Palm Beach Tech AssociationPalm Beach Tech Association

October 19-21, 2018

Office Depot Headquarters



The Palm Beach Tech Hackathon is a three day event where participants form teams, vet ideas, create a project, then present their work to an expert panel of judges.

Teams will consist of engineers, designers, developers and entrepreneurs, with successful teams having a mix of these areas of expertise and winners walking away with a combination of cash and in ­kind prizes!

Friday @ 5:30 PM

Kickoff Party and Team Forming

Saturday @ 8:00 AM

Hacking Officially Begins

Sunday @ 10:00 AM

Judging Presentations & Awards Ceremony

First Place

$1,000 Cash Prize

Second Place

$750 Cash Prize

Third Place

$500 Cash Prize

Our Venue

Office Depot Headquarters

6600 N Military Trl, Boca Raton, FL 33496

We’re being hosted in the Office Depot Auditorium, accessible through the South entrance of the building – registration is required to attend in any form.


What is a Hackathon?

A hackathon is a 24-hour competition where participants form teams, vet ideas, create a project, then present their work to a panel of judges.

What makes it unique?

Our Hackathon is intended to serve our community, specifically the schools, students, and families in the Palm Beaches.

How does it work?

First you register, then form a team at the kickoff party, build your solution, and lastly present to the judges.

What to bring?

A laptop, laptop charger, phone charger, headphones, pillow, toiletries, change of clothes, and a great attitude.

Will there be food?

All meals will be provided with extra treats and plenty of coffee throughout the weekend.

Do I have to be a developer?

Definitely not! We welcome designers, writers, creatives, and anyone with an idea to participate.


The details for the official rules can be found by clicking the below.

Code of Conduct

This is the code of conduct.


Scott Singer

Mayor, Boca Raton

Gerry Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Todd Hale

Chief Information Officer


Mihai Fonoage

VP, Engineering

Todd Albert

Head of Development

Andy Parry

VP, Application Development

April Fulton

Director of Engineering

Tyler Frederick

Chief Architect


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