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.
Individuals over the age of 18 attending college or Students from the ages 14 - 18 who have signed a parental consent waiver.
$1,290 in prizes
Best Video Game
Got a great idea for a game? We're giving out awesome prizes for the team that can come up with the best video game!
1. New Updated SADES Gaming Headset x4
2. Red & Wired Gaming USB Optical Mouse x4
3. Redragon K552 Kumara Backlit Mechanical Keyboards x4
Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device
Qualcomm DragonBoard 410c + power source
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit
Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS
$250 Amazon Web Services Credit
1. App Enabled - WowWee Robotic Enhanced Vehicles (R.E.V) (1 Drone & 1 Car) x 2
Best Beginner Hack
1. Logitech Gaming Pad x4
2. Raspberry Pi's x4
Turcom TS-6610 Graphic Tablet (Drawing Tablet) x2
1. Google Cardboard x4
2. Minecraft Torch x4
Best in Show
Echo Dots (Black or White) x2
Most Technical/Best Hardware
Quadcopter with Camera Eachine H8C x3
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
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.
Min Hwan Lee
How You Will Be Judged
Your product will be judged based on 7 concepts: demo, design, complexity, viability, pitch, uniqueness, and utility.