Dec 5 2012
Vegas Win8 Hackathon $1000 first prize SoCal Code Camp

Sharing this from our friends at SoCal Code Camp
Hey Socal Devs,
Want to go to Vegas and Win $1000.00?
This is going to be a short email but since many of you on this list live within a 4 hour drive to Las Vegas, I thought I would let you know of the opportunity.


After learning about building Windows 8 applications in the past few months, Now why don’t you turn all that work into a chance to win $$.


Register here:


Windows 8 Unleashed Hack-a-thon at MGM Grand 

Join us for a Windows 8 Unleashed Hackathon.

Sunday December 9th 4:30 – 10pm at the MGM Grand (Room to be announced).

Spend 5 hours building your Windows 8 Application and show it off at the end for a chance to win cash prizes.


1st Prize $1000.00

2nd Prize $400.00

3rd Prize TBD (Possibly an Xbox )


Register Here:


Rules for the Hackathon

(Food will be served… transportation and housing will NOT)


1.)    Windows 8 applications that you already started are allowed to be entered in the hackathon.

2.)    The applications CANNOT already be submitted to the Windows 8 Store (new applications only)

3.)    You can work in teams or individually. (If you work in teams and win a prize, it is up to you to decide how to split it. There is only ONE prize per winning team or individual NOT individual prizes for each team member)

4.)    You can submit Windows 8 applications using XAML and C# (or c++) or Javascritp HTML5 for Windows RT

5.)    You can submit Windows 8 Games for Windows RT

6.)    You will have 3 minutes at the end of the night to present your application or game.

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