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To go along with our theme, #BuildWithPurpose, the Compass Challenge will allow your team to focus on a cause that interests you.

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Bitcamp has always been about bringing people together through their love for technology. This year, we want to bridge the gap between our hackers and the rest of our community by incorporating real-world problems at the forefront of our challenges.

Compass: an instrument used for navigation and orientation that shows direction relative to the geographic cardinal directions.

Just as each of the four cardinal directions of a compass direct travelers to a destination, the four directions of the Compass Challenge represent real-world social challenges that your team can help solve with technology.

You’ll have the opportunity to act as consultants for the partner organizations aligned to each cause and work with company representatives to create a potentially viable industry product. …


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Since its founding, Bitcamp has always considered itself a design-friendly hackathon. In the past, this has been embodied by our design competition, Colorwar, which is one of the biggest Bitcamp events. …


Colorwar features fast-paced design challenges for our Bitcamp participants to get their creative juices flowing.

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Are you ready?

Bitcamp’s sixth annual Colorwar design competition is on its way! Colorwar features design challenges for our Bitcamp participants to get their creative juices flowing.

1. Register for Bitcamp 2019

You must be registered and attending Bitcamp to be considered for the main event. Everyone can still submit for fun though!

2: Submit your design by 1PM on Saturday, April 13

Create a visual that expresses your interpretation of Bitcamp’s “Build with purpose” theme. Then show us that image on Twitter with the hashtag #colorwar2019 @bitcmp. We will be accepting submissions before and during Bitcamp, a few hours before Colorwar happens! …

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A place of exploration and the largest hackathon at UMD. See you by the campfire for Bitcamp 2019: April 12–14th at the Xfinity Center!

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