HopHacks is a student-run, 36 hour Hackathon. This event brings engineers, designers and entreprenuers together to explore new ideas, compete for prizes and create amazing applications. It allows skilled students to showcase their hard work and knowledge. The great applications students build in the 36 hours are supposed to be a starting point for world changing ideas.
Inidividuals and teams of up to 4 people can work on whatever they like for the 36 hours and then present there project on Sunday morning. All of the prizes, including sponsored prizes, will be judged and announced at the presentation.
Any university student, regardless of university, may participate. Graduate and undergraduate students from all departments and divisions are welcome.
You must register online and receive email confirmation before attending. Please be prepared to show your University ID upon check-in.
At the end of the hackathon, your team can submit a project on ChallengePost. Your project will then be judged during your 2 minute presentation during our scheduled presentation time.
$2,592 in prizes
1st Place Overall
Awarded to the team with the highest overall score from the judges
2nd Place Overall
Awarded to the team with the second highest overall score from the judges
3rd Place Overall
Awarded to the team with the third highest overall score from the judges
Best User Experience
Sponsored by MissionData
Best Use of Open Data
Sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
Best Accenture Training Vision
Sponsored by Accenture. Win a visit to the Accenture Technology Lab.
Best Pebble Hack
Sponsored by Major League Hacking. Win a Pebble Steel.
Best Use of AWS
Sponsored by Major League Hacking. Win 1tb hard drives.
Best Domain Name
Sponsored by Major League Hacking. Win a swag bag.
Most Innovative Hack
Sponsored by Textron Systems. Win a gift bag.
Easy To Use Hack That Helps A Broad Audience Of People
Sponsored by Bloomberg.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Judges will rate how polished your product and code looks, so make sure you submit the neat stuff!
Judges will rate how well your product fills its intended need.
Judge will rate how unique and innovative your idea is.
Judges will rate how advanced your design and execution is, so don't be modest!