Save the Date! CajunCodeFest 5.0

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Center for Business & Information Technologies (CBIT) is seeking innovative thinkers and programmers of all types - professional software developers, students (high school/college), and entrepreneurs to build exciting new applications and tools for the annual CajunCodeFest 5.0 competition. Teams will have 30+ hours to create new ways to connect Lafayette as a Smart Gigabit Community using data from Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG). The teams compete March 30 - April 1, 2017 for a cash prize and other awards. Registration is limited, so please assemble your team today!

Lafayette recently joined an elite network of 15 charter Smart Gigabit Communities as designated by US Ignite. Each of the communities has made a significant commitment toward levering next-generation smart city and Internet technologies to keep pace with the world’s rapidly changing technology and economy. 

If you are interested sponsoring this event, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For more information, visit www.cajuncodefest.orgor call 337-482-0627.


The  annual CajunCodeFest Summit and Challenge, hosted by the Center for Business & Information Technologies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is April 13 & 14, 2018. The  events focus on on a new healthcare theme each year. The summit is open to the public and the challenge is open to all students and professionals with an innovative spirit. Teams use data to build apps and tools addressing the opioid epidemic to win cash, prizes and bragging rights. 

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