JOIN 500 INNOVATIVE AND CREATIVE DEVELOPERS, DESIGNERS AND CREATORS FOR 36 HOURS OF HACKING.

JOIN 500 INNOVATIVE AND CREATIVE DEVELOPERS, DESIGNERS AND CREATORS FOR 36 HOURS OF HACKING. YOU’LL GET ACCESS TO SOME OF THE BEST HARDWARE AND APIS ON THE MARKET. PLUS GET TO MEET SOME EXPERIENCED AND AWESOME MENTORS! ALL THIS IN JUST ONE WEEKEND? I KNOW, IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE.


REMEMBER, YOU DON’T NEED TO BE A PRO TO ATTEND. SO, IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST HACKATHON, WE CAN’T WAIT TO EXPOSE YOU TO THE INCOMPARABLE WORLD OF CREATION!

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Prizes

$2,480 in prizes

1st Place Overall Hack

4 x 1st Place MLH Medals

2nd Place Overall Hack

4 x 2nd Place MLH Medals

3rd Place Overall Hack

4 x 3rd Place MLH Medals

Most Creative Hack

Up to 5 x (JetBrains API Key)

Best Use of Microsoft Azure

Microsoft will provide the Organizer with up to four prize packs. Each prize pack will include

1) Raspberry Pi 3 Bundle, Approximate Retail Value (ARV) is $74.99 CAD (each). 2)

Microsoft Arc Touch Mice, Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $79.99 CAD (each).

Best Hack Against Online Harassment

Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment.

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Make up the funniest name or coolest domain name you can think of!
Prize: Domain.com Swag Bags

Best Designed Hack

Hack with Design in mind.

The Hub Creative Hack Prize

The Hub will award a prize of their choosing to the most creative hack at Hack the Valley.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Gray Graffam

Gray Graffam
Ph.D., Director of Entrepreneurship

Prof. Anya Tafliovich

Prof. Anya Tafliovich
Associate Professor Teaching Stream in the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough

Prof. Brian Harrington

Prof. Brian Harrington
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough

Prof. Thierry Sans

Prof. Thierry Sans
Lecturer at the University of Toronto Scarborough

Ralph Maamari

Ralph Maamari
Head Organizer

Howard Fung

Howard Fung
Head Organizer

Brian Chen

Brian Chen
Head Organizer

Judging Criteria

  • Product Viability
  • Creativity/Uniqueness
  • Technical Difficulty
  • Presentation and Engagement
  • Polish and Appeal
  • Usability