Prizes

$7,050 in prizes

1st Place Overall

Each member on the team will win a Samsung CXF591 27" Curved Monitor.

2nd Place Overall

Each member on the team will win a JBL Flip 4.

3rd Place Overall

Each member on the team will win a Fire 7 Tablet.

Wolfram Language: Top 10 Teams (10)

The top ten teams will earn a one year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition and a one year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

JetBrains: Best Decorated ID Card

Each member on the team wins a one year personal subscription to one JetBrains product.

ACMSIGAI: Artificial Intelligence for Social Good (2)

Each member on the winning team will win a Google Home Mini.
Each member on the runner up team will win a Tile Mate.

Game Development Club: Game Track

Each member on the team will win a wired Xbox 360 game controller and a Google Cardboard.

ACM: Best Hack for Education

Each member on the team will win a Logitech Keyboard.

Electronics Design Club: Best Hardware Hack

Each member on the team will win a Teensy 3.5 development board.

Web Development Club: Best use of a Web Framework

Each member on the team will win a power bank charger.

Best use of Algolia

Casio CA-506C-5A Calculator Watch for each team member

Best use of Google Cloud Platform

Google Home Minis for each team member

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit for each team member

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

410C Dragonboard for each team member

[Weekly Challenge] Best Chat Bot using Botkit & Cisco Webex Teams

Power banks for each team member

Best use of HERE.com

Hacker gear and swag from HERE.com

[Weekly Challenge] Best use of Clarifai’s API

Hacker gear from Clarifai for each team member

[Weekly Challenge] Snap Kit Weekly Challenge

Spectacles by Snapchat for each team member

[Weekly Challenge] Best Social Good Hack from Fidelity

$50 Gift Cards from Fidelity for each team member

Best use of Authorize.net

LS20 Gaming Headsets for each team member

Devpost Achievements

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Eligibility

Any high school or college students in the world are eligible to attend and participate. Students that have graudated within the last one (1) years are also eligibile.

Maximum team size is four (4) members.

Judges

Jorge Valenzuela

Jorge Valenzuela
Teaching Assistant Professor at Kansas State University

Nathan Bean

Nathan Bean
Instructor at Kansas State University

Josh Weese

Josh Weese
Teaching Assistant Professor at Kansas State University

Russ Feldhausen

Russ Feldhausen
Instructor at Kansas State University

Stephen King

Stephen King
Education Program Consultant at the Kansas Department of Education

Judging Criteria

  • Technology
    How technically impressive was the hack? Was the technical problem the team tackled difficult? Did it use a particularly clever technique or did it use many different components?
  • Design
    Did the team put thought into the user experience? How well designed is the interface?
  • Completion
    Does the hack work? Did the team achieve everything they wanted?
  • Learning
    Did the team stretch themselves? Did they try to learn something new? What kind of projects have they worked on before?
  • Creativity
    Is the idea something that is cool and unique, or just a remake of something you have previously seen? Is this a new idea?