Come for a Hack UVA good time!

Come one, come all! Hack with 300 other hackers from across the mid-Atlantic and build out your project you've been waiting to! Work with other developers, designers, and entrepreneurs to create a web, mobile, or hardware hack from scratch!

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Eligibility

Teams can be anywhere from one to four people. If you are looking for teammates before the challenge, use ChallengePost's built in team-finding feature to find those who need your skills (or have the skills you want).

Requirements

- Platforms: (iOS, Android, Web / Mobile Web, Mac, Windows, hardware hacks)

- Must include both submission and (screenshot or video)

- Must select which sponsorship prizes you are going for

How to enter

- Each teammate must create a ChallengePost account

  • Assign a teammate to a draft submission

- Make your app (any platform is accepted)!

- (Optional) Take a screenshot of your demo

- Submit your app

- Attend the demo fair

- Wait for judging announcements and final demos

Judges

Paul Beyer

Paul Beyer
Director, TomTom Festival

Michael Prichard

Michael Prichard
Founder & CTO, WillowTree

John Feminella

John Feminella
Co-Founder, UpHex

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    Is the hack more than just another generic social app? Does it do something entirely novel, or at least take a fresh approach to an old problem?
  • Polish/Design
    Is the hack usable in its current state? Is the user experience smooth? Does everything appear to work? Is it well-designed?
  • Technical Vigor
    Is the hack technically interesting or difficult? Does it showcase technical talent? Is the depth of implementation within the 24 hour time limit impressive?