Rice only hackathon!
$3,275 in prizes
First Place: Nintendo Switches
First place in the general competition will win switches for the entire team!
Second Place: Bose Earbuds
Second place in the general competition wins Bose QuietControl Earbuds for the entire team!
Third Place: Fitbit Charges
Third place in the general competition wins Fitbit Charges for the entire team!
First Timers Track: Google Home Minis
The winning team for the First Timers track will win Google Home Minis for the entire team, sponsored by Lilie!
FinTech Track: Amazon Echo Plus
The winning team of the FinTech track will win Echo Pluses for the entire team!
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
We are looking for technically advanced solutions to technically challenging problems that make use of hardware and API's.That being said, if you can solve a technically challenging problem with a simple solution, we will be very impressed!
We are looking for original ideas or new angles on existing ideas. For example, using an API in a unique way. We know API's work - we want to see if you can do something new and awesome with them!
Design and Polish
We are looking for aesthetically pleasing projects with smooth and clear user experience.
Practicality and Usefulness
We are looking for socially good projects that people would use. Additionally, we would like to emphasize that we will extensively check to make sure that your project doesn't only work on the cases you demo.