HackEd Fall is your chance to create something awesome in a collaborative and fun environment with student and industry mentors.

HackEd Fall: A 24-hour hackathon by Computer Engineering Club

HackEd Fall is your chance to create something awesome in a collaborative and fun environment with student and industry mentors. Incorporate API from Jobber, DriveWyze and Gfycat and you could win a prize! We've also got secret special category prizes, so stay tuned for those!

 

 

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Prizes

$1,090 in prizes

Best Project

The best project will awarded an awesome prize to be chosen by the winning team.

API Prize: DriveWyze

The top team's members will each get a Arduino. All teams using the API will get free lunch with the DriveWyze team!

API Prize: Gfycat

The top team's members will each get a Raspberry Pi. All teams using the API will get free lunch with the Gfycat team!

API Prize: Jobber

The top team's members will each get a Chrome Cast. All teams using the API will get free lunch with the Jobber team!

Eligibility

All participants must be currently enrolled students with at least one member present to be eligible for prizes.

Requirements

All projects submitted must contain a public GitHub repository with no activity before the start of the Hackathon.

Coding will end at noon Sunday, so your team's last commit must be before this deadline.

Judges

Sean Feehan

Sean Feehan
Director of Product Development at Drivewyze

Sanjay Chugh

Sanjay Chugh
Drivewyze Developer

Sean Ouimet

Sean Ouimet
Lead Front-end Developer

Dan McEleney

Dan McEleney
Co-Founder at Gfycat

Cam Linke

Cam Linke
Co-Founder at Startup Edmonton

Brittany Lamorie

Brittany Lamorie
CompE Graduate Alumni

Judging Criteria

  • Difficulty (20%)
    How difficult was the project idea? The project groups should be challenging themselves! Teams that dreamed big with their idea and took a risk should be rewarded.
  • Creativity (10%)
    How original was the project idea? Teams are encouraged to try things that have never been done before. A good project idea should create something new or a new solution to an old problem.
  • Quantity (20%)
    How much did the team achieve in the 24 hour time limit? Did the team use their time effectively? This category ranks teams on how completely they finished their project.
  • Quality (30%)
    How high was the quality of work that was achieved? This category ranks the team’s solutions in professionalism as well as functionality. Keep in mind they did only have 24-hours!
  • Creativity (10%)
    How original was the solution to their project? How well did the teams overcome problems they encountered?
  • Presentation (10%)
    The presentations should be ranked on effectiveness of communication and professionalism. Teams are also expected to stay within the time limit and will be penalized for going over it.