Hackathon using Target APIs for GR8CONF US 2013

The GR8CONF US Hackathon sponsored by Target is a chance for Groovy developers to build applications using Target APIs and compete for gift-card prizes!  The hackathon will take place Sunday night after the workshops on July 21st from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the new Target Plaza Commons at 1011 Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis and all conference attendees are welcome to join at no additional charge!  You must be a registered GR8CONF US conference attendee and registered here on ChallengePost by Wednesday, July 17th at 5:00pm CDT to participate in this hackathon.

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Eligibility

Open only to GR8CONF conference attendees who registered before 5:00 p.m. CDT on July 17, 2013, and are 13 years of age or older. Employees, officers and directors of Target Enterprise (“Target”) and its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, advertising, promotion, or production agencies, web masters/suppliers, and their IRS dependents and immediate family members (spouse, parents, children, siblings) and individuals residing in their same household, (whether or not related) may participate, but are NOT eligible to win a prize. By participating, contestants (and contestant’s parent/legal guardian if contestant is a minor) agree to these Official Rules. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, local laws and regulations apply. Contestant must be present to win. 

Requirements

A submission includes a publically accessible GitHub repository. In addition, please create a README in the root of the repo describing anything you would like the judges to know about your submission.  Things like how to run the application and/or get a good idea of what your code is doing.  Please either host your application online (Heroku, CloudFoundry, etc) or create a quick screen-cast of your application in action.

How to enter

To enter, contestants must submit the URL of their GitHub repository on the GR8CONF.ChallengePost.com website. All entries will consist of a publically accessible GitHub repository. All code written by contestants and submitted for judging must be licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 -- http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0. All entries must use at least one of the following GR8 technologies:

Contestants may enter as an individual, or enter with another contestant as a team. Teams are limited to no more than two (2) contestants. In the event a team wins a prize, the prize amount will be shared equally. Entries that comply with these Official Rules will be deemed “Eligible Entries” and will be included in the judging phase.  

Judges

Bobby Warner

Bobby Warner
Target

Eric Helgeson

Eric Helgeson
Target

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Heather O'Sullivan
Target

Shaun Jurgemeyer

Shaun Jurgemeyer
GR8CONF Organizer

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
  • Target APIs Used
  • Potential Relevance to Target Guests