500 students & 24 hours of ideas, projects, design, and more at UT Dallas.

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Prizes

$9,300 in prizes

Overall #1

Best overall hack. Hacks will be judged on technical, design, viability, and the creativity.

Prize: DJI Spark Drones, Elevate iPads, 4 Big Design Conference Tickets, Lunch with the CIO of Elevate

Overall #2

Second best hack overall hack. Hacks will be judged on technical, design, viability, and the creativity.

Prize: Nintendo Switch, Google Home Mini’s, 4 Big Design Conference Tickets

Overall #3

Third best overall hack. Hacks will be judged on technical, design, viability, and the creativity.

Prize: Ultrawide Monitors, Chromecast, 4 Big Design Conference Tickets

Elevate AI

Determine how to Machine Learning, AI, & recommendations to help users in financial setting.

Prize: 4 Amazon Echos.

Elevate Blockchain

Determine and develop an MVP for a use case of blockchain technology in the non-prime lending or short term credit industry. (Finance Track)

Prize: $500, 4 Big Design Conference Tickets, Lunch with the CIO of Elevate

Statefarm

We are challenging the participants to create an application (web or mobile) that can be used at elementary and middle schools or STEM camps to teach students about creativity involved in software development and basic coding principles.

Prize: 4 Amazon Echos.

Cisco

Best use of Spark, either API SDK

Prize: $300 Cash

Mobile

Best Mobile Implementation

Prize: 1 Year of Apple Development Subscription

Design - Big Design Conference

Best Overall DesignBest Overall Design

Prize: 4 Tickets to the Big Design Conference

Hardware

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Main

Main

Judging Criteria

  • Technicality
  • Design (UI & UX)
  • Originality/Creativity
  • Presentation
  • Viability (Business Sense)