Runtime Quartz Hack

If you can think it, you can build it. Use Esri's ArcGIS platform APIs and Quartz Runtime SDKs and bring your world into view.

Official Rules

Official rules for the Runtime Quartz Hack

Event Dates

December 15, 16, 2016.

Team entry period

Team entry start: Thursday, December 15 at 9:00 AM.

Team entry deadline: Thursday, December 15 at 10:59 AM.

Hacking period

December 15-16, 2016.

Team hacking start: Thursday, December 15 at 11:00 AM.

Team hacking ends: Friday, December 16 at 1:59 PM.

Submission period

Submission deadline: Friday, December 16, 2:00 PM.

Presentation start: Friday, December 16, 2:00 PM.

Presentation period: Friday, December 16, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

Judging period

Judging start: Friday, December 16, 2:00 PM (or when the first team presentation begins.)

Winners announced: Friday, December 16, 4:00 PM.

Eligibility

Open to employees of Esri only.

Participants must be able to appear in-person at Esri headquarters or via Skype/Lync over Esri's VPN.

Participants can form teams of up to 6 individuals.

Teams must declare participation by the Team entry deadline.

Submission Requirements

Submissions will be judged on content developed during the hackathon submission period only. Any component developed before the hackathon submission period is not eligible for judging.

All teams must declare their participation by the Team entry deadline by completing the team entry form.

All code must be submitted to a Github repository and available for the judges and event organizers to access.

The submitted solution must build and run in a standalone app on a PC or Mac computer or in a simulator running on a PC or Mac computer.

All projects submitted must use at least one of the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs in some way. Projects submitted that do not use a Runtime SDK are not eligible for judging and prizes.

All submitting teams must be able to perform a 5-minute presentation of their solution. Teams may present in-person, via videoconference, or by submitting a video of their presentation. When presenting in-person at least one team representative must be on site during the presentation period at the specific time requested. When presenting via videoconference at least one team representative must be online during the presentation period at the specific time requested. When submitting a video the video must be submitted at the beginning of the presentation period.

If any additional hardware is used it will not be considered in the judging. If additional hardware is required it is the teams responsibility to make it available to the judges during the judging period.

Submission Rights & Display

Esri maintains full rights to the resulting project and maintains the right to continue further development of the idea.

Esri will have the right to include the project on its website.

Prizes & Winner Selection

One prize will be awarded to an overall winning project as determined by the judges. The overall prize will be a trophy awarded to the winning team.

There will be three first prize winners, one in each of the three categories, as determined by the judges.

There will be three second prize winners, one in each of the three categories, as determined by the judges.

The judges will be instructed to grade the projects on a scoring of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest) in the following categories:

The score is determined by adding all the scores across all the judging criteria categories for each contest judge.

The winner is the team with the highest total score.

The first prize winner is the team with the highest score in each of their respective selected categories (after removal of the overall winner.)

The second prize winner is the team with the next highest score in each of their respective selected categories (after removal of the overall winner and the first place winner in that category.)

In the case of a tie, the prize will be awarded to the team that presented first.

In the case not enough projects are completed in a given category then no prize will be awarded in that category.

Code of conduct

All participants are required to abide by Esri's code of conduct.