Hackathon Event Flow

Event Flow Subject to Change. All programming to take place inside Studios A + B, or in the courtyard at Capitol Records, 1750 Vine St.

June 2

  • 10:00AM API, Supporting Sponsors Set Up

  • 11:00AM - 12:45PM Hacker Registration

  • 11:00AM - 1:00PM Office Hours - API Sponsors

  • 1:00PM Welcoming and Introductions

  • 1:05PM Artist Pep Talk & Performance by Capitol Artist

  • 1:15PM Introduce Mentors

  • 1:20PM API Presentations (2 Mins each sponsor)

  • 1:35 Creative teams break off into Studio A Mixing Room, Studio B Mixing Room, Studio C Mixing Room, and 12th floor writing room

  • 1:35PM - 2:10PM – Idea Pitches

  • 2:15PM Teams Form & Hacking Begins – API support + Mentor Office Hours begin.

  • 5:00PM Break Refresh - Coffee break refresh, light snacks and drinks (creative teams will be hosting demos with developers inside the Studio A mixing room during this time)

  • 7:30PM - 8:30PM Dinner

  • 8:30PM - Hacking continues overnight

June 3

  • 7:30AM Breakfast

  • 9:45AM Presentation Pitch Practice Begins

  • 12:10 PM Cut off Hacking and build run of show

  • 12:15PM -1:00PM LUNCH

  • 1:00PM Judges Arrive

  • 1:00PM Doors open for audience

  • 1:30PM Intro. Presentations Begin (one minute presentations. one minute question for software developers)*** 2:55PM Presentations/ Judging Cease HARD STOP

  • 3:00PM- 3:15PM Judges Deliberate. Creative teams showcase of their finished content pieces

  • 3:15PM - 3:30PM Sponsor/ API Prizes & Finalists Announced and Presentation + Awards

  • 4:00PM Mixer – Capitol Courtyard