• Hack Big Blue

      What: Student Hackathon Competition

      Where: Big Blue, Downtown Wichita Falls, TX

      When: April 28th - 29th, 2018

    • What is a Hackathon?

      Hackathons provide a venue for self-expression and creativity through technology. People with technical backgrounds come together, form teams around a problem or idea, and collaboratively code a unique solution from scratch — these generally take shape in the form of websites, mobile apps, and robots.

       

      Source: https://medium.com/hackathons-anonymous/wtf-is-a-hackathon-92668579601

      About Hack Big Blue

      Hack Big Blue takes place at the iconic Big Blue building in downtown Wichita Falls, TX. It's open to all college students interested in learning and building. You arrive at 10AM on Saturday morning and projects must be submitted by 2PM on Sunday. You'll have full access to Dexter equipment; 3D printers, Virtual Reality hardware, micro-controllers and more. We'll have delicious food, hot coffee and comfortable sleeping areas so you'll never have to leave the building. Teams are limited to four people.

       

      What equiptment will I have access to?

      You'll have full access to 3D printers (FDM, SLA), micro-controllers (Arduino, Raspberry Pi), Oculus Rift Headset, Amazon Echos and more. We recommend to bring any supplies or gear you might need. It's common for people to bring their own monitors and desktop computers as well.

    • Industry and Community Challenges

      Go for all of the Hack Big Blue glory or try for one of the multiple industry/community project challenges

      Judges

      A panel of judges that'll provide helpful feedback

      Career Development

      One on one career development and in person recruiting from local technology companies

      Prizes on prizes on prizes

      From VR gear to cash prizes, winning teams will leave with awesome gear

    • Judges

      Michael Kuhrt

      Superintendent, Wichita Falls Independent School District

      Dr. Brown Marsden

      Dean of College of Math and Sciences, Midwestern State University

      Terry McAdams

      Founder, MacTech Solutions

      Michael Olaya

      Cofounder/CEO, Dexter

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