Sponsor guide

HackCU is thrilled to have you as a sponsor this year at HackCU VI! We appreciate all of your support for this event and it couldn’t happen without you. We have created this short logistics guide to explain the outline and location of the event. Please feel free to email mackenzie@hackcu.org or kevin@hackcu.org with any additional questions.


Date

February 22nd and February 23rd, 2020

Time

February 22nd: 8:00 AM - February 23rd: 4:00 PM.

Where

Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotech Building, 3415 Colorado Ave

Boulder, CO 80303

Parking

Check out our parking map below.

Check-in

Check-in will be at the South entrance closest to Colorado Ave. Please feel free to get a badge and lanyard, and either Kevin or Mackenzie will meet you here. Please feel free to arrive at 7:30 AM on Saturday to set up your table for the event. Hackers will begin checking in at 8 AM.

Parking :car:

The JSCBB lot #543 is located on the northwest corner of the building. The lot is free after 5:00pm on weekdays and all day on weekends. Please park in this lot if you plan to drive.

JSCBB Parking


Preliminary schedule

Check out our live page for our most recently updated complete schedule.

Here are some important times to be aware of:

February 22nd (Saturday)

  • 8:00 AM - Arrival and Check-in
  • 8:00 AM - Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM - Career Fair
  • 11:00 AM - Opening Ceremonies
  • 12:00 PM - Team Formation
  • 12:00 PM - Hacking Begins!
  • 12:00 PM - Lunch
  • 1:00 PM - Intro workshops
  • 6:00 PM - Dinner
  • 11:00 PM - Late Night Dessert

February 23rd (Sunday)

  • 8:00 AM - Breakfast
  • 12:00 PM - Lunch
  • 12:00 PM - Hacking Ends!
  • 12:30 PM - Project Expo!
  • 3:00 PM - Closing Ceremonies

What do you do with swag?

Participants love company swag! If you have a table, feel free to bring it for your table. If you don’t have a table but still have swag to give out, contact us and we will put it out for you.

How can I join Slack?

Get onto our Slack at here to communicate with participants, mentors, other sponsors and the admin team.

Will there be food and drinks?

We will be providing all meals, snacks and drinks, and you are allowed to eat and drink anything at the event!

What information should I provide for my company challenge?

If you are holding challenge during HackCU, we recommend you to provide with the following:

  • Challenge name: How should we call your challenge?
  • Prize: What will the winners get on your challenge?
  • Description: This can be a document. Should provide answers to the following questions:
    • What is the challenge?
    • What your company is looking for?
    • What is provided to help hackers solve the challenge? Provide links to any resources here as well.
    • How will hacks be judged? What makes a hack win?
    • Project examples

Please provide this as soon as you have it. We will publish it our live page and devpost. You can provide us with a link to documentation to reference to hackers.


Social Media

Make sure to tag social media posts related to the event with #HackCU. Add us on social media to get updates on event information!


More questions?

Email us at contact@hackcu.org! You can also reach out to us on our Twitter or Facebook.