Winter 2019 4th Annual Hackathon

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Energy: Powering Our Future with Coding!

The CbusStudentHack Coding for Community is a 10-week programming contest for central Ohio high school students. Participants will access tools and software to develop applications and be mentored by academic leaders and Franklin University students.
This rewarding experience will introduce you to computer science education, providing you with the skills you need to prepare for college and your future career. The Hackathon will help develop your technical communication strategies, opening the doors of opportunity and creativity.

The app you develop should address the theme ENERGY: Powering Our Future with Coding!
Your team will be judged on:
• Software quality
• Potential impact on the central Ohio region
• Execution
• Creativity

Kickoff Event: Jan. 18, 2019 (8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)
Judging and Awards Finale: March 22, 2019 (8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)
Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, OH 43215

Partners:
• CbusStudentHack is organized and led by Franklin University and Urbana University.
• CbusStudentHack has been supported by several corporate and nonprofit sponsors in previous years. We look forward to announcing 2019 sponsors!

Prizes: Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three student teams. Other raffles and prizes, including Rookie of the Year, will be included.
Grand Prize: $2,500
• 2nd Place: $1,500
• 3rd Place: $1,000

“I would like to say how much I appreciated the opportunity to compete. At first, I was certainly only interested in the competition because of the rewards available, but as development progressed I found that programming on this scale was something I really enjoyed. So, thank you for giving me the spark I needed to realize how much I enjoyed programming. Even since the competition, I have worked further on the app in hopes of one day releasing it to the app store. Additionally, this competition gave me the chance to build my resume, which has been becoming increasingly important over the past year.  I sincerely hope that this competition continues in the oncoming years, as I would like to be part of it every year.” 

– Jayden Toomer (MeTrio)

Hackathon Invite

Connect with us using #CBusStudentHack. Feel free to email us with any questions.

 

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