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Sign Up for Bronco App-athon and Compete to Build Amazing Applications

By:    Published 3:59 pm / February 9, 2012

The Office of Information Technology, College of Business and Economics and College of Engineering are hosting the inaugural Bronco App-athon 2012 March 2-4 at the Interactive Learning Center on the Boise State campus.

Student programmers, designers, developers and entrepreneurs are invited to participate in the weekend app-athon and work in teams to create mobile or web software applications called apps. Submitted apps will be judged by a panel of entrepreneurs and industry experts, with prizes awarded to the winning teams for the best apps.

All full- or part-time college students are eligible. Registration deadline is Feb. 29 on a first-come, first-served basis. The number of entries is limited. To sign up, go to or email

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks will be be provided to participants. The teams do not have to be present the entire time of the Bronco App-athon, but all the coding and work must be done at the site of the competition.

The event begins at 4 p.m. March 2 with a keynote presentation and several tech talks on various development topics. The competition begins at 6 p.m. and ends at noon March 4, followed by judging and demonstrations from 1-4 p.m.