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inBloom Codedthon - Free badge to SXSWEdu!

Sean D.
SeanDuffy
Group Organizer
Austin, TX
Want to attend SXSWEdu for free?  inBloom is offering a free badge for anyone who participates in the inBloom Codeathon from March 4-6!  You could also walk away with prize money and much more.

Here's the down and dirty on this awesome event:



Who
This event is for talented developers and developer teams who want to use technology to improve education.

What
This is a free, three-day EdTech Codeathon where teams will use inBloom technology to build open source applications for improving K-12 education. Prizes will be awarded for the three best app prototypes written during the Codeathon that use the inBloom Data Store:


  • 1st Place: $5,000 cash bounty + $1000 in Amazon Web Services + 4 hours with an AWS Solution Architect.
  • 2nd Place: $3,000 cash bounty + $500 in Amazon Web Services + 4 hours with an AWS Solution Architect.
  • 3rd Place: $1,000 cash bounty + $500 in Amazon Web Services + 4 hours with an AWS Solution Architect.

When

  • Monday, March 4 from 12:00pm to 10:00pm

    • Doors open for check-in at 11:00am


  • Tuesday, March 5 from 9:00am to 7:00pm

    • Doors open for breakfast at 8:00am
    • NEW! Followed from 7:30pm to 11:00pm by the SXSWedu Conference & Festival Party at Brazos Hall


  • Wednesday, March 6 from 9:00am to 7:30pm

    • Doors open for breakfast at 8:00am
    • Final presentations 5:30pm to 7:00pm at the Hilton
    • NEW! Followed from 7:30pm to 11:00pm by the LAUNCHedu Party at The Stage on Sixth


  • Thursday, March 7 from 10:30am - 11:30am (optional)



Thanks and happy coding!

See you next week at SXSWEdu!


Sean
Twitter:  @edtechaustin
Email:  EdTechAustin@gmail.com



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