HackUMBC gives you 24 hours to learn new skills, make friends, create your wildest idea, and share it with the world.
Build the coolest software and hardware projects you can think of! You will learn useful skills, work with amazing people, and win awesome prizes along the way. We encourage all students of any skill level or major to join.
$2,788 in prizes
Leap Motions + Pi Kit 3 + Dell Venue 10 Pro Tablet + Battery Pack
Leap Motions + Pi Kit 3 + Battery Pack
Leap Motions + Battery Pack
TowerSec Most Novel Use of an Embedded System (such as a Raspberry Pi, Microcontroller etc.)
Connected Car Adapter: Compatible with Amazon Echo
Bookholders Longest Stack Name on a Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi, Spark Photon or ESP8266 for each team members!
Best Use of Amazon Web Services
1TB Dell Portable Hard Drive for each team member!
Best Domain on Domain.com
Domain.com swag bag for each member.
Best Tool for Developers
A GitHub OctoCat statue for each developer!
Best Software + Hardware Interface
$25 gift cards to Best Buy for each team member
Anyone who creates amazing software that talks easily with hardware has a chance to win this prize!
How to enter
Please submit your application at hackumbc.org/apply.html
Is the hack Technically interesting or difficult? Is it just a wrapper on an API, or were there real technical challenges to overcome?
Is the hack usable in its current state? Is the user experience smooth? Does everything appear to work? Is it well designed?
Is it a unique idea? Has it been done before? Does it do something novel, or at least take a new approach to an old problem?
Is the hack practical? Is it something people would actually use? Does it fulfill a real need people have?