COMING SOON!
10-11 March 2018

YOUR DIGITAL PASSION!
PLAY SPORT WITH YOUR SMART APPS!
SPORTS HACKATHONS BULGARIA
"I know what I can do, so I never doubt myself."
Usain Bolt
Sports Technology,
Applications & Data
Sports Education
Sports Games

  • Design and prototype a software solution for measuring sports movements (speed, height, distance, etc.) and visualizing them in a creative way. You can use a diversity of OSS tools, and technologies such as PureData (PD), Processing , etc. This can be a suggestion about an application project for iOS/technology to identify and analyze the movements of footballers/baseball players when they throw/kick the ball. 
  • Suggest a solution to use of open sports data. You can experiment with datasets on open data portals ( UK , etc.).
  • Just be creative and develop a project on your own!
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  • Suggest a project for a web-based platform (such as djet or smartbuilder) and propose MOOC Sports Education Courses in Bulgarian.
  • Propose an innovative solution for sports education. This can be a concept to accelerate sports knowledge creation, sharing and transfer through emotions recognition technology, such as affectiva . You can develop a library of the ancients sports equipment.
  • Just be creative and develop a project on your own!

  • Use the concepts of gamification to develop an app/technology for the most popular sports/curiosity/etc. It can include one or more objects.
  • Develop a fitness self-trainer game for iOS, which to be used for accelerate achievements of the sports players.
  • Just be creative and develop a project on your own!

You can use all programming languages, environments ( Openstack , etc.)  and approaches. If you are not a programmer, you can develop your idea for a mobile app using app builders such as appsbar , Appy Pie, etc.

Sports, Music & Health
Sports & Media
Sports Smart
Clothing & Accesories

  • ​Propose an idea for app/technology for healthy eating (Such as Happy Fork ), or mobile app for everyone who wants to calculate the vitamins and calories in its food during the day.
  • ​​Develop an equipment/device to be used to learn music through sports.
  • Just be creative and develop a project on your own!

  • Using VR, AR, and Sports 4.0 concept and technology to present in creative way sports events.
  • Design and prototype a speaking robot to give recommendations/or commenting for robot players to follow the rules in case of mistakes. All types of sports are applicable - human and artificial. You can use all types of approaches and tools ( Arduino , etc.).
  • Just be creative and develop a project on your own!

  • Suggest a hardware project for a sports accessories such as wristband/ Sweatband to measure the real time speed of a runner.
  • Design, prototype and develop musical running sensors shoes using Gesture Based Music concept.
  • Just be creative and develop a project on your own!

​​ ALL TYPES OF SPORTS


You can suggest a concept solution, a solution as a prototype of a finalised market product. There are no limitations for participation, everyone is welcome.

According to the World Sports Encyclopedia (2003), there are 8,000 indigenous sports and sporting games.

YOUR POSITIVE
ENERGY

RULES FOR PROJECTS 
SPORTS HACKATHON BULGARIA

  • The teams can be up to 4 members
  • One team can present more than one project, and work on more than one Sports Hack category
  • Each team gets up to 5 minutes to present the project
  • English is preferable speaking language but not obligatory, you can present your project in Bulgarian as well
  • Use fresh code only

  • ​​ The intellectual property rights of hacks produced at the event belong to the teams, who created/designed them
  • Projects will not be accepted if they include obscene or discriminatory language
  • You have to bring to the event a prototype if you have created such

If you have any questions send an e-mail: info@sports-hackathons.org 

JUDGING 
CRITERIA

Technology & Design
How/What technology has been integrated into the project idea?

Sports & Advancement
How can the solution be used for sports advancements?

Creativity & Usability
How original is this solution?

Business Potential
Can you be a “significant player” in the sports technoogy market?

Sports Synergy
How the idea/solution synergize the SMART 
digital technologies? 

AWARDS CATEGORY

team
​challengers

sports
innovators

sports tech
disruptors

SPORTS TECH VISION

FAQ

Who should go? 
  • Everyone.
Who should go to build a hack? 
  • Anyone who likes sports,  technology, and innovations.
Do I need to know a programming language? 
  • No.
Have the projects been a finalized market solution?
  • No. You can present a project on a conceptual level, as a prototype or a finalized solution. 
How many projects are there?  Do I have to collaborate? 
  • It’s up to you.
What is the working language? 
  • You can use either English or Bulgarian.
Where will the hackathon be held? 
  • National Sports Academy, see the map below. 1700 Studentski Kompleks, Sofia.
When can I register?
  • The registration opens on the 10th of February.
Who can participate?
  • Everyone can participate, there is NO fee, no age limitation.
How many members can the team?
  • The team can be up to 4 members.
How will the projects be presented?
  • The projects will be presented in front of the judges who will evaluate the idea/project based on the criteria? You can present a PowerPoint presentation or/and demonstrate the project.