- US Soccer Hackathon
Join U.S. Soccer at 1871 in Chicago on July 14-15th for the first soccer-specific hackathon in North America, inviting qualified data scientists, engineers, developers, quants, and analysts to use their coding skills to develop tools and devise solutions to push the sport forward from either a commercial or soccer standpoint. Participants will be divided into teams no larger than 5 (you can either self-select your team or we're happy to create a team for you). The hackathon will test the limits of each team over a nearly 24-hour period using data. At the end, each team's work will be presented to a panel of judges, and prizes will be awarded to the winners. US Soccer will also be hosting a watch party at the end of the event - there's a big game you may have heard of on July 15th. This will be an opportunity to decompress and network with fellow soccer and data enthusiasts. TO REGISTER AND FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT THE US SOCCER HACKATHON WEBSITE: https://www.ussoccer.com/hackathon
- Startup Night with San Jose Sharks
• What we'll do You're invited to join us for STARTUP NIGHT WITH THE SAN JOSE SHARKS on March 22nd. An exclusive pregame event with startup presentations, demo showcase, VIP panel with sports and tech leaders, will be followed by the NHL game between the San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights and a postgame fan experience on center ice. To gain access to the VIP entrance, private event space and special reserved group seating for upper or lower bowl, you must reserve tickets through the Eventbrite link shown below. Event includes snacks, networking and special appearances to be announced. This is a unique opportunity to experience the intersection of sports event and tech event together. Use code HACKATHON for a special discount for Meetup members. *** TICKET LINK: https://goo.gl/ZQqYPG *** We are an event partner of Podium, startup accelerator for sports, media and entertainment, based in Silicon Valley - http://www.twitter.com/PodiumVC • What to bring • Important to know Tickets must be reserved through Eventbrite.
- Tackle STEM Colorado All-Stars Hackathon with Denver Broncos
Tackle S.T.E.M Colorado All-Stars Hackathon Brought to you by SendGrid and Full Contact Location: Sports Authority Field @ Mile High (West United Club Level) Denver, Colorado Dates: November 18-20, 2016 In cooperation with the Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos and Sports Colab, a Silicon Valley startup accelerator, Sports Hackathon is pleased to share and encourage you to consider this special event. SendGrid and FullContact, two Colorado software leaders and technology success stories, are coming together with the Denver Broncos to bring Denver its first Tackle S.T.E.M Colorado All-Stars Hackathon. Bringing together students from all Colorado universities and code schools to participate in 3 days of innovation, code, and fun. This event is open to anyone from anywhere, not just Colorado. Participants will form teams and will spend 36 hours building a project. Each team will demonstrate what they've built and a panel of special guest judges will evaluate the projects. The Colorado All-Stars Hackathon offers participants an opportunity to interact with professionals from the industry and gain insightful knowledge about their chosen stream of study. The Hackathon challenges aspiring students and technology enthusiasts to explore feasible ideas, develop their team skills, and strengthen their network. In order to participate in the Tackle S.T.E.M Colorado All-Stars Hackathon, please sign up via the registration link below. Friday, November 18 • Doors open at 5pm • Opening ceremony at 7pm • Hacking begins at 8pm Sunday, November 20 • Hacking ends at 8am • Demos and judging start at 9:30am • Judges deliberate at 11am • Winners announced and closing statements at 11:30am There will be fun activities and special guest appearances throughout the event. Food and beverage will be provided and the facility will remain open for the duration of the Hackathon. ID will be required upon entry. ***MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION LINK*** https://goo.gl/6oKrwo Note: Sports Hackathon coming soon to SF!
- Bases Coded and 2016 World Series
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.
- Measuring the Impossible and the Future of Wearables
Measuring the Impossible and the Future of Wearables Join Sports Colab, Treasure Data, Red Bull, Misfit and Boosted Boards Thursday, October 6th, 4:30-7:30pm, Mountain View, California If you are located in Silicon Valley and are interested in wearables and sports performance for elite athletes, you are invited to join sportstech accelerator Sports Colab and startup Treasure Data as a guest at this special event that includes presentations by Red Bull and Misfit Wearables (see speakers below). Boosted Boards will also be on-site providing interactive demos of their electric skateboard. Schedule 4:30 - 5:30 - Drinks, food, mingling, Boosted Board demos 5:30 - 6:15 - Presentations, Q&A 6:15 - 8 - More drinks, more food, more mingling and more chances to ride a Boosted Board! Dr. Andy Walshe is the head of High Performance at RedBull. He and his team were in charge of training Felix Baumgartner for the RedBull Stratos program. In his talk, Dr. Walshe will talk about the training and data that went into preparing Felix for his historic jump, the future of data in sports performance and his goal to "quantify courage". Dr. Matthew Diamond - Performance Augmentation and the Future of Wearables Matthew Diamond, MD, PhD is a sports medicine physician and scientist with expertise in connected devices that promote wellness. Dr. Diamond is the Medical Director at Misfit, a member of Fossil Group, where he develops physical activity and sleep monitoring technology and builds collaborations with academic and industry partners. In his talk, Dr. Diamond will talk about "closing the feedback loop" and his work with wearable technology that doesn't just measure performance, but actuates and stimulates the wearer. Drinks provided by "Pour Girls" And...gourmet food trucks! Special thanks to Treasure Data for hosting: https://www.treasuredata.com (https://www.treasuredata.com/) ***To register for this event, please RSVP at the Eventbrite page and MUST use the code "sportscolab" to bypass the waiting list: https://goo.gl/hFTtmK NOTE: if you are in the SF Bay Area and interested in sportstech, please also join Sports Colab's Meetup Group: http://www.meetup.com/sportscolab
- SportsTech Gets Super
Our partner, Sports Colab (http://www.meetup.com/sportscolab), a startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley, is hosting a networking event on Wednesday evening, February 3rd, to connect the sportstech and sportsbiz communities of the San Francisco Bay Area with special guests visiting for Super Bowl 50. If you're involved with sports startups, work in sports or are just interested in an opportunity to connect during the historic week for the San Francisco Bay Area, please join us at SF's largest rooftop lounge in a fun and relaxed atmosphere and get to know some of your fellow hackers, gamechangers and entrepreneurs. Please respond YES here and spread the word, but you must also register at Eventbrite (paid ticket, only $10 for early bird tickets, $15 regular, $20 at the door): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sportstech-big-game-mixer-tickets-21107413843 And, if you have a startup, want to sponsor or volunteer, please email [masked] for more details or feel free to join Sports Colab's Meetup group as well at http:www.meetup.com/sportscolab or follow Twitter @sportscolab (http://www.twitter.com/sportscolab). We look forward to meeting you and we'll be announcing more soon about upcoming hackathons!