Houston's annual civic hackathon!
For 24 hours, we'll build projects together that make Houston a better place to live.
You can bring your own ideas or work on any of the sample projects provided. Collaborate with new friends and community stakeholders, or bring your own team. This is a fun, family-friendly event.
Meet the Mayor! (3)
Follow up meeting with the Mayor to discuss your project (3 available)
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Everyone can participate. Projects must be submitted by 12:30p on May 15, 2016 in order to be considered.
Please include visual aids that help the judges understand your work. This can include:
- Presentation (upload to SlideShare)
- Video or screencast
- Live demo of your site (must be internet-accessible)
We will be using one computer for presentations, and you cannot hook up a peripheral device. Anything you present must be accessible through the internet.
How to enter
Please submit your project here on Devpost by 12:30p on May 15, 2016.
VP/Software Development Manager at Two Sigma Investments
Assistant Director, IT, City of Houston
Managing Director, OwlSpark Accelerator
Aimee Mobley Turney
President, League of Women Voters of the Houston Area
Former Houston City Councilmember
Is this solving a need, answering a question, serving citizens, or otherwise making an impact?
How big is the challenge that the project addresses?
How far did the team get? Working demos are better than static images.
Did the team present their work in a compelling way? Was it easy to understand the project, the scope, and how far they got?