UMass Lowell's First Hackathon!

UMass Lowell's first hackathon!

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Prizes

$11,100 in prizes

Best Use of Domain.com

Best domain .com, .net, .org namess registered this weekend gets a Domain.com swag bag!

Best Use of AWS

Best use of AWS this weekend gets 1TB Dell Hard Drive

Best Developer Tool

Best developer tool gets an awesome Github Octocat statue!

Most Technically Complex

The innovation with the most technically challenging work put into it

Practicality: The solution has real-world applications
Novelty: The solution is unlike anything seen before
Likability: The innovation is interesting and appealing
Complexity: The solution requires a (almost unnecessarily) large amount of work
Research: The team is able to explain the function and significance clearly

Biggest Community Impact (1st place)

The innovation that has the best potential to immediately benefit the surrounding community

Practicality: The solution has real-world applications
Novelty: The solution is unlike anything seen before
Likability: The innovation is interesting and appealing
Social-Mindedness: The solution has a focus on community improvement
Feasibility: The innovation can be reasonably accomplished in the community

Biggest Community Impact (2nd place)

The innovation that has the best potential to immediately benefit the surrounding community

Practicality: The solution has real-world applications
Novelty: The solution is unlike anything seen before
Likability: The innovation is interesting and appealing
Social-Mindedness: The solution has a focus on community improvement
Feasibility: The innovation can be reasonably accomplished in the community

Biggest Community Impact (3rd place)

The innovation that has the best potential to immediately benefit the surrounding community

Practicality: The solution has real-world applications
Novelty: The solution is unlike anything seen before
Likability: The innovation is interesting and appealing
Social-Mindedness: The solution has a focus on community improvement
Feasibility: The innovation can be reasonably accomplished in the community

Best Internet of Things Innovation

The innovation with the most effective usage of Internet of Things technology

Practicality: The solution has real-world applications
Novelty: The solution is unlike anything seen before
Likability: The innovation is interesting and appealing
User Experience: The solution is easy to use for intended audience
IoT Usage: The innovation utilizes an Internet of Things technology

Most Revolutionary Idea

The innovation with the best potential to disrupt markets

Practicality: The solution has real-world applications
Novelty: The solution is unlike anything seen before
Likability: The innovation is interesting and appealing
Future Plans: The team has ideas for the future of their innovation
Scalability: The innovation can easily be built into an actual product

Best Use of Performance Plastics

Best use of performance plastics technology to improve lives

Best Use of Haven on Demand

Best use of Haven on Demand software

Best Use of Twilio API

Best use of Twilio's API

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Hawkathon Team

Hawkathon Team

Judging Criteria

  • Awesomeness