We have mentors, leading industry professionals, a locker full of supplies, and tables of food to serve so that your idea can come to life. We want you to be immersed with like-minded and creative people so you can focus on building something amazing, You could also have the chance to present it to an audience to win some pretty awesome prizes.
If you consider yourself a creator, join us on May 25-26 for 24 hours of ideation and invention. We invite any student over 18 to apply to be part of this engaging event. Oh, and did we mention, we’ve got food too!
Please apply here on our official website: http://enghack.uwaterloo.ca/
Individuals (over 18) in up to groups of 4.
At a minimum, include the following in your submission:
- An overview of what your project does
- How your team built it
- Challenges, accomplishments, and what you learned
- The API challenges your team is competiting for
- Any links that showcase your project code (ie GitHub)
$23,744 in prizes
Top 3 Team (3)
Jaybird X3 Wireless Earphones + EA & Ubisoft Swag
StdLib – Best use of StdLib API (2)
Nintendo Switch for every team member (up to 4). Awarded for the best use of the StdLib API.
Find more about it here: https://stdlib.com
Indico- Machine Learning API
$500 in indico Machine Learning API credit per winning team member. Awarded for the best use of the Indico Machine Learning API.
Free 1 year subscription to Sketch App for each team member. Awarded to project with best UI design.
12 months free of 1Password. Awarded to each team member of the project with the best Security features
Wolfram Challenge (3)
One year subscription to Wolfram (One Personal Edition). Awarded to the top 3 teams for best use of Wolfram API.
Ritual Challenge - Best project/hack targeting the food services industry
Awarded $100 in Ritual credit for the winning team (must have Ritual account to redeem).
ConsenSys Blockchain Prize
Each member of the team who makes project with the Best project/hack relating to Blockchain (in ANY way!) will receive $100 in ether!
.tech Domain Category Prize
The best project/hack that is hosted on a .tech domain will receive $250 in Amazon Vouchers!
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Creativity and Ideation
Weight: 50% This includes the tools and frameworks used, and the technical difficulty of building your project. Be sure to describe any challenges you faced and how you learned or overcame them!
Pitch / Demo
+5% . AKA Does it work the way you say it works!?