Demystifying misconceptions and increasing diversity in the field of CS .

HackHolyoke is an inclusive 24 hour hackathon environment that encourages students to start and finish projects that fit within the judging categories. Submissions can be hardware-based, software-based, or both.

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  • HackHolyoke is an undergraduate college hackathon.  You must be enrolled full time  at a college institution.
  • You must be 18+ to participate in HackHolyoke
  • You must be on a team of up to 4 people to enter. You cannot be a team of 1.  


Your submission should include:

  • A video demo of your hack fully functioning
  • Screenshots/photos of your hack
  • Name of your hack
  • Name of your team
  • Names of teammates
  • Colleges/universities your teammates are from  

How to enter

For project submission, complete and submit your project & team information to ChallengePost by 3pm Saturday, April 4th. Make sure that the project can be featured in a live demo, whether it is an application loaded onto a smartphone or a tangible product that judges can see.



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Aaron St. John

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Josepha Martin

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Steve Schmeiser

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Maria Toyofuku

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Rui Wang

Chris Garry

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
  • Complexity
  • Originality
  • Usefulness