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STC/IEEE 2014 Code 4 Cal Hackathon

The Student Technology Council

Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM (PDT)

Berkeley, CA

STC/IEEE 2014 Code 4 Cal Hackathon

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TO COMPLETE REGISTRATION FILL OUT THIS FORM: www.tinyurl.com/c4chackathon

The Student Tech Council invites all disciplines, programmers, designers, and innovators alike to participate in the Code 4 Cal Hackathon!

What apps do students need? What problems can be solved with a few lines of code? How can you improve the student experience?

With the increasing use of smartphones and other mobile devices this year's Code 4 Cal Hackathon will be focused on mobile apps! The goal of the STC's Code 4 Cal Hackathon is to provide an enviroment for students to develop ideas into mobile apps that meet the information and daily needs of UC Berkeley students.

Students who develop mobile apps at the Hackathon will also be able to further develop their apps for submission in the 2015 annual STC Mobile App Competition and work with the STC on the distribution of their fully developed applications under UC Berkeley's App Stores!


Prizes: 

  • First place -- $750 Visa Gift Card
  • Second place -- $500 Visa Gift Card
  • Third place -- $250 Visa Gift Card

*Prize allocations can be divided between team members as requested


Timing: 

  • Check-In : Saturday, October 25, 10:30 AM (Outside HP Auditorium)
  • Start Time : Saturday, October  25, 11:00 AM (Soda Hall: Wozniak Lounge)
  • End Time : Saturday, October 25, 11:00 PM

Lunch, dinner and snacks will be provided so you never have to leave the computer.


Need Data?: 

  1. Check out http://developer.berkeley.edu/docs and see if an API is available!
  2. If you have an idea for data but it isn't an API yet, submit the idea at http://ideas.berkeley.edu/

 

 Rules:

    1. Participants must be UC Berkeley students registered for the Fall 2014 semester.
    2. It is recommended that each team consists of 3 or 4 members. 
    3. All participants must pre-register.
    4. The mobile app may be written for any platform, smartphone and/or tablet: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, etc. If you choose to develop a mobile web app it can be written in any language, although PHP, Ruby on Rails, Python, and Java are preferred.
    5. Use of University's Name, Trademarks, and Copyrighted Materials. In association with the creation and preparation of a presentation for a possible mobile app, Contestant is granted the right to use the University of California's name, logos, landmarks, and other trademarks ("UC IP") in such form and manner and with appropriate legends as identified by the University's Office of Business Contracts and Brand Protection (BCBP). The UC IP are protected by state, federal, and international law, and their use, beyond the scope of work outlined above, is prohibited. Should Contest desire to commercialize any products or services associated with the Project, Contest must seek prior written permission from BCBP. University shall have the right to immediately terminate the permission granted herein in the event that Contestant violates any of the contest rules. In this event, Contestant shall immediately cease usage of the UC IP.
    6. By participation in this Hackathon, the individual authorizes and consents to the use of his/her name, photograph, and likeness by the University, without reservation or limitation. Participants will be asked to sign a media release form at the event. 

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If there are any questions please contact the Student Tech Council by visiting our website http://stc.berkeley.edu

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When & Where


Soda Hall: Wozniak Lounge
2596 Hearst Ave
Berkeley, CA 94720

Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM (PDT)


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The Student Technology Council

The Student Technology Council (STC) was chartered in 2009 by Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Technology (AVC-IT) and Chief Information Officer (CIO) as the student technology governance structure. The STC identifies and prioritizes students' information technology needs and opportunities, in support of UC Berkeley's mission.

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