“Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” So join us as we jump back for a weekend to #HackToTheFuture!
Welcome to BigRed//Hacks Volume 6! Visit BigRedHacks.com/live for the most up-to-date info!
Our main event is here! To those who travelled from other schools, the BigRed//Hacks team welcomes you to Cornell University. We hope you didn't push your DeLorean too hard for your trek here as you're gonna need it this weekend! And to our Cornell students, especially our Class of 2022 Hackers, welcome to Cornell's biggest student-run Hackathon! We can't wait to see what you'll create! Below you will find our event schedule:
Friday, October 19:
- 4:30pm - Registration Begins
- 6:30pm - Opening Ceremony with President Martha Pollack
- 8:00pm - Hacking commences and Team Formation
- 9:00pm - Dinner and Smash Tournament
- 9:30pm - Wayfair API Demo
- 10:30pm - IBM API Demo
- 11:15pm - ITG API Demo
Saturday, October 20:
- 12:00am - Midnight Snack! feat. Insomnia Cookies
- 8:00am - Breakfast
- 9:00am - Hedera Hashgraph API Demo
- 9:30am - Beebe Lake Hike
- 10:00am - Alexa Workshop
- 10:30am - Schlumberger Recruiting Session
- 12:00pm - Lunch
- 12:30pm - UI/Design Workshop
- 1:30pm - Game Design Workshop
- 2:30pm - Hackathon Organizer Meetup
- 5:30pm - Shirt Distribution
- 6:00pm - Slideshow Karaoke
- 7:00pm - Dinner
- 8:00pm - Cup Stacking Challenge
- 9:00pm - Night Hike
- 10:00pm - Ice Skating @ Lynah Rink
Sunday, October 21:
- 1:00am - Post Midnight Snack!
- 7:00am - Breakfast
- 8:00am - Hacking ends
- 9:00am - Submission grace period ends
- 9:00am - Project Expo
- 11:30am - Lunch
- 12:00pm - Closing Ceremony
$3,665 in prizes
The Johnny B. Goode Hack To The Future Prize
Awarded for the hack that best embodies the theme of this year's hackathon!
Prize: Old Fashioned NES
Best Use of IBM Cloud Technology
Prize: Bose QC35 Headphones
JPMorgan Chase Best Hack for Disaster Relief & Recovery
Prize: Bose Headphones
ITG Best FinTech Hack
ITG’s sponsored award for the Best FinTech Hack!
CapitalOne Best Financial Hack
CapitalOne’s sponsored award for Best Financial Hack
Prize: $300 Amazon Gift Card for each team member
Best Use of 3D Technology
Awarded to the team that makes the best Hack utilizing 3D Technology!
Prize: Wayfair Themed Oculus Go Glasses
Best Use of Wolfram API
Awarded to the Hack with the best use of Wolfram Technologies!
Prize: WolframOne Subscription
Best Domain Name Registered With Domain.com
Awarded for the most creative Domain name registered with Domain.com! Visit http://hackp.ac/domain
Prize: Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit
Best IoT Hack Using A Qualcomm Device
Awarded for the best IoT based Hack that utilizes a Qualcomm Device!
Prize: DragonBoard 410C
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/.
Prize: Google Home Mini
Best use of Algolia API
Use Algolia's search API in your project.
Prize: Casio Calculator Watch
Best use of HERE.com
Use HERE.com's mapping API or SDK in your project.
Prize: Hacker gear & swag from HERE.com
Best Technical Feat
Awarded for the most technically challenging hack!
Prize: Redragon K552 KUMARA LED Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Best Business Proposal
Awarded for the hack that should be further pursued as a business prospect!
Prize: Fitbit Flex 2
Awarded for the hack that looks and feels the best!
Prize: Sketch License
Best Hardware Hack
Awarded for the most interesting hardware-based hack!
Prize: YI Discovery 4K Action Camera
Best First-Time Hackers
Awarded for the most promising first-time hackers! To qualify, all members of the team must be first-time Hackathon hackers.
Prize: Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
Best Feel-good Hack
Please visit bigredhacks.com for more details!
Submission must be an original piece of software, where a significant portion of the code and functionality was designed and written by the team members.
A significant part of the submission must be created inside of the 36 hour hackathon window, and any external code, images, or content must be equally available to all participants, licensed with permission to use, appropriately attributed, and follow all applicable laws.
Submissions must follow all applicable laws, may not promote copyright infringement, and may not be obscene or made with the purpose to marginalize or offend any group of people.
How to enter
Join brhfa18.slack.com for more details!
Major League Hacking
Major League Hacking
All Hacks will be judged based on the criteria specified for each prize