HackXX is a women-centric hackathon that provides a collaborative, inclusive space for all to explore technology and apply their talents. Due to the large disparity in gender representation within technological careers, we hope to empower women to join these communities and make a difference. HackXX provides the tools, fellowship, and knowledge to explore technological ideas and passions. All interested in fostering an empathetic and collaborative tech space are welcome!
Must be 18 years old or older to participate.
Include a link to your Github repository.
2 Oculus Gos + 2 FitBit Versas
2 GoPro Hero's + 2 AirPods
Powerbeats3 Wireless for each team member
Women In STEM
Create a hack that is centered around encouraging more women to join STEM related fields and/or engaging the ones that are already in STEM.
Kindle Paperwhite + Instax Mini + Film to each team member of the winning team.
Northrop Grumman Challenge: Communication is Key
Create a website, application, or game that involves communication between different devices. Time is the only limiting factor!
Chat rooms/Communication Applications Virtual Reality Games,
Health monitor devices,
Remote control devices with applications Motion sensor monitors
1st place team: $400
2nd place team: $200
3rd place team: $100
Interviews with a Northrop Grumman hiring manager to eligible winners!
iTradeNetwork The Freshest Hack Challenge
The team that demonstrates and executes the most innovative feature, concept or module that could be applied to one of the products we present (Fresh and Trace) will win a prize! The feature, concept or module does not need to represent the entirety of your hackathon project, but it should be inspired by, or a functional piece of, your larger hackathon project.
Prize: $250 visa gift card and a Bose Micro Soundlink Portable Speaker to each member of the winning team
Best Beginner Hack
$50 Amazon Gift Cards for each member
Best use of Google Cloud Platform
Use Google Cloud Platform in your hack. Find a full list of GCP products & services at: https://cloud.google.com/products/. Each winning team member will receive a Google Home Mini, max 4 per team.
Best Use of Snap Kit
Use Snap Kit's web or mobile SDK in your hack. Each winning team member will receive a pair of Spectacles by Snapchat or another awesome prize.
Best Domain Registered with Domain.com
Register a domain using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. Each winning team member will receive a Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit
Best IoT Hack using a Qualcomm Device
Use a Qualcomm device, like the Dragonboard 410C, in your IoT project. Each winning team member will receive their own DragonBoard 410C
Best use of Blockstack
Use the Blockstack Platform in your web or mobile hacks. Each winning team member will receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Is the project and the problem complex, inspiring or meaningful? Does it tackle an important issue? Does the hack present an original idea? Will the hack benefit the community? Is the project centered around encouraging women?
How difficult was it to implement the project? What complex infrastructures or advanced frameworks were employed? Given the scope of 24 hours in this hackathon, how remarkable and exciting was the hack?
Does the hack work? Did the team put thought into the user experience? How well designed is the interface? For hardware projects, how good is the human-computer interaction?
How well and creatively does the hack solve the problem? What value or benefits does the hack provide to the user?
Wow Factor (Bonus)
Was the hack overall mind-blowingly awesome? Did the team build something meaningful, creative, or elegant?