The annual 24-hour Edmonton hackathon that brings together motivated students from diverse backgrounds and challenges them to build something awesome.
Hackathons are for designing, creating and building awesome projects. Transform your crazy idea into a real working product over one weekend. Whether you’re a newbie or this ain’t your first rodeo, HackEd 2017 aims to give you the best hackathon experience with industry mentors for troubleshooting and inspiration, free swag, and cool prizes! Students from all schools, disciplines, years and experience levels are welcome.
$750 in prizes
Top 3 Finalists (3)
Prize package containing: Skullcandy Uproar bluetooth headphones, Skullcandy Barricade mini-bluetooth speaker, Striiv Fusion 2, Razer Deathadder mouse, Tile Slim
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!
Best Use of AWS (Amazon Web Services)
1 TB Hard Drives
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Domain.com Swag Bags
All current high school, undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to participate. If you are a new grad (i.e. graduated within the last 12 months), you can also compete!
Teams of 3 are recommended. We allow individuals or teams of up to 5. Prizes are awarded assuming teams of 3, no additional prizes will be awarded to larger teams.
Entries must be projects begun during the Hackathon.
All code must be hosted on a public GitHub repo or your project will be ineligible to win. Make sure your GitHub repo is linked with your submission on Devpost!
You are encouraged to include as much information about your project as possible on your submission page. The more information there is, the easier it is for others to understand your project's true capabilities.
How to enter
Computer Engineering Lab Instructor at the University of Alberta
Director of Computer Engineering at the University of Alberta
Local Software Entrepreneur
Product Manager at Jobber
Software Engineer at Resolver Inc.
Software Developer at Microsoft
Analyst at Darkhorse Analytics
Computer Science Professor at the University of Alberta
How unique and innovative is the solution?
How useful is the solution for the problem it was designed to solve?
How well did the teams overcome problems they encountered?
Are you blown away?