Can you code – or know someone who can?

Enter the Amp George! hackathon on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 November.

The challenge for the hackathon is a kiosk or mobile application to enter job seekers into a draw for the Extended Public Works Programme. This municipal initiative provides hundreds of jobs per year in George – but they need ideas on how to get off the paper system! For a more comprehensive brief, please download this PDF: Amp George! Hackathon 2013 – Brief

There will be 3 rounds to compete in… and you can win them all!

Bright Idea: Show wireframes or screen mock-ups of your proposed app. Winner takes R3000

Feature shoot-out: Demonstrate an idea or unique working feature that makes the crowd go wow! First prize: R1000, Second prize: R500, Third prize: Extra slice of pizza.

Functional Prototype: Demonstrate an actual working app with the core elements of registration, the random draw and mobile communication with participants: R10,000 cash.

Pizza and coffee will be on tap while you hack.

So, you think you have some clever ideas to solve this problem?

RSVP by signing up for the event on our Facebook page.

If you have any questions, send us a message on Facebook, or drop as a mail.

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