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Shirts.io Hackathon


Friday, August 15, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

Shirts.io Hackathon

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Entrepreneurs, developers, designers!

What: Shirts.io Hackathon 2014

When: August 15-17

Citizen Space SF 

Come work on some of the coolest API to come out of the custom
apparel game in a long time. Break it. Fix it. Make it your own.

What's in it for you? The winner will get the start-up starter kit
(subject to change*):

Grand Prize

  • - $10,000 Shirts.io credits
  • - $1,000 Facebook Advertising credits
  • 3 months paid work space
  • - 1 year subscription to Love With Food (lovewithfood.com)
  • Mentorship from our advisory panel

Hackathon Rules

  • Each team must consist of no more than 3 people
  • Your idea must be created within the 48 hour window
  • You cannot start coding until you arrive at the hackathon 
  • You'll be judged on execution, ability to meet the deadline, concept and creativity

Weekend Perks

  • Free food
  • Free wifi
  • - DJ set Friday Night + Live band Sunday afternoon
  • Ice cream bar and treats
  • Enough coffee and energy drinks to keep you coding through the night


Free Transportation

  • Our friends at Hitch are taking care of our transportation. Aren't they awesome??? They're offering a free ride to and from the event!*

    Use promo code [ShirtsioHackathon] to redeem your free ride. Download the app at takehitch.com/download. We'll see you there! 
    * Within San Francisco *

Learn more about the event, prizes, perks and the sponsors and partners: www.shirts.io/hackathon

*Schedule will be released August 11th at 8pm PST*  


Sponsors & Partners


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Our friends at Hitch have been so kind as to offer free transportation to and from the hackathon. Check out the "Free Transportation" above for more info and how to redeem. 

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Your laptop and charger will be essential. Please DO NOT bring any weapons or dangerous objects to the hacakthon. If you are seen with anything remotely resembling a weapon you will be asked to leave immediately. 

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Click "Contact Shirts.io" below and send us a message :)

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

It isn't necessary but it will definitely speed up the check-in process. We will have a list of all the attendees at the venue. You MUST be registered on the EventBrite page to be able to compete in the hackathon. 

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

That's okay just have a good explaination. 

I forgot to tell you my shirt size for the free hackathon swag! What do I do?

Click "Contact Shirts.io" below and send it right away so we can get you squared away. 

Do we have to redeem the grand prize right away?

The Shirts.io and Facebook credits are instantly credited to you and do not expire. The Love with Food subscription starts as soon as you activate it and expires within one year from activation date. The 3 months paid workspace in SF must be redeemed within one year of winning the hackathon. Our good friends at Parisoma are providing the workspace at their beautiful offices. Aren't they kind? :) The mentorship from our advisory panel is contigent on the panel's time and availablity. 

Are there going to be any team building opportunities before the hacking begins?

Yes! We are going to have a dedicated time before the hackathon officially begins for people to assemble their teams. Remember, each team is limited to a maximum of 3 people. You are more than welcome to compete solo too! 

Where is the hackathon going to be held?

We will be announcing the venue on our social media accounts on August 11th at 8pm PST time. But we'll give you a clue...it's in the SOMA district :) 

Where can I find the schedule for the hackathon?

The schedule will be emailed out to all the attendees on August 11th at 8pm PST time so keep an eye on your inbox. We will also be posting it on this page, our landing page and all our social media accounts.  

Who are the judges?

The judges will be announced a week before the hackathon. Don't worry, they're pretty cool if you ask us :)


Have questions about Shirts.io Hackathon? Contact Shirts.io
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When & Where

Citizen Space
425 2nd St #100
San Francisco, CA 94107

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

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