UCR's 12 hour beginner-oriented hackathon.

Here's a short and sweet hackathon for beginners and veterans alike. Cutie Hack promises to be welcoming of all skill levels and hack ideas. Come and build whatever you can imagine!

Find out more information at cutiehack.io/live!

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Prizes

$20,558 in prizes

1st Place

4x Apple AirPods Pros with Charging Case (Wired)

4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

2nd Place

4x Tile Essentials Bundle

4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Organizer's Pick

4x Google Home Mini

4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Student's Choice

4x Matcha Whisk Set

4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Best UI/UX Hack

4x Mechanical Keyboard + Mouse Bundle

4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Best Use of .XYZ Domain (3)

4x XYZ Swag Gift Bag
4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Best use of EchoAR

4x $50 Amazon Gift Cards
4x 1-month free Business Tier access

4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Best Theme Related Hack

4x Orange Plushie Pillow

4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Best Hardware Hack

4x Arduino Uno

4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Best Beginner Hack

4x Desk Lamp w/ Wireless Charger

4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
4x 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  • Participants: Admitted students can hack
  • Teams: Team membership is capped at 4 members

Requirements

It is the responsibility of the teams to opt into judging criteria categories on Devpost.

Please submit a demo video (<2-minutes) with your project in order to be judged.

Judges

Dr. Brian Crites

Dr. Brian Crites
Backend Engineer at PiñataFarms

Dr. Paea LePendu

Dr. Paea LePendu
Assistant Teaching Professor

Dr. Mariam Salloum

Dr. Mariam Salloum
Assistant Teaching Professor

Jed Schwendiman

Jed Schwendiman
Assistant Dean for Development

John Pham

John Pham
Senior Software Engineer at Smartsheet

Neal Goyal

Neal Goyal
Technical Program Manager at PayPal

Jacob Poole

Jacob Poole
Electrical Engineer at Applied Medical

Kelly Downey

Kelly Downey
Lecturer

William Shiao

William Shiao
PhD Student at UCR

Aditya Acharya

Aditya Acharya
UCR CS Alumunus

John Shin

John Shin
Software Engineer at Raytheon

Eric Ong

Eric Ong
Software Engineer at Intuit

Lucca Psaila

Lucca Psaila
ACM@UCR President

Angela Manlangit

Angela Manlangit
IEEE@UCR President

Sandy Tsan

Sandy Tsan
UCR CS Alumunus

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
    Is the project is more than just sample code from a tutorial? How far down the rabbit hole did the team go with the scope of their project?
  • “Wow” Factor
    Is the concept of the project something that you’ve never seen before? Is the execution of the project done in a unique fashion?
  • Polish
    Does the project look like it’s ready for deployment? Is the project robust from the back end to the end-user?
  • Effort
    Does the team’s pitch exude passion for the idea they worked on all day? Did they experiment with unfamiliar technologies?

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