250+ hackers. 24 hours. $8000+ in prizes.
Rice University's annual hackathon is back!
$9,350 in prizes
Best Use of Hardware
People's Choice Award
Indeed Most Helpful App
Best use of Microsoft Product
Nokia Lumia 1520's!!!
Best use of Ebay/PayPal/Venmo API
SWEEET Lego Star Wars sets!
SnapStream Most Creative Project
DKNight Magicbox Bluetooth Speakers!
Two Sigma Best Data Visualization
1000$ Gift Card
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Confirmed HackRice 2015 attendees may make a ChallengePost submission. Submissions should be one per project. Alumni may also submit a submission, but it will not be eligible for judging and prizes.
The following items will be expected for the submission:
- Team members, including contact information.
- Application name and its description and purpose.
- A 2 minutes max video demonstrating the hack.
- URL to live demo of the application if applicable.
How to enter
Hack up an awesome app, website, or program and submit a 2-minute ChallengePost video about it!
Will be Announced!
Innovation and Creativity
Have you seen a project like this before? How innovative is the solution?
How technically impressive is the project?
Does this project have important implications? Would this project be used outside the hackathon?
How refined is the idea, UI, and overall presentation?