Hackathon with a focus on inclusivity, learning, ethics, and experience
Welcome to HooHacks, the 6th annual, premier hackathon at the University of Virginia! You will have 24 hours to ideate, construct, and showcase the product you build from scratch along with other developers, engineers, and designers. Learn. Build. Achieve.
$6,740 in prizes
For the most innovative hack. The prize consists of Apple Watch Series 3 (2), and Xbox One S NBA2k19 Bundle (2).
Best Beginner Hack (3)
Awarded to the top three beginner hacks. Each team will get a bundle of prizes: 1 urBeats3 Earphones, 1 Corsair K55 Wired Gaming Keyboard, 1 Google - Smart Light Starter Kit with Google Assistant, and 1 Roku - Streaming Stick + 4k streaming media player.
Best Health Hack (2)
Awarded for two apps that creatively disrupt the health industry.
1st place prize: Fitbit Alta HR Activity Tracker (4).
2nd place prize: Xiaomi Band 3 (4).
Best Social Good Hack (2)
Awarded to the top two social good hacks.
1st place prize: Powerbeats 3 Wireless (4), and $250 to charity.
2nd place prize: Google Home Mini (4), and $100 to charity.
Best Education Hack (2)
Awarded to the top two educational hacks.
1st place prize: Google Home (4), and Smart Wifi Plug Mini (4).
2nd place prize: Google - Smart Light Starter Kit with Google Assistant (4).
Best Art/Gaming Hack (2)
Awarded to the top two art/gaming hacks.
1st place prize: Wacom Intuos Drawing Tablet (4).
2nd place prize: Steam Gift Cards $25 (4).
Best Finance Hack - Capital One/HooHacks (3)
Awarded to the top 3 financial hacks.
1st place prize: $1000/team.
2nd place prize: $400/team.
3rd place prize: $100/team.
Best Use of Fair Division - Leidos
Winning team receives
4x $50 Amazon Giftcards
2x Arkham Horror LCG: Core Box
1x Not Alone
Best User Experience Design - Pariveda
Winners get a Nike bag and a Chromecast
Best Use of Google Cloud Platform - Google/MLH
Winners get Google Home Minis
Best App/Website To Help Potential Home Buyers - Fannie Mae
Create an app or website that helps potential home buyers pick their perfect neighborhood.
<<<<< Check out Fannie Mae's booth for more information >>>>>
1st- $150 Gift Card, Dinner - VP of Technology, Full Zip Hooded Sweatshirt, Heavy Brushed Twill Cap, Additional FNMA branded items awarded
2nd - $50 Gift Card, Full Zip Hooded Sweatshirt, Heavy Brushed Twill Cap
Best Sustainability Hack - SustainableIT
1st places gets $500
Best Use of Microstrategy Platforms - Microstrategy (2)
Each winner receives a Nintendo Switch(!), MicroStrategy shirt, Hackathon Tumblr, Microstrategy Swag Bag!
Best Domain Registered with Domain.com - MLH
Register the most interesting domain using your FREE Domain.com credit this weekend to win Raspberry Pis.
Best Use of Snap Kit - MLH
Use Snap Kit to integrate Snapchat's best features into your hack to win Spectacles or another awesome prize.
Ansible Challenge - Red Hat
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Team size is up to four people.
Develop anything! HooHacks has a focus on these four values: Inclusivity, Learning, Ethics, and Experience.
How to enter
Registration is closed
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