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RIM Throwing 9 More BBM Apps Hackathons Including International Cities!

 BBM Hackathon Events

I was impressed by the first BBM Apps Hackathon RIM threw in NYC and they promised to have more. @AlexKinsella pointed out that they have followed up on that promise with the announcement of NINE new Hackathons in the US, Canada, and around the world. Here is a list of the events:

  • Waterloo September 28-29, 2011
  • Toronto October 6-7, 2011
  • Chicago Dates and details coming soon
  • San Francisco Dates and details coming soon
  • Jakarta Dates and details coming soon
  • Boston Dates and details coming soon
  • Mexico City Dates and details coming soon
  • London UK Dates and details coming soon
  • Amsterdam Dates and details coming soon

The next event is in Waterloo and is open to residents of Canada and the US. RIM is throwing a contest for the Waterloo event offering up 30 chances (+10 possible extra wildcard entries) that you have to enter to come to the event. Winners will also get a one night stay in a standard room on September 28th, 2011 at the Destination Inn in Waterloo and a BlackBerry gift pack. They will also be feeding the attendees with a approximate value of $1,000 for each prize.

Check out the details and the locations for all the BBM Hackathon events here

6 total comments on this postSubmit your comment!
  1. great to hear ! … Amsterdam or London sounds good …waiting for the details


  2. I’m not a developer, but I do appreciatemy bb and pb. Does anyone know if they are getting much interest from devs in attending these hackathons?

  3. Sign me up. Every single one.

  4. So, what happens if I just show up?

  5. Hackathons!
    I know nothing about it!

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