We're looking for applications enabling users to score NCAA Basketball or Lacrosse, your choice. They can run on a laptop, Android tablet, iOS device, or anything else you can hack on. Basketball and Lacrosse are fast games so a lot can happen in only few short moments: creative interfaces, clean design, and ease of use are all important. Your mission, using our API, is to write the best scoring application we've ever used.
Right now the competition is only open to college/university students 18 or older who are legal residents of the United States. We welcome lone rangers, as well as focused teams of up to six burning the midnight oil.
We need your scoring application by 4/09/2012 -- but to be clear we don't expect to you have a finished "product" by then. We want enough so that we can experience what your vision is. Think of it like making a prototype.
To register, click here -- we can't wait to see what you make!
No. There is no arbitrary limit on the potential number of semi-finalists. If you submit a good taste in the first round, and we invite you to improve it, your team will receive $500.
Generally yes. The competition rules say "any PC/MAC operating system" which we mean to include just about everything. For example, Windows Phone 7 / 8 / WinRT are allowed even if they are not called out specifically in the competition rules as permitted. Furthermore, WebApps are also permitted (as they run on the target OS of "any PC/MAC operating system" via web browsers). If you are in doubt, don't hesitate to contact us.
The competition is currently restricted to residents of the United States and the District of Columbia 18 years of age or older who have access to a .EDU email address.
Unfortunately, due to work-status, taxation and a variety of other issues relating to non-resident status, the competition is only open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia 18 years of age or older.