Oklahoma's first MLH hackathon! March 3 - 4, 2018.

Who are we?

The University of Oklahoma's Student Chapter ACM is proud to present Hacklahoma, its first hackathon! Students from all backgrounds, majors, and experience levels will come together to collaborate on projects that include mobile applications, virtual reality, and digital assistants in 24 hours. Anyone with an interest in technology comes to learn, build, and share their creations!

 

Why is this happening?

Hacklahoma was created to kindle creativity and innovation with the mission to improve Oklahoma’s tech community. We want to make Oklahoma one of the largest places for innovation and technology and to inspire students achieve the impossible.

 

When? Where?

For our first hackathon, we are expecting 250 passionate students from all over the world to come together at Devon Energy Hall at the University of Oklahoma in Norman on March 3rd and 4th, 2018!

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Prizes

$6,472 in prizes

First Place - Nintendo Switch

First place individual or team, overall. Each team member will receive a Nintendo Switch!

Second Place - Fitbit Alta

Second place individual or team, overall. Each team member will receive a Fitbit Alta!

Third Place - Google Home

Third place individual or team, overall. Each team member will receive a Google Home!

SPONSORED BY WOLFRAM: 1 Year Subscriptions to Wolfram|One Personal Edition and Wolfram|Alpha Pro (10)

Top ten individuals or teams, overall. Each team member will receive yearlong subscriptions to Wolfram|One Personal Edition and Wolfram|Alpha Pro!

SPONSORED BY VITECH: $2000 Amazon Gift Card

Vitech will be awarding a $2000 Amazon gift card to the top individual or team who completes their sponsored hack!

SPONSORED BY NextThought: NextThought Swag Bag

NextThought will be awarding a NextThought Swag Bag to the top individual or team who completes their sponsored hack, Hack Your Campus Experience! Each team member will receive a NextThought Swag Bag, full of technology accessories, branded clothing and gear.

Best Beginner Hack: Bluetooth Jamoji Wireless Speaker

The team submitting for this prize must be composed of all beginners!

Best Social Impact Hack: Skullcandy Method Bluetooth Earbuds

This prize goes to the team with the best social impact hack. This could be a positive impact for the environment, local community, social justice or more.

Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS

$250 AWS Credit

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essentials Kit

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Any university student 18 and older of any major can participate as a hacker! Hackers can work individually or in teams of up to 4 people. 

How to enter

To be considered for prizes, all hacks must be submitted to Devpost by 12:00PM on Sunday, March 4, 2018.

Judges

The Best EPICALLY AWESOME Judges

The Best EPICALLY AWESOME Judges

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
  • Originality
  • Impressiveness
    What's your project's "wow" factor? How did you go above and beyond?
  • Learning
    How much did you learn from your project? Did you have to overcome any challenges? What risks did you take?
  • Note: Sponsored Challenges
    If you complete a sponsored challenge as your hack, judging criteria is determined by the sponsor. Please see the details of the challenge for more information on their criteria.