Food, agriculture, tech innovators & entrepreneurs, hack for a chance to win $10,000 and other prizes + build an innovative solution in 48 hours.

We are looking for passionate technologists, growers, and innovators to come together, define problems, pitch ideas, create teams and build an agriculture or food related application in 48 hours.  Come with an idea to pitch or join others at the event to help them make their idea a reality.  

1st Place Prize:  $10,000 and tickets to the UC Davis Food and Ag Entrepreneurship Academy, plus other resources to help teams start their ventures

2nd Place Prize: $5,000 and other resources to help teams start their venture

3rd Place Prize: $2,500 and other resources to help teams start their venture

 

  • July 28: 6 pm Hackathon Opening 
  • July 28: 6 pm-Midnight  Hackathon Opening Night, Team break outs and hacking 
  • July 29: 8 am - Midnight hackathon
  • July 30: 8 am - 3:00 PM Hackathon
  • July 30: 4pm-6:45pm Competition at State Fair

 

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Judges

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Gabriel Youtsey
Chief Innovation Officer/UC ANR

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Rob Trice
Investor, Mixing Bowl Hub

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Judging Criteria

  • JUDGING
    On the afternoon of July 30th, teams will then pitch their idea and present their application to a panel of industry expert judges in front of a live audience at the California State Fair for a chance to win several prizes!