The University of Colorado's Largest Hackathon

HackCU hosts the largest annual 36-hour hackathon in the Rocky Mountain region at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Read more at HackCU.org

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Prizes

$5,050 in prizes

1st Place Overall

Dell Venue Tablets and the first place medallions from MLH for each and every team member.

2nd Place Overall

Second place medallions from MLH for each and every team member.

3rd Place Overall

Third place medallions from MLH for each and every team member.

Best Developer Tool

GitHub and MLH have partnered to award Octocat trophies to the best developer-related tool! It can be anything that eases the life/work-flow of software/hardware developers.

Punniest Domain name

Register a free ".com", ".net", or ".org" domain using the MLH Domain cards and make it punny! Each member of the winning team gets a swag bag filled with all kinds of hacker goodies.

First Amendment (Best Free Speech)

A sit-down with Jack Dorsey himself (Co-founder of Twitter) for all members of the winning team.

Best Use of Amazon Alexa (3)

Use Amazon Alexa and make it fun, innovate, and interesting! Amazon Echos or a FireTV is the prize.

Best use of Keysight API

Hack out something with the Keysight API on the Photon/particle/spark boards

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Fletcher Richman

Fletcher Richman

Mark Gelband

Mark Gelband

Greg Greenstreet

Greg Greenstreet

Becky Komarek

Becky Komarek

Nigel Sharp

Nigel Sharp

Brandon West

Brandon West

Arielle Hein

Arielle Hein

Arieann DeFazio

Arieann DeFazio

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
  • Fun factor