Celebrate Open Data Day (Saturday, February 21, 2015) by taking part in the local Guelph Open Data Day Hackathon, or the national Canadian Open Date Experience.
Information on the Guelph Open Data Day event can be found here. The event officially begins on February 23rd, and ends March 1st. You can code whenever and wherever you want. The top three teams will win $1500, $1000, and $500 respectively.
The Canadian Open Data Experience runs Friday, February 20th, until Sunday February 22nd. This hackathon is also virtual – which means you can code whenever or wherever you want. Details can be found here. The top team will be awarded $15000. Additional prizes of $5000 will be awarded for each of the following categories: youth, commerce, quality of life, best student team, and fan favourite.