The Nation's Largest Challenge Driven Hackathon

DeveloperWeek 2020 Hackathon

Join 600+ Developers & Hackers at the Nations's Largest Challenge Driven Hackathon.

The DeveloperWeek 2020 Hackathon is the Nations's Largest Challenge Driven hackathon.

View all the amazing hackathon challenges & prizes located to the right in the gold bar as well as here

February 15 - 16, 2020

Galvanize San Francisco – SoMa

 

1. Register via Eventbrite.

2. Create a DevPost account and click Register on the DevPost DeveloperWeek 2020 Hackathon page.

3. Doors Open Saturday, February 15 at 10 AM! Check out the full DeveloperWeek 2020 Hackathon schedule here

* All Hackathon Attendees must be pre-registered on Eventbrite & DevPost.

View full rules

Eligibility

Age - 18 years and older. 

Citizenship - Participants from any country are allowed to participate. Visa support letters are not supplied to Hackathon Pass Holders.

Location - Participants must be on-site to participate. 

Team Size - Teams can range in size from 1 - 5 people. 

Registration - Must register via Eventbrite & Devpost prior to Hackathon.

Requirements

All event attendees will need to register on Eventbrite and DevPost.

This is the platform where participants will need to submit and upload their final projects prior to the end of the event

Teams may be composed of 1-5 individuals.

Presentations and supporting content should be uploaded to Devpost prior to the end of the submission period.  

All submissions must include a 2-5 minute demonstration (e.g. PowerPoint) or other visual digital presentation of the application /prototype/ or solution, which be used during 1st round and Final Round of judging.

Round 1 Judging

Round 1 Judges will hear you pitch at your table on Sunday Feb 16 at 11:30 AM and fill out a score card (Please be prepared for 3 Minutes of Pitching and 2 Minutes of questions)

A max 1 demonstration (e.g. PowerPoint) or other visual digital presentation of the application or solution is highly sugguested  Presentations should be no more than 3 minutes in length. They should be in the same general format and should include:

  • Selected problem statement your product seeks to address
  • Introduction to your product
  • How it works
  • What resources are needed for the implementation of the product
  • Ways in which it can be implemented
  • A real life situation your product will address and the resulting impact on the community/city/country

Teams should be ready for 2 minutes of Q&A by the panel of judges. In addition, a series of similar questions will need to be answered on your team’s page on DevPost. Presentations must be uploaded before the event is over.

Top 5 Judging

The Top 5 project teams (as decided by the Overall Judges - Round 1) will pitch on the Main Stage to all attendees. You will be notified via phone call if you are selected in the Top 5.  The Top 5 must attend a PRE Top 5 Meeting to test your presentation and review presentations guidelines.

Once on the Main Stage you will have a total of 5 minutes (3 minutes to present, 2 minutes for questions from the final round judges). No additional time will be allowed.

Judges

Geoff Domoracki

Geoff Domoracki
DevNetwork

Jonathan Pasky

Jonathan Pasky
DevNetwork

Judging Criteria

  • Progress
    How much progress did you make?
  • Concept
    Does it solve a real problem?
  • Feasibility
    Could this become a startup or company?