Calling hackers, developers and designers— strut your stuff and win tickets to Disrupt NY


Welcome to the Disrupt NY 2014 Hackathon! Our Hackathons are crazy, exciting, exhausting events where hundreds of coders and developers come together to form teams which have just shy of 24 hours to build something amazing from the ground up.

Full details of the awards can be found here

UX Office Hours http://ohours.org/officehours/94345

Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 3, 2014

12:30pm – Registration opens (come fed or bring a brown bag lunch, beverages served)
Dedicated area for people to network to form hack teams

1:30pm – Hacking Kickoff

2:00 – 6:00pm – API workshops scheduled in 30 minute intervals (To Be Announced)

7:00pm – Dinner

Midnight – Food and snacks, sponsored by domain.com

Sunday, May 4, 2014

7:00am – Breakfast served

9:30am – Hacking concludes and hacks submitted to wiki

10:00am – General public welcome to enter to attend hackathon presentations

11:00am – Hackathon presentations begin

2:00pm* – Hackathon will conclude with final awards and recognitions will be provided by the judges. *The final awards may be held earlier or later depending on the duration of hack presentations.

- Please note, times are subject to change

View full rules

Prizes

Overall Winner
$5,000

1st Runner Up

2nd Runner Up

Mailjet (3)

Concur Technologies

Yammer (2)

Yodlee Interactive

Microsoft (2)

Weather Underground

Pearson

Esri

Evernote

CrunchBase

Best UX

Presented by UX Awards

Eligibility

Any developer or designer with a ticket is eligible to enter the hackathon.

Requirements

Participants must create a functioning prototype or MVP of a new product. The idea of the hack can be conceived previously however all code must be completed within the time limits of the event.

Judges

Adam Rothenberg

Adam Rothenberg
Partner, BoxGroup

Jessica Lawrence

Jessica Lawrence
Executive Director, NY Tech Meetup (NYTM)

Bryan Hamilton

Bryan Hamilton
Vice President, User Experience at Razorfish

Elena Silenok

Elena Silenok
Founder, Clothia

Charlie O’Donnell

Charlie O’Donnell
Founder, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures

Judging Criteria

  • Scale of Awesome
    Judges will be focusing on creativity, cleverness, and that deep-down sense of “Whoaaaaaaa“

How to enter

HACKERS & DEVS – Tickets are for Developers who wish to participate and work on hack projects to present ONLY. If you are not working on a project please DO NOT register for a Hacker Ticket. Tickets are available on a limited basis.

SPONSORS – There are many ways for companies to partner with the Hackathon. At Disrupt SF, we’ve had sponsored API platforms for hackers to develop on, as well as several amazing contests, with companies offering cash and in-kind prizes. To learn how you can provide support for the developer community, please contact sponsors@techcrunch.com.

SPECTATORS may attend the Sunday Hackathon Presentation. Spectator tickets will be made available just before the event.