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Cecil J. Picard Center

200 E Devalcourt St

Lafayette, LA 70506

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***Update: 3/26/17 -- Registration is now closed, but you can join the waiting list if another team is not available to compete! Please contact Andrea at 337-482-0627 or email info@cajuncodefest.org for more information ***

The CajunCodeFest is looking for the best innovators to create a "Smart Community" application or tool using local data provided by Lafayette Consolidated Government and the Lafayette Parish Assessor. Awards will be given for Best Solution, Best Student Team, Team Favorite and more! Over $10,000 in prizes and cash will be given.

What is a Smart Gigabit Community?

Lafayette, LA has joined an elite group of 15 charter members of the national network of Smart Gigabit Communities as designated by US Ignite. This program makes us a part of a national league of communities that are working to deploy tomorrow’s applications today. Each of the communities has made a significant commitment toward levering next-generation smart city and Internet technologies to keep pace with the world’s rapidly changing technology and economy.

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Register as a team or an individual to be matched with a team. Space is limited, so reserve space for your team today!


Wednesday, March 29

Opening Ceremonies – 5:30 pm Location:Abdalla Hall


Crawfish Boil

**Teams can work off-site.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Special Session: Inaugural Smart Community Summit Location: Abdalla Hall

The public is invited.

Register for the summit here.

Friday, March 31

Team Space Set-up begins is from 3:00 pm -5:00 pm at Picard Center

Coder/Mentor Q & A at 6:00 pm

•Coding continues through the night

Saturday, April 1

Coding STOPS at 12:00 PM!

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm - Judging & Award Ceremony

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If you are interested in attending sessions on how to make our smart community great, please register as a guest and you will be send more information on topics and the agenda.

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