September 27 - 28, 2014

University of Puerto Rico - Mayagüez Campus

Rafael A. Mangual Coliseum



Main Event Details

  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez - Rafael A. Mangual Coliseum
  • Saturday, September 27, 2014 through Sunday, September 28, 2014
  • Registration Open: 10:30pm
  • Event Start: 12:00pm

Projects Presentation and Closing Ceremony
  • Figueroa Chapel Anphitheater
  • Start: 2:00pm



10:30amRegistration Open & MingleColiseum Entrance and Reception Area
12:00pmOfficial Welcoming API DemosColiseum Main Hall
1:00pmHackathon StartsColiseum Main Hall
1:45pm Oracle WorkshopTBA
2:30pm Etsy WorkshopTBA
3:15pm IBM WorkshopTBA
4:00pm JC Automation WorkshopTBA
4:45pm TCS WorkshopTBA
5:30pm Liberty WorkshopTBA
7:00pmDinnerFood Hall (2nd Floor)
7:45pm TBA WorkshopTBA
8:30pm TBA WorkshopTBA


12:00amMid-Night SurpriseFood Hall (2nd Floor)
8:00amBreakfastFood Hall (2nd Floor)
11:15amFerraouli LLCTBA
12:00pmLunchFood Hall (2nd Floor)
1:00pmHackathon FinishesColiseum Main Hall
1:30pm - 4:00pmDemo PresentationsFigueroa Chapel Amphitheater
4:00pm Awards & Final RemarksFigueroa Chapel Amphitheater
5:00pm ClosingFigueroa Chapel Amphitheater


HackPR Event Rules

  • Teams can have 1 to 4 members
  • A participant can only belong (write code) to one group
  • The use of any API is permitted; the use of our sponsor APIs is encouraged.
  • All projects presented at HackPR must be developed during the event.
  • Project contents must be general audience rated.
  • Teams retain full ownership of their projects.
  • Be respectful to other hackers
  • Everybody must be identified at all times.
  • All participants must respect and abide by hackPR rules.

Venue Rules

  • Please refrain from damaging university property.
  • No alcohol or alcohol consumption allowed.


It’s not really about the prizes, but it’s also nice to be rewarded for your efforts :)

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place
  • Best Social Hack
  • Best Educational Hack
  • Best Fitness, Health or Wellness Hack
  • Best Hardware Hack
  • Most API’s used

Sponsored Prizes

  • Intellectual Property Consulting and Mentoring by Ferraiuoli LLC
  • $400 for the Best use of Oracle technologies
  • Microsoft Kinect device for the best Kinect hack. (Devices will be available for hacking purposes)

Available API's


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