The third annual Boston Baseball Hack Day on March 2nd, 2014, is a fun, friendly one-day hacking competition for baseball fans. The event will be held at Boston Globe, 135 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA

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The third annual Boston Baseball Hack Day on March 2nd, 2014, is a fun, friendly one-day hacking competition for baseball fans. 

Event hashtag: #HackBaseball

The event will be held at the Boston Globe, 135 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA, a walking distance from MBTA Red Line "JFK/UMass" stop. 

It is the day where area baseball minds come together and see what cool projects can be created within a limited time. The project could be (but is not limited to) a tool, app, website, or data visualization. Baseball Hack Day is a free event thanks to our generous sponsors.

 

Find out more at our webiste: BaseballHackDay.com

Boston detail is at BaseballHackDay.com/boston

See what we did last year http://baseballhackday.com/2013 and two-years ago http://baseballhackday.com/2012 to get an idea.

New to hack days? Have no fear. There'll be people of all skill levels and skill sets participating. See our resources in github wiki (https://github.com/baseballhackday/2014-data-and-resources/wiki/Resources-and-ideas,-2014), check out our inspiration blog on tumblr (http://baseballhackday.tumblr.com/), and follow us on Twitter @BaseballHackDay(https://twitter.com/baseballhackday)

View full rules

Eligibility

You have to be at the event to be considered for a prize.

Requirements

Hacks could be (but are not limited to) a tool, application, software, website, or data visualization and may be built using any programing language and platform that you choose. Teams can be of any size, but awards are only given to up to four individuals.

Judges

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Kyle Glossy
MLB Advanced Media

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Dan Brooks
BrooksBaseball.net

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Matt Pepin
Sports Editor Boston.com

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Ben Romy
MLB Advanced Media

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Jeff Morin
MLB Advanced Media

Judging Criteria

  • Design/Presentation
  • Creativity/Originality
  • Functionality/Execution
  • API usage (for SportsData/SeatGeek awards)
    For Best use of Sports Data API and Best use of SeatGeek API awards.