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UW WyoHackathon Kickoff Party Thursday in Cheyenne

September 7, 2022

A free kickoff event for the fifth annual WyoHackathon will be held Thursday, Sept. 8, from 8-9 p.m. at the headquarters of Tacen Inc., located at 211 W. 19th St. in Cheyenne.

East Coast-style pizza, along with complimentary beverages, will be served by Wooster Street West, a Cheyenne food truck.

This year’s WyoHackathon is online and will be managed by Rensa Games, a winner of the 2021 startup challenge at the Wyoming Blockchain Stampede. The stampede, presented by the University of Wyoming Center for Blockchain and Digital Innovation, will be held on campus and the UW Conference Center Sept. 19-23.

WyoHackathon participants will take on a wide variety of sponsored challenges, all leveraging blockchain technology. Challenge winners will be announced at the end of the 2022 Wyoming Blockchain Stampede Sept. 23. The stampede features a week of programs covering the financial, business, legal, cybersecurity and technical implications of blockchain.

To register, visit www.fbcinc.com/e/wyblockchainstampede/. Interested participants can join the Rensa Games Discord server. Team formation and rules for the competition will be made available there. Challenges will be announced as sponsors are brought on board.

Those interested in sponsoring a challenge at the WyoHackathon, or for more information, should email info@rensa.games and WYHackathonInfo@uwyo.edu.

Additional information about the WyoHackathon can be found at www.fbcinc.com/e/wyblockchainstampede/; and Rensa Games Discord at https://discord.gg/y7DEex8m6d and Introducing Game Jam DAO.

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