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HACKUIOWA is a 2 day non-stop hackathon, and it will be held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is open to all university students that have a passion for creating things with technology!

Students will form teams to work on their project (or 'hack') up to 4 members. Projects are open format, which means that you can hack on web, mobile, desktop, or hardware applications. Company mentors will be available throughout the event for questions to make sure beginners and experts alike will have the help they need to successfully develop their project. All teams will demo their hacks at the end of the event and winners will be chosen by company mentors.

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$13,640 in prizes

1st Place Award by 3M

4 x Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB – Space Gray (Latest Model, 4th Generation))

2nd Place Award by 3M

4 x Oculus Quest 2 – Advanced All-In-One Virtual Reality Headset – 256 GB

3rd Place Award by 3M

4 x Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case

Best Space Project Award by UIowa Physics and Vedo Systems

4 x $200 Amazon gift card

Best Space Project Award by UIowa Physics and Vedo Systems

4 x $125 Amazon gift card

Best Agricultural Innovation Award by John Deere

4 x $75 Visa gift card

International Programs Award

4 x JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker with Case

Water and Environment Innovation Award

4 x Peak Design Everyday Backpacks

Hydroinformatics Innovation Award

4 x USB w/ Microsoft Windows 10 and Office Suite ($400 Resale Value each)

Intelligent Systems in Geoscience Award by IS-GEO

4 x USB w/ Microsoft Windows 10 and Office Suite ($400 Resale Value each)

Best Commercial Idea Award by JPEC

4 x Apple Airpods Pro

Best Data Visualization Award by Leepfrog

4 x YABER Y30 Projector

Best Good Neighbor Hack by State Farm

4 x $100 Amazon Gift Card

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  • Participants: Individuals (over 18 years in age).
  • Teams: (Max. of 4)
  • Countries: United States

Judges

Mike Rosburg

Mike Rosburg

Alex Stevens

Qianjin Zhang

Qianjin Zhang

Michele Williams

Michele Williams

John Engel

John Engel

Garrett Morris

Garrett Morris

Tianbao Yang

William J Bennett

Haugh Leah

Haugh Leah

Jon Arthur

Jon Arthur

Joshua Fajardo-Frink

Joshua Fajardo-Frink

Deb Walton

Deb Walton

Ricardo Zamudio

Ricardo Zamudio

Ibrahim Demir

Ibrahim Demir

Haugh Leah

Haugh Leah

Amanda Acevedo

Judging Criteria

  • Design and Presentation
  • User Experience and Functionality
  • Originality and Impact
  • Technical Complexity
  • Software Ethics

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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