Come participate in the Microsoft Build 2016 Hackathon. This hackathon will incorporate multiple tiers of challenges by including various Microsoft technologies and APIs. We will have folks on hand from all of the product groups to assist you through your coding and the hackathon challenges.
$20,100 in prizes
One (1) Web/Mobile App/Cloud Services Category Prize
One (1) Web/Mobile App/Cloud Services Category Prize: $300 of Azure Credits and a one-year Office 365 Subscription for each member of the winning team, and cash value of $4,700.
Approximate Retail Value per person $1,340
One (1) Windows Development Category Prize
One (1) Windows Development Category Prize: A Kinect Sensor for Xbox One for each member of the winning team, and cash value of $4,700.
Approximate Retail Value per person: $1,040
One (1) Apps and Game Development Category Prize
One (1) Apps and Game Development for the entry with the best incorporation of 3D printer
The prize is five (5) make/model 3D print for each member of the winning team, and cash value of $4,700.
Approximate Retail Value per person: $1640
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
You must be attending the conference.
You will need a developer laptop with access to the Internet.
- YouTube video of solution, under 5 minutes long
- Link to working app
- VC-style pitch to judges
How to enter
We are at capacity and will not longer be accepting registration for participation.
This hackathon is free to register for anyone who is attending the Build 2016 conference. Just register through this DevPost hackathon site.
Web/Mobile App/Cloud Services Category
Required: Azure on the backend Optional: - Azure App Service or AD or ML - ASP.NET - MS Graph - NodeJS - Containers - Cognitive Services - Bing API - Hosted Web App - Front End web development - Xamarin
Required: UWP Optional: - Adaptive Design - Hosted Web App (Westminster, HWA-CLI, ManifoldJS) - Office Add-ins - Cortana - Ink - Identity - 3D Printing
Apps and Game Development
Optional: - Unity - VS Tools for Unity - Apache Cordova using Visual Studio - Xamarin using Visual Studio - Hosted Web App (Visual Studio, HWA-CLI, ManifoldJS) - 3D Printing