OpenWest IoT Challenge

Hosted by Beehive Startups and UT Ignite

The IoT competition takes several growth issues that Utah faces and looks for solutions.  The solution, either as an IoT device and/or application solves the challenge while utilizing gigabit networks.  The challenges topics will be announced on July 1st.

$1000s in cash awards and prizes for best ideas!!

OpenWest IoT Challenge – Team Registration

MUST be an OpenWest Attendee to participate

  • Name this team of awesomeness!
  • Please enter a value between 1 and 4.
    From 1 to 4 members on a team

Wednesday, July 13 – Idea / Concept


10a – 4p
Team Check-in, Introductions
Teams start developing possible solutions.
Solutions due by 4p

Judging Starts

Thursday, July 14 – Minimum Viable Product


10a – 4p
Refining solutions from Wednesday, Thursday’s goal is to evolve the solution into an MVP.

Judging Starts

Friday, July 15 – Best of Show


10a – 4p
The MVP is refined and a pitch developed as all the challenge solutions are gathered and a Best in Show determined.

IoT Village Sponsors


Beehive Startups is the leading independent organization devoted to covering and building Utah’s startup and tech community by consistently producing quality journalism, organizing Utah’s most popular and impactful tech events, and powering organizations like StartStudio and Start Foundation.


The Utah Science Technology and Research initiative (USTAR) is part of the Governor’s commitment to help Utah lead the nation as the best performing economy and be recognized as a premier global destination. USTAR facilitates research, development and commercialization activates in order to expand Utah’s science and technology ecosystem and provide an environment that allows ideas to seed, grow and thrive.


Utah Open Source encourages the growth of technology by giving opportunities for people to educate and be educated in all things Open. Open Technologies are those where the consumer is free to share, free to customize or modify, and often free to use.