Learn how to code and compete for great prizes at the Tech for Tyler Hackathon! All experience levels welcome."Interested in showing off your computer programming skills to win great prizes? Never coded before but want to learn? On November 18th and 19th, Tyler Web Dev and Acorn Aspirations are hosting the Tech for Tyler Hackathon - 30 hours of learning, collaborating, and coding in downtown Tyler. Competitors will arrive at the event, form teams, create a "tech hack" - something that makes life better using technology - and pitch their projects at the end of the weekend to win over $100 worth of prizes. Sound daunting? If you've never coded before, that's okay! Throughout the weekend there will be workshops teaching beginners how to make basic Android Apps, websites, and much more! There's even challenge prizes just for newcomers. All ages are welcome. There will also be free T-shirts, lunches, dinner and snacks provided throughout the weekend!
All ages and experience levels are welcome!
How to enter
To apply and learn more, check out our website at www.TechForTylerHack.com
Creativity, the pitch, skills learned, skills used in the final prototype, usefulness
Best in Show
Completion of prototype, skill level required, usefulness, creativity, the pitch
UT Tyler Graduate School
Think of a problem that students face every day, and work on a project that helps solve it. For example - create an app that informs users of real-time available parking on the UT Tyler campus!
The Innovation Pipeline
The Tyler Innovation Pipeline challenge is to create an innovative bicycle accessory that would improve a cyclist's user experience. For the sake of time, we can judge based on the CAD files if a participant isn’t able to use the printer.
Create a piece of technology that improves our customers experience while in our coffee shop. Our space is centered around community, arts, and good coffee.
Create the Enigma
To qualify for the challenge, your project must incorporate sound! It can analyze sound or create sound.