Come hack at Georgetown University! 36 hours to learn, collaborate, code, and innovate with fellow hackers.

Hey Hackers We the team at Hoya Hacks have put together the most unique hackathon for this upcoming seasons. Our focus this year is all about hacking for social impact. Our tracks range from Equity and Access and Gender Equality to Health and Education. We are so excited to be hosting the fourth iteration of Hoya Hacks!

We hope to see you there! Hoya Haxa!

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Prizes

$2,238 in prizes

Best Overall

Gift Cards (1st-$500, 2nd-$250, 3rd-$100)

Gender Equality Track (Sponsored by Hoyas for She)

$20 gift cards x4 +
Tryone Gooseneck Tablet Stand x4

Digital Forensic Hack (Sponsored by Cipher Tech)

BioLite CookStove Lightweight Wood Burning Camp Stove x4

Social Innovation (Sponsored by Craig Newmark Foundation)

Fire 7 Tablet x4

Best Google Cloud Platform Integration

Prizes from Google- four Google Home Minis

Pantheon Track

Three years of support for .com domains x4

AWS Cloud Integration

Prizes from AWS

Cyber Security Track (sponsored by Telos)

CyberGhost VPN 6-month membership x4

Starter Track (For First Time Hackers)

CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+ x4

Software (Sponsored by Microsoft)

Prizes from Microsoft

Hardware

Chromecast x4

Equity and Access

ECEEN ECC-626 13W Universal Foldable Solar Charger with Dual USB x4

Best Domain Registered with Domain.com

Register the most interesting domain using your FREE Domain.com credit this weekend to win Raspberry Pis.

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

Use a Qualcomm device, like a DragonBoard 410c, in an Internet of Things project this weekend to win a DragonBoard 410c.

Best Use of Snap Kit

Best use of Snap Kit to integrate Snapchat's best features into your hack to win Spectacles or another awesome prize.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Hoya Hacks is open to any undergraduate at any college. Non-Georgetown students must be at least 18 years old. Unfortunately, at this time high school students (who are under 18) can't attend.

How to enter

Please fill out the application form for Hoya Hacks 2019 by January 21st, 2019.

Judges

Rosemary Kilkenny

Rosemary Kilkenny
Georgetown University, Institutional Diversity and Equity

Lisa Singh

Lisa Singh
Georgetown University, Computer Science

Maria Trujillo

Maria Trujillo
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Judd Nicholson

Judd Nicholson
Georgetown University, University Information Services

Emma Craswell

Emma Craswell
Georgetown University, University Information Services

Mike Saxton

Mike Saxton
Georgetown University, University Information Services

Arthur Deegan

Arthur Deegan
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Dustin Kaminsky

Dustin Kaminsky
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Wesley Lewis

Wesley Lewis
Georgetown University, Technology Management

R. Tyler Gray

R. Tyler Gray
Georgetown University, Technology Management

John Barone

John Barone
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Shawn Hughes

Shawn Hughes
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Aldo Taboada

Aldo Taboada
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Ted O'Keefe

Ted O'Keefe
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Jimmy McAndrews

Jimmy McAndrews
Georgetown University, Systems Engineering Management

Parul Bhargava

Parul Bhargava
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Marcio Rosas

Marcio Rosas
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Ryan Bonfadini

Ryan Bonfadini
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Terry Yarbrough

Terry Yarbrough
Georgetown University, Technology Management

John Steitz

John Steitz
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Maura Imparato

Maura Imparato
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Mikah Sellers

Mikah Sellers
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Bayo Oresegun

Bayo Oresegun
Georgetown University, Technology Management

Paul Pick-Alaus

Paul Pick-Alaus
Industry

Darpan Shah

Darpan Shah
Industry

Saurbah Verma

Saurbah Verma
Industry

Akansksha Sharma

Akansksha Sharma
Industry

Yemi Oshinnaiye

Yemi Oshinnaiye
Industry

J Paiva

J Paiva
Industry

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    How innovative is this project?
  • Practicality
    To what extent does this project solve a real problem?
  • Polish
    How well-built is the project?
  • Technical Difficulty
    How challenging was this project to build?