Hackeroo is a music hackathon for Bonnaroo
The challenge is to create innovative uses for the fan-generated content at Bonnaroo and to memorialize and share the experience of Bonnaroo using the best of web and mobile technology.
Are you a talented developer or designer? Do you love music and want to show off your skills at one the biggest music festivals in the world? Do you love free food and hanging with badass hackers?
To apply for Hackeroo, shoot us an email with your name, location, experience and why you want to be a part of the Hackeroo challenge.
Include a resume or CV.
Tickets & Backstage Passes for Bonnaroo with accommodations in the private Hackeroo campsite and exclusive artist meet and greet opportunities.
Do the participants retain the IP?
Yes, you maintain your IP and own the code you write!
How do these apps fit in with the Official app?
They are meant to augment the bonnaroo digital experience, not replace it.
Do all team members have to be at the event?
One person must be present at all times to maintain prize eligibility.
Can you bring in a project that you've already been working on?
Yes. You are required to make something new on top of it during the 24 hr period.
Can you bring a project that have already been published?
Yes, as long as you make an addition to it that is made in the 24 hr period and is relevant to the Challenge.
Can you leverage open source software that's already existing?
Of course. Use your favorite boilerplate. All API's are fair game. Got gists you love? Use em!
Are there limits to what technologies can be used?
Does it have to be mobile accessible?
Mobile optimization is preferred and encouraged. It's 2013!
Does it have to be cross-platform?
We encourage this. HTML5 is a beautiful thing.
Are native mobile apps allowed at all?
No. We dont want to deal with app stores and platform requirements.
Will the code quality be judged?
No its solely based on functionality. But reuasable code is always encouraged.
Does the source code have to be accessible?
No but you are in charge of keeping it private if this is your wish. Remember Github public repos are free!
Will we be verifying that all work was done at the event?
No we will verify that work was done at the event. More the merrier is our Mantra.
Are there limits to team sizes?
Teams will be capped at a reasonable number for the projects needs. Prizes are awarded to the team and split.
What if a 5 person team wins 2 tickets to something?
Decide amongst yourselves.... Or we will make a randomization app for you to decide who goes.
What will the judges be using as criteria to judge?
Prize sponsors pick their winners unless they defer to the judges. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize packages will be awarded by the judges. These prize packages and criteria will be laid out at the beginning of the event.