HackBU 2017

HackBU is a 350-student hackathon at Binghamton University that aims to foster students' passion and interest for challenging themselves with interesting problems.

 

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Prizes

$1,378 in prizes

First Place!

1738 HackBU Points!

Second Place!

1337 HackBU Points!

Third Place!

679 HackBU Points!

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Domain.com Swag Bags.

Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS

$30 Amazon Hard gift card for each team member

Vanguard's Best Community Hack (2)

Vanguard swag for each team member!

Citi's Best FinTech Hack

Beats Headphones!

Viacom's Best Internet-of-Things Hack (2)

Smart Philips Hue Lightstrip Pluses for each member of the winning team.

http://www2.meethue.com/en-us/productdetail/philips-hue-lightstrip-plus

Binghamton ACM's Best Technical Hack

Impress us with fancy algorithms and technically complex hacks! Winning team gets $408 in Amazon gift cards split among themselves.

Best Design

420 HackBU Points

Best From-Scratch

OS APIs + Language Standard Libraries Only

420 HackBU Points

Hippest Stack

Use hip and cool new technologies, languages, and frameworks!

420 HackBU Points

Funniest Hack

Make us laugh! Brownie points for originality!

420 HackBU Points

Best Business Opportunity

420 HackBU Points

Best Beginner Hack

Best first timer hack!

420 HackBU Points

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Currently enrolled college students

Requirements

N/A

Judges

George Weinschenk

George Weinschenk
Binghamton University CS: Height 7'8"

Chris Beard

Chris Beard
Bloomberg

Per Stromhaug

Per Stromhaug
Entrepreneurship & Innovations

Sarah Hoch

Sarah Hoch
General Electric

Brittney King

Brittney King
General Electric

Patrick Madden

Patrick Madden
Binghamton University CS

Alfredo Iturralde

Alfredo Iturralde
Lockheed Martin

John Weachock

John Weachock
Corning Inc.

Jessica Bracht

Jessica Bracht
Citi

Ajmal Sharif

Ajmal Sharif
Bloomberg

Rick Shumaker

Rick Shumaker
Binghamton University ResCons

Tim Hung

Tim Hung
ACM

Rob Litzer

Rob Litzer
Binghamton University

Judging Criteria

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