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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Prizes

$3,540 in prizes

1st Place

Medals
Tablets
1 year of GitHub Silver plan (for the whole team-- redeem before 12/31/2016)
$25 Amazon Giftcard per team member
4 external batteries from google
Airbnb gift certificate (group)

2nd Place

Medals
Nexus Players
1 year of GitHub Bronze plan (for the whole team-- redeem before 12/31/2016)
$25 Amazon Giftcard per team member
Airbnb gift certificate (group)
4 cimpress arm bands

3rd Place

Medals
ChromeCasts
6 months of GitHub Bronze plan (for the whole team-- redeem before 12/31/2016)
$25 Amazon Giftcard per team member
4 cimpress arm bands
Airbnb gift certificate

Most Creative

1 year of GitHub Bronze plan (for the whole team-- redeem before 12/31/2016)
Cimpress Armstraps for iPhone 5/5S
Vista print cuzie
Twitter notebooks
Twitter pens
Twitter phone card holders
Twitter sunglasses
YouTube coasters
Cimpress external batteries

Most Innovative

1 year of GitHub Bronze plan (for the whole team-- redeem before 12/31/2016)
Cimpress Armstraps for iPhone 5/5S
Vista print cuzie
Twitter notebooks
Twitter pens
Twitter phone card holders
Twitter sunglasses
YouTube coasters
Cimpress external batteries

Most Beneficial To Society

1 year of GitHub Bronze plan (for the whole team-- redeem before 12/31/2016)
4 twitter notebooks
4 Twitter sunglasses
Twitter pens
Twitter phone card holders
YOUTUBE coasters
Google blankets
Vista print cuzie
Cimpress armbands

Best Use of Intel Edison

3 Jumping Sumo AR parrot drones (for the whole team)

Dealers Choice

Google blankets
4 external batteries cimpress
Twitter sunglasses, pens, notebooks

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  • 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.  

Requirements

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.

 

Judges

Aaron St. John

Aaron St. John

Josepha Martin

Josepha Martin

Steve Schmeiser

Steve Schmeiser

Maria Toyofuku

Maria Toyofuku

Rui Wang

Rui Wang

Chris Garry

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
  • Complexity
  • Originality
  • Usefulness