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Mobile App Design Contest 9.0

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Brainstorm. Design. Demo. Pace’s annual Mobile App Design Contest plugs in on Friday, March 5. Get started drafting an idea for an app, and be sure your team is ready for this all-day hackathon event.

The Pace Mobile App Design Contest is a popular all-day hackathon event where participants form teams to create a concept mobile application using any tool (e.g., or a scripting/programming language (e.g., HTML5) and demo it for an audience and judging panel. Prizes are awarded based on judges’ expert opinions. It’s an excellent way to:

  • >> Learn how to design mobile apps;
  • >> Win cash prizes;
  • >> Get an opportunity to collaborate with other Pace students;
  • >> Receive feedback from a broader audience and industry experts; and
  • >> Use your design in the Pitch Contest or other avenues to strengthen your concept.

Only Pace students are allowed to participate in the hackathon, which takes place Friday, March 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Registered participants will form teams of two to four members who must be students from at least two different Pace schools or colleges at Pace University. At 5:00 p.m., each team will have three minutes to demonstrate their mobile application.

Ready to get started? Review the rundown of scheduled events and apply today. We’re excited to see what you come up with!