Find out more about the requirements for participating in the Go Code Colorado competition that challenges multidisciplinary teams to turn public data into useful business insights and tools.
Use Public Data to Deliver Solutions or Insights for a Business Decision-Maker
To participate in the Go Code Colorado competition, participants must follow rules and Go Code Colorado policies. In addition to being a person at least 14 years of age (under 18 must provide proof of parental consent) who legally resides in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Read the Rules and Judging Criteria to learn all requirements and guidelines of the competition.
GitHub is a development platform that allows Go Code Colorado participants to host and review code, manage projects and build software alongside other developers. As a partner to Go Code Colorado, GitHub is providing a “GoCodeColorado” organization account, where all teams are required to push the code for their competition entries. For more details about GitHub, and all In-Kind Tech for the competition, read Additional Resources under the Data menu.
The Go Code Colorado competition is made up of a series of events that engage the entire state.
- Kick-Off(s) – Western Slope Feb 20, 2019 and Front Range – Feb 27, 2019
Go Code Colorado organizers recommend that anyone interested in the competition attends this celebration of Colorado tech and entrepreneurship, which includes the launch of the 2019 Go Code Colorado Challenge.
- Challenge Day(s) – Western Slope and Front Range
Challenge Day occurs on both the Front Range and Western Slope. All competing teams are required to have a presence at Challenge Day. Check back soon for more information about the 2019 Challenge Day. Locations:
- Front Range – Denver
- Western Slope – Grand Junction
- Final Competition Event: Denver – May 30, 2019
Everyone is invited to watch the 12 finalist teams pitch their entries before a panel of judges.
Here are all the ways you can stay informed about Go Code Colorado:
- Join our email newsletter.
- RSVP to attend a Challenge Day event and we’ll provide access to Go Code Colorado #Slack, which includes the following channels: #findateam, #find-a-mentor, #data, and other channels related to tech resources.
- Follow us:
#GoCodeColorado #GoCodeCO #PublicData (#publicdata) #OpenData (#opendata)
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