A hackathon for high school students, by high school students

A HACKATHON BY STUDENTS, FOR STUDENTS.

Are you a high school student who wants to test their coding skills? Want to show off what you know? Want to learn, code, and have the chance to get free swag and maybe win an award?
Come to def hacks()! We have cookies :)

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Prizes

$130 in prizes

ThoughtWorks Award for Best Overall

Goldman Sachs Award for Most Cha-Ching

Samsung Accelerator Award for Most Innovation

Bustle Award for Best Design

#BUILTBYGIRLS Award for Best Game

Rough Draft Ventures Award for Best Beginner Hack

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Participants: High school students (except for a few cool exceptions ;) )

Teams: Up to 4 members

 

Requirements

Make something that you'll be proud of! Whether it's a game, app, or metaphorical cup of coffee, we just want to ensure everyone leaves with a finished project and some new skills! 

Judges

Richard Murby

Richard Murby
Devpost

Nisha Dua

Nisha Dua
#BUILTBYGIRLS/AOL

Kai Bond

Kai Bond
Samsung Accelerator

Peter Boyce

Peter Boyce
Rough Draft Ventures/General Catalyst

Judging Criteria

  • Swagginess