Welcome To The Disrupt NY Hackathon

Let the coding begin! Over 1,000 hackers have filed into the Manhattan Center and are diligently banging out code and tearing apart APIs. Over the next 24 hours these teams will work furiously, powered by Red Bull and Nerf Gun tomfoolery, to create a stunning application or hardware project.

Starting tomorrow at 11:30, these teams will present on the massive Disrupt stage. The presentations are open to the public and live-streamed on TechCrunch.

All the hacks will be judged by a panel of local experts and graded on a scale of 1-5. Those teams whose hacks received a 3 or higher rating will receive two tickets to Disrupt. Please note these tickets are not transferable once the conference starts Monday morning.

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General notes

  • Register and submit your access on ChallengePost.
  • Please stay off the raised platform in the middle of the room.
  • Use the Disrupt wifi access point.

Schedule of Events for TechCrunch Hackathon at the Manhattan Center

Saturday, May 2, 2015

12:30pm – Registration opens (come fed or bring a brown bag lunch, beverages served)
Dedicated area for people to network to form hack teams

1:30pm – Hacking Kickoff

2:00 – 6:00pm – API workshops scheduled in 30 minute intervals (To Be Announced)

7:00pm – Dinner

Midnight – Food and snacks, courtesy of our many sponsors

Sunday, May 3, 2015

7:00am – Breakfast served

9:30am – Hacking concludes and hacks submitted to wiki

10:00am – General public welcome to enter to attend hackathon presentations

11:00am – Hackathon presentations begin

2:00pm* – Hackathon will conclude with final awards and recognitions will be provided by the judges. *The final awards may be held earlier or later depending on the duration of hack presentations.

– Please note, times are subject to change

Resources for Hackers:
For up-to-the-minute details on Twitter, follow #hackdisrupt