IEEE Hack Chicago Challenge 2014

IEEE Hack Chicago Challenge 2014

Sep 26, 2014. | By: Eric Tendian

IEEE Hack Chicago Challenge 2014 ­- Sign up today at

Take the Challenge… Registration is free, win prizes for the best Apps submitted!
Our Goal: Encourage the development of creative applications to engage and serve Chicagoland’s diverse community, while using data from the City of Chicago’s data portal

Create a mobile or web-based application that:

  • Provides a service that is friendly, convenient, and will enhance services for Chicago and the Chicagoland area
  • Enriches the activities of Chicago residents, businesses and visitors
  • Utilizes data from the City of Chicago data portal:

Open to all individuals or teams, who will compete for 1st, 2nd & 3rd in 3 Contest Divisions:

  • Youth (ages 13­-17)
  • Collegiate (18 or over, and enrolled as university students)
  • Professional


  • Registration is open now…
  • Kick-off event will be on the evening of Oct 1, 2014 at Motorola Mobility in the Merchandise Mart,


  • Submissions due by Oct 15, 2014
  • Award ceremony for winners will be on Nov 6, 2014 at the IEEE Chicago Section Symposium & Exhibition hosted by Motorola Solutions in Schaumburg

HCC’14 is hosted by the Chicago Section as a proud participant of a worldwide initiative of the IEEE Computer Society STC on eGovernment in support of globalization

Sponsors include: Google, Midwest Real Estate Data, Server Central, Innov8tec, Stratus Concepts, Motorola Mobility, Angel Hack, and Illinois Science & Technology Coalition

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