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HACKATHON DETAILS
Create an amazing meme app on Android. Develop it from scratch in 8 hours (8am-4pm) and impress our judges! This hackathon is individual only. You will not be competing in teams.

REGISTRATION
You must apply first before you can participate in the hack. Please apply here by Nov 7th. You will be notified of the status of your application by Nov 8th as well as receive additional logistical information a bit closer to the date. 

REQUIREMENTS
You must apply and be accepted to attend the event. You must bring your own laptop and an Android Device (phone and/or mobile tablet) with Ice Cream Sandwich or newer operating system.

SCHEDULE
7:30 AM     Registration | Breakfast
8:00 AM     Welcome and Hackathon Kickoff
                   We will take a few minutes to go over rules and guidelines.
8:30 AM     HACK!
                   Code away! Googlers will be on hand if you need any assistance
12:00 PM   Lunch
                   Lunch will be served, but snacks and beverages will be provided throughout the whole day.
4:00 PM     Demo Your Apps!
                   Present your work to the Googler Judges and your fellow hackers.
6:00 PM      Judges Deliberate | Happy Hour
                   Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and beer/wine while the Judges deliberate.
7:00 PM     Awards Ceremony
                   Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 best apps!
8:00 PM     Good Night!

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BRING TO THE HACKATHON
Your laptop
Your Android Device (running Ice Cream Sandwich or newer operating system)
Your competitive spirit!

WHAT WE'LL PROVIDE
Wi-fi
Assistance from engineers if needed
Google swag for every attendee
Food & Beverages!

WINNING
See the official rules for details, but the conditions for winning the hackathon are summarized below:
+ Each application will be evaluated by the Judges based on the following criteria: originality, creativity, and good use of Android coding practices.
+ Applications that contain offensive or inappropriate content, as determined by Google, will be disqualified.

PRIZES
1st place winner: You'll win lunch with our VP of Engineering, Johanna Wright. This is your chance to sit down and have a heart to heart with the VP of Google, Mobile!
2nd and 3rd place winners: Trophies plus tons of fun, awesome Google swag!
                                           

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