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HALF Hackathon!

Oct 19, 2019 · Bogotá, Colombia

Hosted by Bogota Dev. We are scheduling a half hackathon (SCRAMBLE EDITION) with our students. We are so excited to be hosting this mini hackathon. HACKATHON IS FREE!


1. Each official team will have up to 4 members.
2. Participants can only enter with ONE additional friend/peer to be on their team.
3. Teams will be announced by Nicolle & Granger on the week of the event.
4. Winning team will receive PRIZES! (more details to come soon...)
5. Participants are not allowed to have coded in advance.
6. No bullying, we have a strict "be kind" policy. Any negative comments to one another will result in the participants immediate removal from the hackathon.

The topic of our hackathon will be TOURISM IN COLOMBIA!
We have a lot of experience with people for the US, Australia, Canada, China and Chile coming to visit or coming to Bogota to take a coding bootcamp! You (the hacker) are challenged to solve some of the issues that all the tourist face when visiting Colombia.

The following are examples of issues tourist {can} have while visiting Colombia:
1. How to get data on my phone?
2. How to get around, what apps should I download?
3. How to order lunch? Where's the menu!?
4. How do I get to and from the airport safely?
5. Ways to meet tour guides.
6. Ways to communicate even though I don't speak spanish.
7. Affordable places to stay while I'm traveling around Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena, etc.

10:00- 11:00 am - We are mingling and going over the rules! Teams will be announced and introduced!
11:00- 1:30 pm - Start planning and preparing your code.
1:30- 2:30 pm - Lunch Break (not mandatory)
2:30-9:15 pm: CODE
9:20- 10:20 pm- Code presentations. 3 Minutes each presentation.
10:20- 10:40 pm - Judges pick winner.
11:00 pm - We say goodbye!

More details about the event will be posted shortly.

Event organizers
  • Bogotá Web Development Meetup

    We are going to do events where we teach you different aspects of fullstack web development. We are focusing our courses on JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, and HTML. Our workshops are conducted in English. We also offer space at our location to startups and individuals looking to get some work done. We will do some events in the co-working field where startups will have the opportunity to get to know other local startups!  Most of our meet-up events are connected to our web development course, Bogota Bootcamp.

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