TEEN HACKATHON FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL KIDS TO DEVELOP TECH SOLUTIONS TO CIVIC PROBLEMS

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Prizes

$2,450 in prizes

Best TeenHacks Overall Civic App (3)

We’re thrilled to announce the Best TeenHacks Overall Civic App with Devpost, an opportunity for you to publish an app for a chance to win your share of cash and prizes up to $10,000.

1st Place – TBD
2nd Place – TBD
3rd Place – TBD
4th Place – TBD
5th Place – TBD

Netscout Innovation award

Best App Award from the host

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

To participate, you must be:

  • a high schooler 
  • between ages 11 and 18 (inclusive)
  • All code for your project must be written between 10:00am on Saturday, September 8th, 2018, and 7:00pm on Saturday, September 8th, 2018. You may use any publically available libraries/packages.
  • All team members must be physically present at the event to qualify for judging.
  • All team members must be enrolled in a high/middle school to qualify for judging.

Anyone with any amount of programming experience is welcome! If you're an advanced hacker, you will definitely find our event unique and enjoyable! If you're new to coding, we have plenty of mentors and workshops to help you learn extremely fast and build your first app/website!

Requirements

You must submit:

  • your Github URL to the project
  • A URL to a Google Slides Presentation

How to enter

Sign up before September 7th, 2018 at 11:59 PM on teenhacks website (click the Register button at the top). We will be emailing out waivers soon!

Judges

Manoj Abraham

Manoj Abraham
InternetDonkey,Inc

Judging Criteria

  • Usefulness
  • creativity/innovation
  • presentation
  • Technical Difficulty
    Creativity ( 1/5) Is the idea unique and innovative? Usefulness ( 2/5) What are the real-world applications? Presentation ( 1/5) Does it look polished and professional? Technical Difficulty (1/5) What type of technical challenges did you solve?

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