NBA HACKATHON
September 23 & 24, 2017
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New York City
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OVERVIEW

On September 23rd and 24th, 2017, student statisticians, developers and engineers will take part in the second annual NBA Hackathon. This year’s Hackathon will feature two tracks, basketball analytics and business analytics. Teams accepted to the Hackathon will work for 24 hours building tools to solve challenging and important problems in the NBA. Their work will be presented to panels of expert judges and an audience of NBA personnel, media, invited guests, and the other competitors. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams of each track, with a grand prize that will include lunch with NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, and a trip to NBA All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles. 

Note: the NBA Hackathon is open only to undergraduate and graduate students studying at accredited universities in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec).

BASICS
NEW YORK CITY
End: September 24, 2017, 1:30 PM
Start: September 23, 2017, 7:30 AM
Venue To Be Announced

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Prizes

First Place Teams: Lunch with NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver; a trip to NBA All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles; free tickets to a game in an arena of the team’s choosing; $600 gift card to the NBA Store; JBL Product

Second Place Teams: Free tickets to a game in an arena of the team’s choosing; $600 gift card to the NBA Store; JBL Product

Third Place Teams: $600 gift card to the NBA Store; JBL Product

Registration

Those interested in competing must apply on the website. Please note that there are limited spots available and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with acceptances to the Hackathon based on the strength of applications.

Judging

The panel of judges will consist of NBA league office personnel, NBA team representatives, and academics.