2018 Seattle Sports Tech Hackathon - $20,000 API Package for Winner!!!

Galvanize, Seattle
From Oct 20th 2018
To Oct 21st 2018
See the website

Description

DESCRIPTION

Join the Seattle Sports Tech Meetup for our Third Annual Hackathon, hosted by the Seattle Sounders and Galvanize Pioneer Square with data provided by Sportradar.

We’re seeking teams and individuals who have a desire to contribute to the integration of technology with sports.

The Hackathon will take place Oct 20th & 21st, from 8:00AM Saturday to 5:00PM Sunday

Location will be both at the Sounders Ninety and Galvanize Pioneer Square (111 S. Jackson St., Seattle WA 98104)

What Do You Get?

Chance to win $20,000 first prize

Hack and create technology with new people

Spend time with Sounders Owner Adrian Hanauer at The Ninety

Make Friends with other techies and founders

Eat and drink great food

Hang out, hack, and watch sports all weekend!

Geeks, jocks, techies, entrepreneurs, and more will come together Oct 19-21 at The NINETY and Galvanize in Seattle to pitch ideas and develop technology. Sportradar will be providing open access to their API for participating teams, and all sponsors will be providing prizes for competing teams. A panel of judges will hear presentations from each team at the end of the event and award prizes for the best projects. Come participate in building the future of sports technology with the Seattle Sports Tech Meetup. Make friends, write code, and you might just create the next big thing.

Tentative Schedule 

Saturday

8:00am: [Ninety] Registration Opens + Light Breakfast

10:00am: [Ninety] Pitches Begin

10:30am: [Ninety] Establish Teams

11:00am: [Ninety] Participants begin to self-organize and begin work

1:00pm: [Galvanize] Lunch

4-6:00pm: [Galvanize] Coaching / Mentorship / Demos

6:00pm: [Galvanize] Dinner 

7:10pm: [Galvanize] Streaming: Mariners vs Astros (need antenna)

10pm: [Galvanize] Doors Close

Sunday

9am: [Galvanize] Morning Check-in, breakfast

11am-1pm: [Galvanize] Coaching / Mentorship 

1:00pm: [Galvanize] Lunch

1pm-5pm: [Galvanize] Presentation Coaching / Walkthroughs

1:10 pm: [Galvanize] Streaming: Mariners vs Astros (need antenna) 

3pm-5pm: [Ninety] TechCheck mandatory for all teams

5pm: [Galvanize] Galvanize closed. Deadline to submit deck (Google Slide), stop working

5pm: [Ninety] Dinner 

6pm: [Ninety] Presentations Start - 3/3 Demos (3 minutes, 3 questions)

7pm: [Ninety] Winners Announced

Best overall = $20,000, Best Product = Best UX Best = Business Opportunity 

7:30 pm: [Ninety] Viewing Party: Sounders @ Timbers

PRIZES

1st Place: 

Sportradar API - $20,000 Value

Join Sounders FC for August 12 Match – Field access, McCormick Boardroom Suite, meet with CEO Adrian Hanauer.

Runners-up:

Seattle Storm - Front Row Tickets (4)

Seattle Mariners - VIP Tickets (4)

Sounders FC - Signed Memorabilia

Seattle Storm - Signed Memorabilia   

Mentors:

Sydney Smith

Cody Haugen

Craig Damlo

Carter Rabasa

Anthony Rosanno

 

Judges:

Alyse LaHue, Seattle Storm

Grant Farwell, Matcherino

Anna Gordon, Seattle University

Sponsors:

Sportradar

Galvanize

Seattle Sounders

Seattle Storm

IdealSeat

Founders Live

Starters

SportTechie

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