2019 NASA Space Apps Challenge

Tampa Hackerspace
Tampa Hackerspace
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10/16/2019 Update
We're excited to announce the following prizes to be awarded to the top teams this weekend at Tampa Hackerspace for the Tampa Space Apps Hackathon
TOP Team: $1000 CASH
Runner Up Team: $500 CASH

Plus, if we field more than 8 teams at our location for this competition, we will also award a judge's choice prize of $250 CASH.

In addition, one team will be nominated for global judging and be eligible for recognition and awards from the global challenge judging.

These prizes, the food, and everything else would not have been possible without the generous support from our sponsors. We'd like to thank Cognizant, SOFWERX, Sourcetoad, caseglide, Miles Space, and Sticker Mule! Thank you!!

10/15/2019 Update
I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor, caseglide, as a bronze level sponsor for the NASA Space Apps Challenge Tampa! Thank you!

10/8/2019 Update
We've announced our judges and would like to welcome SOFWERX as our latest sponsor! Please welcome Sarrah Vesselov, Tim Ingold, and Tracy Ingram to the event. They'll be checking out the projects and helping us select the local challenge winners.

9/24/2019 Update
Challenge descriptions have been posted! https://2019.spaceappschallenge.org/challenges/

9/1/2019 Update
Official Registartion is live! https://2019.spaceappschallenge.org/locations/tampa-fl

Part of the Open Government Partnership, Space Apps is a global, annual event that pulls citizens together regardless of their background or skill level. Don't let the name fool you... it's not just about apps! Tackle a challenge using robotics, data visualization, hardware, design and many other specialties! Inspire each other while you learn and create using stories, code, design and, most of all, YOUR ideas. Show us your problem-solving skills and you may be a Space Apps award winner or featured on Open NASA!

This is the third annual SpaceApps Challenge produced by Tampa Hackerspace. In 2017, 40+ hackers, developers, artists, and more competed on 12 teams.

The is a free event. Food, swag, and prizes are all part of the program.

RSVP now Our official registration is open! https://2019.spaceappschallenge.org/locations/tampa-fl Please remember that we do have a cap on the number of participants and that once we're full, there will be a waiting list.

Interested in sponsoring? Drop a line to [masked] !

We want to give a huge shout out to our current sponsors:
Miles Space

Thank you! This couldn't happen without you!