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Hello Everybody!

let's get ready to Hack

In partnership with Code for Sacramento, a Code for America brigade, and e.Republic, we’re bringing together citizens across disciplines – developers, analysts, writers, designers, managers, and innovators. This is a collaborative event for an opportunity to compete for cash prizes and innovate for the good of Sacramento County.

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Across 6 weeks, we’ll challenge citizens to build solutions based off of Sacramento County’s Open Data Portal.

Watch Kick Off Videos

Event Dates

Launch Event:

Tuesday March 1, 2016

Submission Deadline:

Monday April 11, 2016 | 11:59p.m.

Closing Event:

Tuesday April 12, 2016 | 6-9p.m.
Board Chambers
700 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

What You Get

(besides a better community)

First Prize:

$5,000

Second Prize:

$3,000

Third Prize:

$2,000

Who the Hack Are You?

everyone hacks at something

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Idea-Hack Concepts that benefit your County
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Design-Hack Visuals to inspire your County
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Code-Hack Functionality that improves your County
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Write-Hack Communication that enlightens your County
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OpenData-Hack Analysis that empowers your County
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Leader-Hack Project management that changes your County

Hacks of the World

examples of local civic solutions

Rules

play fair, or don't play at all

Download Rules
Evaluation Criteria

Teams will present their solutions and be judged on:

  1. Innovation and creativity behind the solution
  2. User-friendliness, usability, and accessibility of the solution
  3. Feasibility and sustainability of implementing the final solution
  4. Applicability to Sacramento County and use of Open Data sets
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