3rd annual event to bring together best coders and creative designers

VIA Metropolitan Transit announces the 3rd Annual VIA GoCodeSA Codeathon, an event designed to bring together the best coders, designers, and tech experts in the area, and challenge them to turn bright transit ideas into potential transit innovation for our region. Teams will compete for cash prizes.

VIA Invites Contestants to Enter “VIA GoCodeSA Codeathon”GoCodeSA is free for participants, who will be eligible for cash prizes based on their work. Applicants must register as a group, each composed of at least two and at most five individuals, age 18 and older. The Codeathon judges will conduct reviews and select the top three entries.

The registration deadline is February 15, 2019, and is limited to the first 175 registrants. Visit gocodesa.com to register.

GoCodeSA is from Feb. 22-24, 2019, at Trinity University’s Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI), West Campus Lane, in San Antonio.

Codeathon teams can work on any type of project (web apps, mobile apps, wearable solutions, data visualizations, algorithms, or visual mock-ups, for example). Information about Codeathon and this year’s challenges are posted on gocodesa.com.

Challenges will be posted to GoCodeSA.com/challenges and will focus on public transportation. Participants can choose to work on a provided challenge, but are not limited to them. Projects will be judged on impact, innovation, and technical achievement.

For more information about this event or sponsorship opportunities, visit gocodesa.com/sponsorship/.

Current sponsors include Trinity University, CivTech SA, Harris Dailey-Wells, Geekdom, Trapeze Group, Codeup, Jungle Disk, Cisco Meraki, USAA, SWBC, IKE Smart City, Brooks, Intech Southwest, and HNTB.