NEW YORK, New York — On September 22nd, 2018, students, statisticians, developers and engineers will take part in the third annual NBA Hackathon. The 2018 NBA Hackathon will feature two tracks, basketball analytics and business analytics.
Teams accepted to the Hackathon will build tools to solve important and challenging problems in the NBA. Their work will be presented to a panel of expert judges and an audience of NBA personnel, media, invited guests and the other competitors. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams of each track, with a grand prize that will include lunch with NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver.
Note: the NBA Hackathon is open only to current undergraduate and graduate students studying at accredited universities in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec), or those who graduated from an accredited university and reside in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec). Only invited guests and competitors will be allowed to attend.