Can I register without a team?

Yes, you can register as an individual now and connect with a team on Wednesday night at the Opening Cermonies.

Can I attend CajunCodeFest as a guest?

Guests are allowed to view the final presentations on Saturday, April 14.

Who needs to register?

Coder team members, team mentors, event mentors and guests must register! Team registration as a group is available.

I do not have a team. Can I still participate?

When you register, indicate you do not have a team and you will be matched with others to form a team.

What is the maximum amount of members per team?

The teams can have up to ten members. 

Do I have to be a software developer/architect to participate?

No, the teams will consist of students, professionals and experts in any industry that will allow your team to create the best possible application or solution.

Do you provide space for the teams to work?

The teams will be provided space to work Friday night through Saturday. Team must work in the venue the majority of the time to qualify for the judging round.

What is the theme this year?

Data for Opioids

I need accommodations. Which hotel should I use?

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Will there be a student prize again this year? What are the criteria?

Middle and high school students are invited to participate, as well as, college students. The majority of the team members must be students to win this prize. Other prizes will be announced later. 


What platform should be used to find a solution?

You can use any platform you chose.

How much code are participants allowed to pre-make?

The expectation is that judges will be looking for a solution that was created in the challenge timeframe. 

What framework is allowed?

You are allowed to use any framework or platform that you chose.

What equipment should my team bring?

Please bring all compueter equipement, power strips and extension cords needed to work on your project. You will also need any adapter to plug into a windows desktop computer for the final presentation.

Additional Information

Center for Business & Information Technologies

Informatics Research Institute

635 Cajundome Blvd

Lafayette, LA 70506


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CajunCodeFest is an annual coding competition open to all students and professionals with knowledge in software development or technology innovation. The 2018 competition will be April 13-14, 2018 in Lafayette, LA focusing on #DataforOpioids.

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