Prizes

$6,241 in prizes

General Theme - 1st Place

All teams are eligible for this prize. Each member of the winning team will receive a Xbox One.

General Theme - 2nd Place

All teams are eligible for this prize. Each member of the winning team will receive an Amazon Echo

General Theme - 3rd Place

All teams are eligible for this prize. Each member of the winning team will receive a Corsair K70 Mechanical Keyboard

General Theme - 4th Place

All teams are eligible for this prize. Each member of the winning team will receive a JetBrains license for PyCharm, WebStrom, AppCode, CLion or RubyMine.

Wolfram Top Teams Award (10)

Team members of the top 10 teams that did not place in the General theme win a one-year subscriptions to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

Best High School Hack

All high school only teams are eligible for this prize. Each member of the winning team will receive a Pebble Time.

Data Science 4 Good

This years data hack focuses on big data and specifically its applications to healthcare. We have a novice and expert track but prizes will only be given for the expert track.

Teams who follow the requirements provided by ACM SIGAI for the data hack are eligible to win an Amazon Dot for each team member.

Find more details at https://zslie.github.io/

Best Web Hack

Any team that integrates the web or web technology is eligible to win a Google Cardboard and Google Chromecast for each team member.

Best Mobile Hack

Any team that creates a mobile app is eligible to win a Google Cardboard and Google Chromecast for each team member.

Best use of Watson IoT platform on Bluemix

Teams that use the Watson IoT platform are eligible to win an Apple Watch for each member of the team.

#HackHarassment

Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment. Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment. Win a HackHarassment Swag Bag.

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Domain.com Swag Bags

Best Hack on a .TECH Domain

Each member on the team that presents the best hack/website on a .TECH domain wins a $50 Amazon gift card.

Best with Wolfram Tech (3)

Each member on the team that presents the best hack with Wolfram Tech receives:
One year of Wolfram Development Platform (www.wolfram.com/development-platform), Developer Level.
One year of Wolfram Mathematica Student Edition (www.wolfram.com/solutions/education/students)
One year subscription to our Computational Knowledge Engine, Wolfram|Alpha Pro (www.wolframalpha.com/pro)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Students in High School and College are elegible to complete in teams of up to four members.

Requirements

Projects submissions may vary from a wide range of topics. All projects must be created at the event, but public open source code may be integrated into your projects.

Judges

Russ Feldhausen

Russ Feldhausen
Instructor and Adviser, K-State CIS

Nathan Bean

Nathan Bean
Instructor and Adviser, K-State CIS

Judging Criteria

  • General Guidlines
    Each project will be guided by the themes they choose, but overall we are looking for projects that are unique, interesting, useful, and user friendly. (aka make something fun and enjoy yourself!)