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Bitcamp Hackathon, Spring 2016



  • Last day to ship things for event: April 2nd, 2016

Event Description

Bitcamp is a hackathon, where students from all over the country flock to the University of Maryland of a weekend of coding. They create things, solve practical problems, compete for prizes, and interact with sponsors.

Google's definition of a hackathon: an event, typically lasting several days, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming.

Event Owners

Chaoyi Zha

Fedora Representatives

more to come

Event Checklist

  • Create a Google Drive form ahead of time with name, email, contact info, major, etc. for follow-up after the event

Event Schedule

Saturday 18th, morning: check-in Sunday 19th, evening: check-out

Detailed schedules to come.


  • We need an event box # Secured for shipment to event on Apr 1st -- jbwillia :)
  • Swag to give out: pens, stickers, media? (linuxmodder will have some swag left over from CarolinaCon event to bring up as well)
  • Mentoring at Bitcamp (if you can code, please sign up)

  • On March 5th, 2016 -- Corey (linuxmodder) emailed organizers for a drop ship -- last day to ship swag / event box is Apr 2, 2016 (without incurring needless non ground shipping charges)

Important Deadlines

Create ticket Approve funds Logo authorization needed ASAP

Event Budget

Item Cost Comments
Sponsorship Trac Ticket $999
Shipping of event box $66.84 Confirmed tracking numbers Apr 2
Swag, media, flyers $- Not applicable
Travel subsidies $129.48

Travel Subsidy Requests

Travel Subsidy Requests
Each attendee requesting travel subsidies for the event should be listed here including the information requested in Sponsoring Event Attendees.
Ambassador Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Chaoyi Zha (cydrobolt) $90 $61.90
Justin W. Flory (jflory7) $50 $50.17
Mike DePaulo (mikedep333) $20 $17.41

Estimated: $160 Actual: $129.48

Event Report