DerbyHacks, a Hackathon at the Derby city! University of Louisville’s very first big hackathon. Come express your creativity in this 24 hour event. Meet awesome people. We invite students from across the country, on April 9-10, 2016, to the University of Louisville to encourage collaboration and creative problem solving.
$3,011 in prizes
First place at DerbyHacks wins an MLH Medal and Dell Venue 10s
Second place at DerbyHacks wins a MLH Medal and Hero RC XQ-5 Headless QUadcopter
Third Place at DerbyHacks wins a MLH Medal and a PNY 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive
Whoever makes the best IoT Hack at DerbyHacks wins a Particle Photon Maker Kit.
Whoever makes the best Health Hack at DerbyHacks wins a FitBit Flex.
Coolest Useless Hack
Whoever makes the coolest hack that serves no purpose wins a Wooden pre-assembled Useless Box.
Whoever wins the American Showman award, a prize for best pitch, wins a mystery prize from KFC.
Best City Data
Whoever comes up with the best hack related to using Big Data for City Management wins $1500 in AWS Credit.
Courtesy of Mayor's Office of Louisville.
- Must use one or more open data sets from data.louisvilleky.gov or portal.louisvilleky.gov
- Bonus for mashing up two or more
- Bonus for making it interactive
- Bonus for creating a feedback loop for the data-set
Best Use of Syncano
Whoever wins best use of Syncano wins a mystery prize from Syncano
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
participation is limited to university students, or those who have left school within 2015-2016 school year.
How to enter
Apply online at http://derbyhacks.io/
Does the application demonstrate technical competence/knowledge?
Is the idea original? Has it never been done before?
Were the presenters clear, and did they communicate their idea effectively?
Is the application aesthetically pleasing? Is it easy to use?