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Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are two weeks left in Hack the Block. Submissions are due October 20 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven't started your submission yet, please do so now. And if you've just recently joined the hackathon, explore the quick-start guide and draw some inspiration from the competition resources. You should also sign up for your free access to ObjectRocket.

Reminder: You can continue to edit your submission as often as you like up until the deadline. 

Submission checklist

Before you say "ship it!", make sure you run through this list:

  • Have you explained how your app solves a problem or creates something new and cool in your community? Have you demonstrated how your app incorporates Rackspace’s cloud services?
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video clearly demonstrate how your solution works? Is it under five minutes long? (Tip: How to make a great submission video)
  • Have you included at least one or more screenshots of your solution?
  • Did you include step-by-step testing instructions, including instructions for how to download or access your solution for testing, as well as login instructions if a login is required?

Be sure to read through the official rules more than once. Or better yet, have a friend or colleague provide a second pair of eyes to make sure you didn’t miss anything.

Good luck!

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email and we’ll respond as soon as we can.