Annual Hackathon Hosted by the ACM Chapter of KU
HackKU is an annual 36-hour hackathon at the University of Kansas, where students can have the opportunity to innovate new ideas, discover different paths, and push the boundaries of technology.
$6,004 in prizes
Nintendo Switch Lite (4)
Best Learning Track Prize
Raspberry SC15184 Pi 4 Model B 2019 Quad Core 64 Bit (4)
Runner-Up Learning Track Prize
Amazon Echo Show 8 + Amazon Fire Stick (4)
Best Smart City Track Prize
Amazon Alexa 3rd Generation (4)
Runner-Up Smart City Track Prize
Sony WH-XB900N Wireless Noise Canceling Extra Bass Headphones (4)
Best Financial Track Prize
Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (4)
Runner-Up Financial Track Prize
Most Promising Startup
The best project(s) to provides the greatest opportunity to be transformed into a start-up.
$1000 can be given to any group(s) 1517 deems worthy!
Digital Ocean Credits (3)
3rd Prize Any Track
Google Home Mini (4)
Best use of Google Cloud Prize: Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here: g.co/cloud. Each winning team member will receive a Google Home Mini.
Domain.com Backpacks (4)
Best Domain Registered with Domain.com: Domain.com provides all the domain services you need from registration to hosting to SSL certificates and beyond. Each hacker will receive a FREE domain name and year of domain privacy from Domain.com for their project this weekend!
UiPath/MLH Branded Backpack + Intern Opportunity at UiPath (4)
Best UiPath Automation Hack: Build an automation hack using UiPath! Each winning team member will receive a UiPath/MLH Branded Backpack and an opportunity to interview for a UiPath Internship in 2020 with high recommendation!
Tile Sticker Smart Tracker + Chance to be featured in Radar's Blog (4)
Most Creative Radar.io Hack
Accuweather Swag Bag (4)
Best use of Accuweather API
Apple Watch Nike Series 5 (4)
Best Use of Xpring Tools Prize
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
To be announced...
Your project should follow within the theme of the Hackathon.
Your use of computing and technology should impress our judges.
Your project is in a stable, usable state.
Your team should be able to explain your project to our judges.
Your team should learn something new during hacking.