24-hour event to build cool and innovative applications, websites, and hardware projects

Open to beginners! Current college students are invited for Syracuse University's first 24 hour hackathon starting at 11:30AM on Saturday, April 21st. Create anything from applications to websites. Work with a team or solo, and present your project the next day for the chance to win cool prizes!

 

SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 21:

 

10:00 am - 11:30 am Check-in Registration -ATRIUM

 

11: 30 am - 12:15 pm Opening Ceremonies - LSB 001

 

 

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Team Formation - LSB 105

 

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Intro to Hackathons - LSB 105

 

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch -ATRIUM

 

 

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Introduction to Arduino - SCIETCH 4-201

 

 

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Google Session - LSB 105

 

 

3:00 - 3:45 Computer Vision 101 - SCITECH 4-201

 

 

 

4:00 - 5:00 SRC Session - LSB 105

 

5:00 - 6:00  Ladies Storms Hackathons! - LSB 100

 

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Dinner -ATRIUM

 

7:00 - 9:00 pm MLH intro to graphql - SCITECH 1-019

 

8:00 - 9:00 pm MLH !Light Mini-Event - SCITECH 4-201

 

 

10:00 - 10:45 pm IBM Watson Workshop - LSB 100

 

 

10:00 - 12:00am MLH Intro to Docker - SCITECH 4-201

 

 

Sunday, April 22nd:

 

1:00 - 2:00 am MLH Cup Stacking - LSB 105

 

7:30 am - 9:30 am Breakfast -ATRIUM

 

8:00 am - 10:30 am highschool workshops - SCITECH 3rd FLOOR COMPUTER LOUNGE



8:00 am - 11:00 am Apple Ipad programming for middle school

 

10:00 am PROJECT SUBMISSION DUE

 

10:00 am - 11:20 pm Expo -ATRIUM

 

12:00 - 1:00 pm Closing Ceremonies - LSB 001/ATRIUM

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Prizes

1st Place (4)

1st Choice of Drone, Echo Dot, Hard Drive

2nd Place (4)

2nd Choice of Drone, Echo Dot, Hard Drive

3rd Place (4)

3rd Choice of Drone, Echo Dot, Hard Drive

Best Education, Diversity or Inclusion Hack (4)

Waterproof Compact JBL Speakers

Best Hardware Hack (4)

Raspberry Pis

Best Rookie Hack (4)

Laptop Stand

Best Presentation (4)

DIY Cardboard Projector

SRC's Best Innovation (4)

VR Headset + SRC Gift Bags

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  • open to all current college students 
  • no previous coding experience is required
  • teams can be up to 3-4 members, or you can work alone

How to enter

click here to apply!

Judges

TBD

TBD

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
    How high-tech/technically intricate is your project?
  • Creativity/Originality
    How inventive is your project?
  • Design
    How organized/aesthetically pleasing is your project?
  • Impact
    How does your project stand out next to others'?