HackRPI’s 8th annual 24-hour hackathon will help attendees develop skills, explore new technologies, and turn their curiosities and visions into opportunities.

Requirements

For all prizes, we are requiring a short video submission that is about 3-5 min long, and please make sure to follow all category requirements closely.

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$3,600 in prizes

Education Category 1st Place

$500 in cash will be awarded to the 1st place team in this category

Education Category 2nd Place

A brand new Amazon Kindle will be awarded to the 2nd place winner in this category

Big Data Category 1st Place

$500 in cash will be awarded to the 1st place team in this category

Big Data Category 2nd Place

An external memory drive will be awarded to the 2nd place winner of this category

Efficiency Category 1st Place

$500 in cash will be awarded to the 1st place team in this category

Efficiency Category 2nd Place

Beats Headphones will be awarded to the 2nd place winner of this category

Best Use of Auth0

Exclusive Auth0 Swag made for MLH

Best use of Google Cloud

Google Cloud Swag Bag or Backpack

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

PowerSquare Qi Wireless Phone Charger

US Space Force

Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Henry

Henry
Citadel

Dr. Callahan

Dr. Callahan
RPI Professor

Surya Prabhakar

Surya Prabhakar
MLH

Judging Criteria

  • Education
    Design a project that relates to education. An education hack is one that involves schools, students, or the general process of informing others.
  • Big Data
    Design a project that relates to big data. A big data hack is one that involves large data sets or collected information as a major part of the project.
  • Efficiency
    Design a project that relates to efficiency. An efficiency hack is one that deals with optimization of any process or improvement in society.

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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