Philly Codefest with Drexel

Please join PhillyCHI for Drexel's Philly Codefest, a a two-day coding competition to transform data into real world solutions.


  • Dates:
    • Friday, February 21 6:00PM-8:00PM
      Meet-Up/Team-Signup (for those interested in join existing teams)
    • Saturday, February 22 8:00AM-1:00PM
      Codefest Kickoff and CODING CODING CODING!
    • Sunday, February 23
      Judging Concludes at 5PM
  • Location: Drexel URBN Center 3501 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
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  • REGISTRATION: Philly Codefest Registration

What is Philly Codefest

Philly Codefest is a two-day coding competition to transform data into real world solutions. This exciting coding marathon brings together innovative thinkers, designers, and programmers of all types. Participants organize into teams; either before arriving or during the event, and over two days build exciting new prototypes and tools.

You can expect:

  • Grand Prize and Many More!
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks!
  • Open to College Students and Professionals

Event Summary

Philly Codefest 2014 commences at Drexel’s URBN Center, 3501 Market Street, Philadelphia, with a meet-up at 6 pm on Fri, Feb 21; doors reopen for onsite team coding at 8 am on Saturday, Feb 22, with the Codefest kick-off at 9:15 am; coding continues through 1 pm on Sunday, Feb 23, with judging, awards etc all done before 5 pm on Sunday. REGISTRATION prior to the event is required at the website for

About PhillyCHI

PhillyCHI is the Philadelphia region’s chapter of the ACM SIGCHI, an interdisciplinary academic and professional group interested in Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience, Usability, and other related disciplines. PhillyCHI holds monthly meetings and socials to network and discuss current topics in HCI. Learn more at or follow along on Twitter at @PhillyCHI.