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What is hackGSU?

hackGSU is the inaugural Hackathon hosted by the GSU Computer Science Department's ACM & IEEE student organizations. 100% free of charge, Lots of Food, $$ Prizes $$ This year, hackGSU will be a 300+ participant event taking place from March 25th-27th.

Who can participate?

All university students! You do not have to be a computer science major to participate in the competition! If you're someone who is willing to learn and wants to take a shot at changing the world, no matter what your field is, you definitely belong here.

Where will it be held?

Georgia State University, Aderhold Learning Center
60 Luckie Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

Schedule

Friday, March 25

5:00 PM

Check-in Begins / Late Registration

6:30 PM

Dinner

7:00 PM

Opening Ceremonies

8:00 PM

Hacking Begins

Idea Mixer / Team Forming

8:30 PM

Development Workshop A

9:30 PM

Development Workshop B

12:00 AM

Friday Midnight Madness

Saturday, March 26

8:00 AM

Breakfast

11:00 AM

Snack

1:00 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

hackGSU LAN Party

6:00 PM

Dinner

9:00 PM

Snack

12:00 AM

Saturday Midnight Madness

Sunday, March 27

8:00 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM

Submit to Devpost

10:00 AM

Hacking Ends

Hack expo

12:00 PM

Final Demo

12:30 PM

Closing Ceremonies

 

 

 

 

 

I have a question ...

Please feel free to email us at hackathon@cs.gsu.edu for any questions you have!

 

 

View full rules

Prizes

$16,700 in prizes

1st Place Overall - MLH

MLH powered by Dell and Intel Medals and Dell Tablets

2nd Place Overall - MLH

MLH powered by Dell and Intel Medals

3rd Place Overall - MLH

MLH powered by Dell and Intel Medals

Best Security Hack

Best Security Related Hack: Ionic Security Prize Pack

Best Use of AWS

External Hard Drives

Best Domain Name - Domain.com

Domain.com Prize Packs

Best Developer Tool - Github

Github Octocat Statue

Makes Me Hungry

$100 Gift Certificate to Chipotle

Harman 1st Place - Best Hack Using Harman Speakers

1 Pulse Speaker, 1 Omni 10 Speaker per teammate

State Farm - Best 1st Time Hackers (2)

Portable bluetooth speakers for the entire team

GE - Best IOT Hack

GE will offer full paid internships at their New Orleans office this summer to all members of the winning team

Organizers Choice

$100 Gift Certificate and Other prizes

State Farm - Favorite Hack

Outdoor Bluetooth speakers

.Tech Prize - Best Hack on a .Tech domain

$50 per team member

Harman 2nd Place - Best Hack Using Harman Speakers (2)

One Pulse Speaker and AKG Y50 Headphones per teammate

Most Rediculous

$100

Best Hardware Hack

Midnight Madness - Macy's

$500 and Internships for every member of the team

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Who can participate?

All university students! You do not have to be a computer science major to participate in the competition! If you're someone who is willing to learn and wants to take a shot at changing the world, no matter what your field is, you definitely belong here.

How to enter

HackGSU March 25 -27, 2016!  100% free of charge, Lots of Food, $$ Prizes $$  Register now! :)  http://hackgsu.com

Judges

TBD

TBD

Gene Chorba

Gene Chorba
Software Engineer - Ionic Security

Judging Criteria

  • TBD