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SXSW Announces 1st Official Music Hackathon Championship

image from sxsw.comSXSW has announced the first ever official Music Hackathon Championship, and Hypebot is proud to be a media sponsor. The SXSW Music Hackathon will take place over a 24-hour period from Wednesday, March 12th - Thursday, March 13th at the Hilton Austin Downtown, with the Championship Awards Show to follow on Friday, March 14th..

Format, Rules & How To Register 

Hackers and designers will work alongside leading music and tech companies and SXSW Showcasing Artists to develop a game-changing idea for theartists, fans, and/or music industry at SXSW. Participants will include invited winners of previous worldwide music hackathons, experts from cutting-edge music tech companies, and hackers from the public at large. Groups will have 24 hours to work on their prototypes using the latest in music tech APIs. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony the following day.

To participate in the first ever SXSW Music Hackathon Championship, RSVP here

FYI, RSVPing does not guarantee that you will be a participant - all interested hackers and designers will be reviewed and contacted. SXSW badge registration is not required to participate, but encouraged.

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