HackMerced's Third Hackathon

HackMerced is a 36-hour programming competition that brings together students from all over the US to collaborate program and compete for prizes as well as learn from workshops, group activities and mentorship.

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Eligibility

Individuals over the age of 18 attending college or Students from the ages 14 - 18 who have signed a parental consent waiver.

How to enter

You must have been signed up to HackMerced by September 22, 2017. If you are a student of UC Merced, you may still apply up until the event.

Judges

YangQuan Chen

YangQuan Chen
Professor

Min Hwan Lee

Min Hwan Lee
Professor

Keshav Dhandhania

Keshav Dhandhania
Compose Labs

Igor Dubinsky

Igor Dubinsky
GoGuardian

Shawn Newsam

Shawn Newsam
Professor

Rene Lopez

Rene Lopez
Genentech

Matthew Turner

Matthew Turner
Ph.D Student

Vidhur Vohra

Vidhur Vohra
Twitch

Judging Criteria

  • How You Will Be Judged
    Your product will be judged based on 7 concepts: demo, design, complexity, viability, pitch, uniqueness, and utility.