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About this event

Welcome to the ITS 2016 MasterCard Smart Cities Hackathon

With more than $20,000 in prizes, this will be a big one. Teams will chose one of the three challenges listed below.

OUR 50TH SIGNUP WINS AN AMAZON ECHO DURING THE OPENING CEREMONY!

Prizes

  • Home-1st
  • ITS Mastercard Smart City Grand Prize
  • Prizes: The team who best uses Mastercard & Partner API’s and solves a real consumer pain point with integr...

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  • Home-2nd
  • ITS Mastercard Smart City Hack Demand Management Challenge
  • Challenge: Build an intelligent transportation solution that can help cities like Melbourne manage demand f...

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  • Home-3rd
  • ITS Mastercard Smart City Hack Future City Challenge
  • Challenge: Build an intelligent transportation solution that can help cities like Melbourne make better use...

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Schedule

  • Saturday
  • Saturday, October 8th

    9:00am Doors Open

    9:00 am Breakfast

    10:00 am Mastercard Hackathon Opening Ceremony & Presentations

    11:00am Coding Begins

    12:00 pm Lunch

    1:00 pm Breakout Technology and Data Sessions

    6:00 pm Dinner

    12:00 am Midnight Snack

    12:00- 8:00am Hack through the night*

    *Although staying overnight isn’t required, we highly recommend it.

  • Sunday
  • Sunday, October 9th

    7:00 am Breakfast

    12:00 am Lunch

    1:00 pm Submission Deadline

    2:00 pm Demos Begin

    3:30 pm Judge Deliberation

    4:00 pm Awards

    4:30 pm Closing Ceremony

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Rules

-To win a challenge, you must use at least 1 Mastercard API and and at least 1 Partner Data Set or API -Teams of up to 5 humans are allowed. You can also add 1 cyborg, Furby, drone, or Sphero. A...

-To win a challenge, you must use at least 1 Mastercard API and and at least 1 Partner Data Set or API

-Teams of up to 5 humans are allowed. You can also add 1 cyborg, Furby, drone, or Sphero. All team members must have completed the participation agreement to compete.

-We all start coding at the same time. This is done to keep things fair. Please don't come in and build on top of previous projects if you want to win.

-You must demo your hack in order to present. No slide-decks or power-points will be allowed. 2 minute presentation 1 minute Q&A from Judges.

-Teams have full ownership of everything they build at our events and are free to do with it as they wish.

-Each hackathon has its individual hackathon.io page, which projects should be submitted on. Submission time is 1pm Sunday.

-Winning teams will be subject to a code-review at some point following the event or immediately before winning.