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eCraft Hackathon Challenge 2017


eCraft Hackathon Challenge 2017

13.10-14.10.2017// Wolffintie 36 F2, Vaasa

Welcome to the eCraft Hackathon Challenge 2017 where students will have the chance to challenge eCraft's developers and win amazing prices! The event will be organized at eCraft Vaasa on the 13.10-14.10.2017.

Gather your team, create an idea for an application or a game and come show us what you've got! The winning team will win a price and  eCraft will offer one participant the chance to do their thesis for eCraft. This is a great opportunity to even get hired by eCraft! The event is free for all students.  

Please register by 2.10.2017. 



Friday 13.10.2017

15.00 Welcome & Introduction to the task & rules
Tomas Lepistö, Technical Lead, eCraft
15.30 Latest technologies and visual trends – see how eCraft put them into action
Thomas Raivio – Aurelia Framework Guru
Petteri Lehtonen – UX Architect
16.00 Hackathon begins
16.00 > Coding, pizza, playing X-box, the possibility to sleep at the eCraft office

Saturday 14.10 

8.00-9.00 Breakfast
11.00 Teams present their solutions 
12.00 Winners are announced/ Price ceremony
13.00 > Hackathon ends


Judging criteria

  • You can use the tools and resources that are free for personal use, no paid resources are allowed
  • The more team members you have, more fancy stuff is expected
  • Entertainment value gives extra points
  • Code quality gives extra points
  • Using new technologies gives extra points (Machine learning, IoT, Azure stuff etc.)
  • The Business value of the application gives extra points


Gather a team of 2-4 people and create an idea for an application or a game. For the Hackathon, you will need to bring your own laptop and Visual Studio 2017 or any other preferred development tool. You will also need to have a bit bucket account. If you'd like to sleep during the Hackathon, please bring your own mattress and a sleeping bag together with your toiletry. Also, remember to tell your possible food allergies in the registration form.  In case you have any questions about the event, please don't hesitate to contact:  Tomas Lepistö,, 040 185 0699

Each member of your team needs to fill out their own individual registration form. Please register by 2.10.2017. 


Earlier Event: October 12
Adaptive Insights User Group
Later Event: October 26
Visualize Your World 2017