Get hands-on coding experience building apps from scratch using Windows, Windows Phone or Windows Azure for a chance to win prizes! Microsoft experts will be on-hand throughout the Hackathon to help build your app every step of the way.
Frequently Asked Questions
When does the Hackathon start?
The Hackathon starts the night before the conference starts, Tuesday June 25th at 6PM.
Do I work solo or on a team?
That’s your choice. For attendees who want to be part of a team you can either build your own team or we’ll help assign you to a team on-site at the Hackathon kickoff.
How do prizes work?
To be eligible for contest prizes, you will need to build an app from scratch that uses Windows, Windows Phone, and/or Windows Azure. Every attendee is eligible to judge. Those who are interested will be given tokens that they may allocate to their favorite applications. The application to receive the most tokens will win. More details will be available at the event.
When do I work on my app?
Use any time you want during the conference to build your app. The Hackathon room is open at least until 2am every night.
Do I need to bring my own PC?
Yes, you will be responsible for bringing your own PC to build apps.
What about food?
Dinner and late-night snacks will be provided to Hackathon participants!