March 30 - April 1, 2017 

What is CajunCodeFest?

The CajunCodeFest is a coding competition looking for the next innovative idea (app, software, device, etc.). Each year a new theme is selected.

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Who can Participate?

All innovators are welcome! The competition is open to middle, high school and college students as well as health care, technology or marketing professionals. You are encouraged to form teams now, but you can also join anytime before the semi-final judging round.

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Why Participate?

The IT industry is in the midst of a revolution and our new format will allow entrepreneurs and start-ups to create a stronger product. Your team could have the latest and greatest idea and win an opportunity to take your idea to the next level with your application, device or product.

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A Unique Health Care Theme Is Selected For Each Event

The CajunCodeFest focuses on transforming data into real world solutions. Each year a new theme is selected based on the dataset available and current relavance. The judges look for the best ideas and encourage the winning teams to grow their solution into the next big idea! 

Past Themes:

2012: Childhood Obesity                            

2013: Own Your Own Health                                  

2014: Aging in Place/Internet of Things

2015-2016: Diabetes Population Health Analytics 


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This event is a special blend – a unique gumbo of inspiration, innovation, competition, and celebration!

Ramesh Kolluru

VP for Research - University of Louisiana Lafayette
Massively inspired after spending time at #cajuncodefest - amazing competitors; go innovators go!

Todd Park

U.S. Technology Advisor
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CajunCodeFest is an annual coding competition open to all students and professionals with knowledge in software development, health care or business strategy. Teams develop an application that is ready to be brought to the next level.

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