ABOUT THE CHALLENGE

 

Hack_NCState is NC State's Annual Hackathon, available for to all college students! Meet other college students and form teams of up to 4 different people to create a project that fits into one of our track descriptions for a chance to win one of our listed prizes!

 

Our hackathon operates in United States Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 4:00). All projects that are submitted through DevPost before the 11am deadline on February 4th and are eligible for tech prizes. All submitting teams will be eligible for corporate challenge prizes as determined by our sponsors.

February 3rd

10:00am Opening Ceremony @ Duke Energy Hall - Hunt Library

February 4th

11:00am Project Submission Deadline

4:00pm Closing Ceremony @ Duke Energy Hall - Hunt Library

 

GET STARTED

 

Coding starts on Febrary 3rd (Saturday) at 10:00 am EDT, at our kick-off event in Duke Energy Hall located inside Hunt Library. We will be hosting workshops, tech talks, and other activities throughout the event for participants to enjoy. All projects must be submitted online before February 4th (Sunday) at 11:00 am EDT, but you can edit anything after submitting, so we encourage you to submit your products early and often.

 

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Visit https://hackncstate.org for more information!

Requirements

WHAT TO BUILD

Check our track descriptions see what interests you, then build a project that fits the track for the chance to win one of our prizes!

TRACKS

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WHAT TO SUBMIT

Submit your project with a 2 to 3 minute pitch video. Feel free to include any supplemental documents, files, websites, etc. However, remember that more is not always better! 

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

TBA

Prizes coming soon!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

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Judging Criteria

  • Effectiveness
    How effective is the idea or analysis?
  • Presentation
    How clean and well thought is the presentation?
  • Creativity
    How unique and out of the box is this idea?
  • Usefulness
    How useful is this project to the problem?
  • Validity
    How reputable are the data sources used?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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