The largest Oklahoma hackathon

Hacklahoma is an annual 24-hour hackathon held at the University of Oklahoma. 300 students from across the country will come to collaborate, build, and share their awesome projects with us! Hacklahoma provides a comfortable learning environment for all hackers to use their creativity and innovation at its full potential. We encourage students from all backgrounds, experience levels, and majors to join us for our second year!

When? Where?

Devon Energy Hall at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK on February 9th and 10th, 2019.

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Prizes

$11,764 in prizes

First Place - Nintendo Switch + Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Individual or team who places first, overall. Each team member will receive a Nintendo Switch and Super Smash Bros Ultimate

First Place - Sketch License Prize

Individual or team who places first, overall. Each member of the first place team will receive a 1 year license for Sketch

First Place - Framer X License Prize

Individual or team who places first, overall. Each member of the first place team will receive a 1 year license for Framer X

Second Place - Oculus Go 32 GB

Individual or team who places second, overall. Each team member will receive an Oculus Go 32 GB

Third Place - Amazon Echo 2nd Generation

Individual or team who places third, overall. Each team member will receive an Amazon Echo 2nd Generation

SPONSORED BY JP MORGAN & CHASE: "Best Hack for Social Good" Challenge - Bose SoundLink Wireless Headphones

JPMorgan & Chase will be awarding Bose SoundLink Wireless Headphones to the individual or team who wins their sponsored hack

SPONSORED BY TAILWIND: Tailwind Best Open Data Hack

Develop a web or mobile app that harnesses the power of an open source of data.
Each member of the winning team will receive an ultimate ears portable speaker and a mentorship lunch with the CEO and development team from Tailwind.

SPONSORED BY TWILIO: Best Use of Twilio

Each member of the winning team will receive: a Vilros Raspberry Pi Zero Complete Starter Kit, a Huawei Unlocked Modem USB 4G LTE, and a Bioworld Nasa Backpack Patches Print

SPONSORED BY WOLFRAM: 1 Year Subscriptions to Wolfram|One Personal Edition and Wolfram|Alpha Pro (20)

Individuals or teams who place in the top twenty, overall. Each team member will receive yearlong subscriptions to Wolfram|One Personal Edition and Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Best Hardware Hack - Arduino Starter Kit

Individual or team who wins the Best Hardware Hack category. Each team member will receive an Arduino Starter Kit

Best Design Hack - Mophi 6000 mAh Portable Charger

Individual or team who wins the Best Design Hack category. Each team member will receive a Mophi 6000 mAh Portable Charger

Save the Bees Hack - Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote

Individual or team who wins the Save the Bees Hack category. Each team member will receive an Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote

Best Beginner Hack - Fitbit Flex 2

Individual or team who wins the Best Beginner Hack category. Each team member will receive a Fitbit Flex 2

Best Use of Google Cloud Platform

Google Home Minis for each team member

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit for each team member

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

410C Dragonboard for each team member

Snap Kit Prize

Use Snap Kit's web or mobile SDK in your hack. Each winning team member will receive a pair of Spectacles by Snapchat or another awesome prize.

Eligibility

Any student 18 or older of any field of study/background can participate as a hacker! Hackers can work individually or in teams of up to 4 people. 

How to enter

To be considered for prizes, all hacks must be submitted to Devpost by 11:30AM on Sunday, February 10, 2019.

Judges

The Best EPICALLY AWESOME Judges

The Best EPICALLY AWESOME Judges

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
  • Originality
  • Impressiveness
    What's your project's "wow" factor? How did you go above and beyond?
  • Learning
    How much did you learn from your project? Did you have to overcome any challenges? What risks did you take?
  • Note: Sponsored Challenges
    If you complete a sponsored challenge as your hack, judging criteria is determined by the sponsor. Please see the details of the challenge for more information on their criteria.