#Innovate

Competition

Student groups will team with military and industry IT professionals to compete in 3 separate events:

Big Data/Application Build and Pitch, Network and Systems Administration and Esports.

Each event will be scored separately, prizes will be awarded (1st, 2nd and 3rd) in each event, and an overall winner will be recognized (composite total score of all events).

Application Build and Pitch Presentation - 125 pts

Collaborative teams will create innovative technology solutions for managing, analyzing and displaying big data.

Stakeholders from the medical, city planning, education and logistics communities will provide subject matter expertise throughout the weekend to assist in solutioning.

In addition, an agile SCRUM master and technical experts from market leading data science and analytics (Google) will provide training sessions to prepare you for the weekend.

Network and Systems Administration Challenge - 75 pts

Each team will need to resolve Azure and traditional Networking issues to restore communication to a client application. Teams will be evaluated based on their ability to restore proper network communications.



Esports Event - 50 pts

Each team will select a member to participate in a double elimination SMASH BROS tournament. This tournament will be played using the popular Nintendo Switch gaming system; points will be awarded for wins.

Bonus Points - 25 pts

Awarded at the final round of app build and pitch.

Register Now

Industry Groups are $100 while Military and Student Groups are FREE.

If you are registering in the industry or student categories, please register your whole group using the link below.

The event staff will pair you accordingly and notify you of your additional teammates once registration closes on Aug 20th.