We're hosting the fourth installment of our Student Hackathon in the University of Sheffield, open to students across the country! We provide the WiFi, power, and food while teams of hackers create something new and exciting.
Team of 1-4 people. Must be at university, or have graduated since 27th October 2017.
$2,120 in prizes
Best Hack - 1st Place
All-new Echo Dot (3rd Gen) and $500 Digital Ocean credit
Best Hack - 2nd Place
Xiaomi Mi Band 3 and $250 Digital Ocean Credit
Best Hack - 3rd Place
TaoTronics Bluetooth Headphones and $125 Digital Ocean credit
Best use of Google Cloud Platform
Use Google Cloud Platform in your hack. Find a full list of GCP products & services at: https://cloud.google.com/products/. Each winning team member will receive a Google Home Mini, max 4 per team.
Best use of Algolia API
Use Algolia's search API in your project. Each winning team member will receive a Casio Calculator Watch.
Best Domain registered with Domain.com
Register a domain using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. Each winning team member will receive a Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit.
Best use of HERE.com
Use HERE.com's mapping API or SDK in your project.
Best IoT Hack using a Qualcomm Device
Use a Qualcomm device, like the Dragonboard 410C, in your IoT project. Each winning team member will receive their own DragonBoard 410C.
Best use of Clarifai API
Use Clarifai's image or video recognition API or SDK in your project. One winning team will be selected from all MLH Member Events each weekend.
Egress challenge: best use of security
£500 Amazon vouchers or a £500 donation to a charity of the winning team's choice.
epiGenesys challenge: best time saving hack
Selection of tech books.
Capital One challenge: best financial hack
Tombola challenge: Best bingo or arcade game
MLH weekly challenge: best use of the Cisco Webex Teams API
MLH weekly challenge: Snapkit weekly challenge
Spectacles by Snapchat.
MLH weekly challenge: best use of Clarifai's API
Hacker gear from Clarifai.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
How to enter
You require a ticket from EventBrite. HackSheffield 4.0 Eventbrite
Craig de Gouveia
First, Second and Third Place awarded for the hack that impresses the judges the most overall