There is no specific theme for this online hackathon - the goal is to create new programs and apps to solve various end-user related issue in any area/industry

Defined

This TRL Fall Online Hackathon is defined very broadly:

  • Hacking is creative problem solving. (It can be in any industry)
  • The event duration (see details below) will be 48 hours from 10AM of October 1st through 10AM of October 3rd where people can (individuals and/or groups) collaborate online to solve problems.
  • For this online hackathon, all topics and ideas are welcome
  • Application to participate and all forms and important links will be provided through the www.therocketlounge.com/hackathon 

Program

There is no specific program as all collaboation happens online and judging of all projects happen online as well.

View full rules

Prizes

$2,500 in prizes

TRL Prizes (2)

> SCENIC FLIGHT FOR 2 SPONSORED BY PARAGON FLIGHT (1 HOUR - www.paragonflight.com)

> PARTICIPATION IN THE NEXT TRL PITCH EVENT (1-3 projects/startups may be chosen)

Sponsor Prize

Free Class at the Cyber Training Center of CyberSecurity Defense Corp

Eligibility

1) individuals over 18 years of age

2) teams including up to 4 people

Requirements

There are three standard requirements from every project:

  • Business model canvas (standard form will be provided to fill out)
  • 5 slide standard presentation (5 standard slides will be provided with every slide of defined content)
  • Submit the hyperlink (wherever your code is) of your source code (and canvas plus prezi in a zip file) through DevPost (trl-fall-hackathon-2016.devpost.com) but make sure that it is publicly accessible

How to enter

The registration form accessible through www.therocketlounge.com/hackathon to fill out by every participants (even if come as part of a team):

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Job title
  • What is the name of your team you are a part of?
  • Are you new to hackathons?
  • What kind of hacker are you? (Examples: Developer. Designer. Data Scientist. Domain Expert. Government Staff. Communicator. Project Manager. Advocate.)
  • What are you interested in hacking on? (free form question)
  • How did you hear about the event
  • Special needs/requests

Judges

Andy Crossen, PhD

Andy Crossen, PhD
R&D Dir/Twelvefold

Paul Shahriari

Paul Shahriari
CEO/Ecomedes

Chris Schoensee

Chris Schoensee
VP/Paragon Flight

Greg Scasny

Greg Scasny
CEO/CyberSec Def

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    20%
  • Feasibility
    20%
  • Scalability
    10%
  • User experience
    20%
  • Originality
    20%
  • Completeness
    10%