PARTICIPANTS GUIDE

We are excited you’ve decided to be a part of this year’s Hackathon. May the odds be ever in your favor!

WHO CAN JOIN?

DEVELOPERS

You’re ready to dive into a 48 hours of coding to create an innovating app or service? Vote on the ideas you want to work on and let the coding begin!

DESIGNERS

You have an eye for UX and talent for bringing the sexy?
You want to channel your talents into your team’s app or service?

INNOVATORS

You always asks “what if” and you generate ideas, and you’re ready to form a team and turn them into the deal?

PRESENTERS

You’ve got crazy marketing and presenting like-skills, and you want to use them to clinch a win for your team?

WHAT YOU COULD WIN

FIRST PLACE

$1,000

SECOND PLACE

$500

PEOPLE'S CHOICE

$500

RULES OF THE ROAD

PRESENTATION

Teams will have 15 minutes – including set-up and questions. No exceptions.

TEAM ETHICS

Roster is the roster. Please do not add additional team members – or you will be DQed. No outside consulting – business stakeholders, or other CMGt SMEs. Vendors are excluded. Fresh code, no early development.

TEAM ELIGIBILITY

A team that wins either 1st or 2nd place prize, is not eligible for the People’s Choice Award. The People’s Choice Award will be based on SMS voting. All teams will be ranked based on the SMS voting.

WORK PRODUCT

If you worked on the project before the event, it’s not allowed to be submitted. If you do not have a working prototype, your score will be negatively impacted as a result. Everything built during the Hackathon is intended to be used (and owned) by Cox Media Group.

JUDGING CRITERIA

PRESENTATION

How well is the solution visually presented as a demo and ease of understanding. During the presentation portion, how well does the the team speak to its goals and capabilities.

EXECUTION

Has the team successfully built a working prototype? How well does the solution accomplish the task it sets out to do. Can the solution be adopted within the existing platforms and ecosystem? If not, judges should score the idea lower.

BUSINESS VALUE

How well does the solution add value to CMG properties. This could be in one vertical, many verticals, or something used by CMGt specifically.

CREATIVITY

How creative is the solution in its approach to accomplishing the goals? Thinking outside the normal approaches to our daily challenges is encouraged.

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Ping Pong

Ping Pong Tournament

Black Jack

Black Jack Tournament

Massage

Free 10 Minute Massage Sessions

EVENT SCHEDULE

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Kick Off Party @ Painted Duck (New Location*)

Address: 976 Brady Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 (New Location*)

For venue information, click the Painted Duck logo below.

Painted Duck

08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Breakfast

@ 223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE (2nd Floor)

@ 223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE (2nd Floor)

15 minutes each, including time for Q&A in Baer Room @ 223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE (2nd Floor)

@ 223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE (2nd Floor)

Address: 5600 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30342.

For venue information, click 5 Seasons Brewing Company logo below.

5 Seasons Brewing Company