proprietary APIs and private data provided by MLB.com.

During the competition, participating teams will have the opportunity to interface with MLBAM and New Relic technologists, developers and engineers.

The selected Finalist Teams will showcase their projects to a panel of industry experts and a live audience.

The Grand Prize will be awarded to the winning team at the 2016 World Series, after the judging concludes.

Finalists
All Finalist Teams will be flown to the 2016 National League Champions home town during the World Series for an overnight software development competition. Each Finalist Team will have the opportunity to present in front of an industry expert panel.

Grand Prize
The Grand Prize Team will be offered tickets to Game Four of the 2016 World Series along with an MLB-themed prize package.

Gather a team of 2-3 participants and apply now for this unique competition.

***IMPORTANT DATES****

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7th
All applications and submissions must be received by this date

WEEK OF OCTOBER 10th
All Submissions reviewed by Judges

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14th
Finalist Teams determined and confirm all materials

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17th
Finalist Teams notified

WEEK OF OCTOBER 17th
Plan / confirm travel for Finalist Teams

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26th
All Finalist Teams arrive in NL city and check into their hotel by or before noon time. Finalist Teams receive the parameters of the Final Judging Event

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27th
Start for the 24-hour challenge in National League city at 12 noon

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28th
Finalist Teams complete challenge at 12 noon

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29th

2016 WORLD SERIES, GAME 4 (NL CITY)

Presentation of finalist prototypes during Final Judging Event

On-field recognition at Game Four of the World Series for the Grand Prize winning Team

***RSVP's on this page are for interest only, to apply or for official rules, you must visit here:
https://goo.gl/W1BR38

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRJeF8hzrU4

NOTE: Sports Hackathon is coming soon to SF...make sure you are a member of this Meetup group for early access before tickets are released to the general public.