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CAPS Network Hackathon

On September 17, 2016, STL CAPS hosted a hackathon in downtown St. Louis that consisted of 100 students across 4 states and 7 different CAPS programs.  STL CAPS partnered with GlobalHack for the all-day competition held at a technology startup incubator (Downtown T-REX) in which teams developed technology-based solutions to a specific situation.  Teams worked on solutions for approximately 6 hours and pitched their ideas to a panel of judges.  There were approximately 20 teams and prizes were awarded to the top 3 teams. The 7 CAPS programs that participated represented Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.  This was the first student engagement event open to the national CAPS Network across 9 states and 22 programs.