BrickHack: RIT's premiere collegiate hackathon. February 11th ignites a weekend devoted to 400 designers and coders sinking 24 hours into building and creating. Mentors and industry representatives will also join the fray to lend expertise, and share wisdom. Expect food, swag, and timeless brick-laden memories.
You must register at BrickHack.io
You must be a registered participant of BrickHack in order to qualify. You must also be over the age of 18 and a current student or be within one year of your graduation date if you have already graduated.
At least on person from your team must be at the judging fair in order for your submission to be considered.
Judging will happen in person on Sunday Feb. 12, 2017.
$13,240 in prizes
Best Use of Real Time Network Communication - Datto
$500 Amazon Gift Card for the team
Best Use of Microsoft Technology
To qualify for the Best Use of Microsoft Technology prize, hackers need to incorporate at least one of the following products/services into their project:
• Microsoft API, including, but not limited to:
o Office 365
o Cognitive Services
• Microsoft Azure cloud, including, but not limited to:
o Machine learning
o Virtual machines
• Microsoft Band
• Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app"
Best Use of Watson IoT platform on Bluemix - IBM
Apple Watch for each member of the team.
Most creative use of the UPS APIs
UPS backpacks with bluetooth speakers, shirts, water bottles and other assorted UPS swag.
Build Something Awesome using the SparkPost API
Use the SparkPost API to send an email or receive an email and perform an action via inbound domains and relay webhooks.
$500 in Amazon or Visa Giftcards.
SNAP (Sapient Nitro Accelerated Prototyping) Award
Best use of our ideation theme.
Criteria available at https://goo.gl/51WUv0
One-year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud
Fire HD Tablets
Chromecast + Amazon Echo Dot
Arduino Uno Starter Kit
MOOV NOW + Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones
Particle Maker Kit
Best reverse engineering app
Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment! Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment. Members of the winning team receive Hack Harassment Battery Packs!
Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS
1 TB Hard Drives
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Domain.com Swag Bags
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
How to enter
Participants must be attending the physical event to join and submit a project. Simply register and submit.
Executive Director of Hack Club
FOSS Researcher and Community Liaison - RIT
Lecturer - RIT
Visiting Lecturer - RIT
Open Source Community Manager at Hillary for America
Friendly technologist & leader who loves programming
CTO @ Thimble.io
More coming soon!
All decisions made by judges are final.