Hack the VII Seas!

Let your ideas run wild and join us for 24 hours of building, breaking, and testing apps and hardware at HackUTD! Whether you're a seasoned hacker or just getting started, we'd love to see where your creativity takes you.

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Prizes

General Hackathon (3)

1. Frameless 1440p 144Hz 1ms IPS Gaming monitor
2. Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones
3. Polaroid Camera

MLH Best Domain Registered (2)

Prize: PowerSquare Qi Wireless Phone Charger & Domain.com Backpack

MLH Best use of Google Cloud (2)

PRIZE: Google Branded Parkland Academy Backpack

Google Cloud Swag Bag or Backpack

MLH Best Hardware Hack Sponsored by Digi-Key (2)

PRIZE: Grove Beginner Kit

MLH Best Use of CockroachDB

PRIZE: 3D printing pen

Statefarm (3)

1. Oculus Quest
2. Nintendo Switch Lite
3. Raspberry Pi 4

eBay (3)

3 Categories
$200 eBay gift card for each winning member

UTD Student Government Challenge (2)

Only UTD Participants can participate
1. Nintendo Switch(the acutal one with joycons)
2. Megaboom 3 Speaker

UTD Office of Sustainability (2)

Only UTD Participants can participate
1. Ipad Eight Gen + Apple Pen
2. Solar Power Charger

Capital One: Best Financial Hack

Prize: $250 for each member of the winning team

SignaPay

Prize: Shortlist for internship interviews and networking opportunities

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Directors, Organizers, Volunteers, Mentors, Sponsors, Vendors, and anyone affiliated with operations behind HackUTD are NOT eligible to submit a project.

All projects must be started at HackUTD. Prior ideas are fine, but no pre-existing projects.

Maximum Team Size of 4 for prizes

All Team members must be added to the Devpost submission

Must be submitted before 11am on Feb 28th

Requirements

Every Sponsor prize a hacker wants to be judged on must be tagged in the devpost submission.

Judges

Chander Dhall

Chander Dhall
CEO of Cazton

Rajesh Nagarajan

Rajesh Nagarajan
VP of IT at The Mosaic Company

Arjun Degul

Arjun Degul
CTO of Capital One

Spencer Whitney

Spencer Whitney
Technology Director at Statefarm

Sanyam Satia

Sanyam Satia
Tech lead for the Data Infrastructure team at Robinhood

Jorge Hinojosa

Jorge Hinojosa
Software Engineer at Match.com

Vu Nguyen

Vu Nguyen
Software Engineer at Match.com

John Cole

John Cole
CS Professor at UTD

Gopal Gupta

Gopal Gupta
CS Professor at UTD

Chida Anjum

Chida Anjum
CS Professor at UTD

Chung Hwan Kim

Chung Hwan Kim
CS Professor at UTD

Klyne Smith

Klyne Smith
CS Professor at UTD

Maria Dunning

Maria Dunning
Former Director of HackUTD

Shareem Bahadur

Shareem Bahadur

Sid Devic

Sid Devic

Eduardo Herida

Eduardo Herida

Hasini Sunderasan

Hasini Sunderasan

Sumyia Islam

Sumyia Islam

Rupika Dikkala

Rupika Dikkala

Shreyans Khunteta

Shreyans Khunteta

Eduardo Robles

Eduardo Robles

Maggie Tija

Maggie Tija

Valerie Marks

Valerie Marks

Arleigh Atkinson

Arleigh Atkinson

Sonia Camacho

Sonia Camacho

Chelsea Anlin Li

Chelsea Anlin Li

Nikita Vasilev

Nikita Vasilev

Judging Criteria

  • Gavel
    For general judging, present your project to the judge for 3-5 minutes about your app, how you built it, your challenges, and a demo

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