March 1- March 29, 2017

  • CajunCodeFest Data Portal opens
  • Teams continue to gather members and register
  • Bonus datasets will be released weekly until the competition


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 

Venue: Abdalla Hall, 635 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette, LA 70506

Opening Ceremonies/Competition Kick Off 

5:00 pm

Team Check in


Abdalla Hall

5:30 pm

Opening Ceremonies - Welcome


6:00 pm

Competition Rules and Challenges

Matthew Delcambre


Mozilla Foundation Gigabit Fund

Jenn Beard, Gigabit Fund Manager, Mozilla Foundation

6:30 pm


Matthew Delcambre

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Crawfish Boil


Abdalla Hall Patio/Dining Hall

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm 

Coder Q & A with Committee and Mentors

Matthew Delcambre and Committee

Abdalla Dining Hall








Thursday, March 30, 2017

 Smart Community Summit Open to the Public (View Agenda)


Friday, March 31, 2017

Venue: Cecil Picard Center, 200 E Devalcourt St, Lafayette, LA 70506 

On-site Coding Begins

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Coder Set-up in Work Space


Picard Center

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Mentor/Coder Q & A

Matthew Delcambre/Mentors

Coding continues through the night. The lobby will have a security guard on duty.



Saturday, April 1, 2017

Venue: Cecil Picard Center, 200 E Devalcourt St, Lafayette, LA 70506

Judging & Awards Ceremony

8:00 am –--

Coding continues through the morning

Picard Center

7:30 am – 9:00 am

Coder Breakfast

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Judge’s Orientation/Lunch


Green Conference Room (2nd Floor)

 12:00 pmCoding STOPS! Presentations and code will be uploaded to central location. 

Picard Center

1:00 pm -3:00 pm Coder Presentations -Judging Round Begins 
3:00 pm 4:00 pm Judge’s Deliberation MeetingMatthew Delcambre
4:00 pm -4:30 pm Awards CeremonyMatthew Delcambre














 * Agenda is subject to slightly change so please check in periodically. 








CajunCodeFest is an annual coding competition open to all students and professionals with knowledge in software development or technology innovation. In 2017, teams will have 24+ hours to develop a Smart Communities application with civic data provided by Lafayette Consolidated Government.

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