Frequently Asked Questions

When will the WITI IoT Hackathon take place?

The WITI IoT Hackathon will take place virtually between May 1st - June 30th.

What hashtag should we be using?

Tell the world what you are working on! Please use #witihack and #bluemix while tweeting.

Who can participate in the Challenge?

Anyone can participate in the WITI IoT Hackathon as the challenge requires individuals with a broad range of skills. Engineers, technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators, students, entrepreneurs are encouraged to join!

When does registration for participants open?

Participant registration should open May 1st, 2015. Later you can form a project team from a challenge page.

Is there a minimum age required for participation in Space Apps?

We do not set a minimum age for participation.

How will teams be put together?

Grab a few friends and get going! If you're a talented individual looking for a team, you can easily connect through our hackathon community page. We encourage you to virtually meet new people and collaborate with those who may have different skills sets they can bring to the table.

How many team members can we have?

Teams can be as large or as small as you want! We suggest anywhere from 1-4 participants.

Do all team members have to register?

All team members must register on the WITI hackathon site so we can be sure we have resources to support everyone who will be participating. Moreover, you will not be able to add your team members to your project page if they have not registered on WITI's page.