In an effort to better support the hacker community during these uncertain times, we are working to provide hackers with opportunities to Learn, Build, and Share from the comfort of their homes all summer long. We’ll be ensuring there’s a digital hackathon for the hacker community every weekend for the entire summer.
MLH Swag + Snap Spectacles
MLH Swag + YubiKey Security Key
MLH Swag + Casio Calculator Watch
Longest Tech Stack
Implement the most APIs and technologies into a single hack. All need to be used for a purpose. Even if a silly purpose.
Each winning team member will receive: AUKEY Wi-Fi Smart Plug 4-Pack
Best Demo Video
Our favorite/The funniest/The most Hacklarious demo video submitted to Devpost will get some special recognition. Videos longer than 2 minutes will not be eligible for this prize.
Each winning team member will receive: JBL Go 2 Bluetooth Speaker
Best Hardware Hack presented by Digi-Key
Build a hardware hack with what you have at home or use emulators to simulate hardware for your hack. The best project will receive Raspberry Pi Starter Kits for each team member.
Best use of Google Cloud
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 Nest Mini.
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Register a domain using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. Each winning team member will receive a Domain.com branded backpack.
Best UiPath Automation Hack
Build or add automation to your hack using UiPath! Each winning team member will receive a Limited Edition UiPath Branded Backpack.
Best use of MongoDB Atlas
Create a hack using MongoDB Atlas to host a database in the cloud! Automate the provisioning and deployment process with ease, while focusing all your efforts on your hack. Projects built using MongoDB Atlas will be eligible to win an AirCharge Plus per team member.
Facebook Spark AR Sticker Challenge
Create an Instagram filter using Facebook's Spark AR. Winner of the category will have their filter published through the MLH Instagram Channel & Featured on Facebook's Spark AR Community Page.Winning stickers will get published through the MLH Instagram Channel & Featured on Facebook's Spark AR Community Page. Demo videos must also be submitted on Instagram. Tag @mlhacks, @sparkarcreators, and use #SparkARStickerChallenge
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
This event open to hackers, all over the world, who are students at the time of the hackathon or who have graduated within the last 12 months. Students can include high school students, university undergraduate or postgraduate students, and people who are in vocational training such as apprenticeships.
As per our Code of Conduct, there is no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, social class, economic status, veteran status, disability, or age.
Hackathon Mentors / MLH
Hack Quarantine / MLH
Technica / Bitcamp
Has this project been done before at hackathons in the past? How creative is their project in solving the problem at hand?
How technically impressive was the hack? Was the technical problem the team tackled difficult? Did it use a particularly clever technique or did it use many different components? Did the technology involved make you go "Wow"?
Did the team put thought into the user experience? How well designed is the interface?
Does the hack work? Did the team achieve everything they wanted?
Did the team stretch themselves? Did they try to learn something new? What kind of projects have they worked on before?