HackTheMidlands is a 24-hour, inclusive hackathon being hosted in Birmingham on the 1st-2nd October 2016 at Millennium Point.
Over the 24 hours, people aged 14+ of all skill levels (you don't have to be a professional or a student! Just be lovely, passionate and interested in tech!) will come together to share ideas, and create new and awesome projects! (Not sure what a hackathon is? MLH have a great explanation here).
$85 in prizes
This is awarded to the first place Hacking team!
This is the award for the second place team!
This is the award for the third place team!
Majestic: Best use of Majestic API
Most creative use of - Mash it up, Visualise it, Have fun with it!
This award is for the hackee that submits the best tweet to us with the #hackthemidlands
Best use of the millenium point data
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Anybody over the age of 14 can take part, that's the only limit!
You must submit your work at 10am on Sunday morning or your project will not be considered for competing. You can submit your project on devpost after you have registered your team for the hackathon.
How to enter
Welcome to Hack The Midlands, by now you should already be registered! If you want to find information such as information on API keys, event schedule and more then click here.
We will choose a winner based on the project that we like the best and that we think inspires the true spirit of a hackathon. The judging panel will consist of organisers and sponsors.
Each sponsor providing a challenge will give individual awards for teams that use Sponsor Challenges.