24 hour Hackathon at the University of Sussex

WE ARE BRINGING STUDENTS WITH A PASSION IN TECHNOLOGY FROM ALL OVER THE UNITED KINGDOM TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME IN BRIGHTON, WITH THE ABILITY TO BUILD AND SHARE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX'S CAMPUS.

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Prizes

1st Place

Medals for the top placing team

2nd Place

Medals for the 2nd place team

3rd Place

Medals for the 3rd place team

Stepsize Developer Tool Challenge

Raspberry Pi 3's

GitHub drawing challenge (3)

Octocat figure

Amazon Web Services - Best Use Of (2)

1TB Portable Hard Drives

Domain.com - Best Domain Name

Sparkfun redboards

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Over 18's only. To win prizes you must not work on a project started before the event, and team sizes are limited to 4 max.

Requirements

There are presentations for the judging, therefore remember to make a usable demo and focus on that, if you talk too much about the project you may run out of time

Judges

Oliver Walters

Oliver Walters
HackSussex

Joe Nash

Joe Nash
Improbable.io

Myrsini Koukiasa

Myrsini Koukiasa
Head of Events / MLH

Judging Criteria

  • AWS Challenge
  • GitHub Challenge
  • GitHub drawing Challenge
  • Stepsize Developer Tool Challenge
    The team that creates the most interesting hack focused on developer productivity will win a Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit for each team member (bonus point if the focus is on code reuse).
  • Stepsize Feedback Challenge
    We'll be looking to speak to some of you about your pain points as developers – the participant giving us the most insightful feedback will win a £50 Amazon gift card.
  • Domain.com Name Challenge