Develop the next generation of engaging NFL stories using the provided NFL Next Gen Stats Data. Using the raw location data, you’ll demo new innovations of real time game pattern recognition that educates the fans and demonstrates the game in ways that have never been seen before. Teams should avoid simply visualizing the data or playback of data.
What information or patterns can you surface out of the data that can provide new insight into the game, educate the fan, or demonstrate the game in ways never before seen?
Grand Prize - $10,000 and the team will fly roundtrip to the NFL LA campus for a day, demo their hack to NFL engineers & staff, and tour the NFL Media Field House & Gridiron Studios of the NFL Network
6:30-8:30 pm Pre-NFL Hackathon Virtual Session via WebEx and Release of first Sample of Data
6:00- 8:00 pm Happy Hour/Hackathon Kick-Off with NFL Engineers!
9:00am - Doors Open & Breakfast
10:00am - Opening Ceremony & Presentations
11:00am - Play With Data
12:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm - Breakout Session & Coding Begins
6:00pm - Dinner
10:00pm - Pitch Workshop
12:00am - Midnight Snack
12:00- 8:00am - Hack through the night*
*Although staying overnight isn’t required, we highly recommend it.
7:00am - Breakfast
11:30am - Lunch
12:00pm - Submission Deadline
1:00pm - Judging Begins
2:30pm - Awards
3:00pm - Closing