Participants in grades 6 through college may spend the day working on their competition entry and/or attend one or more seminars or work on their own to learn and improve their computer science skills.  Competitors work in small groups or individually to program a project based on the theme announced at the event.  Products may include games, websites and apps. Students from all over the region are invited. 

The day includes seminars on UX Design, 3D printing, building a computer and a Q&A with a Google staff software engineer.  Brain breaks provided by CYHS eSports and iRacing clubs. There is no fee for the event. If you are unable to be present all day, you are still welcome to attend for the time that you have available. 

Schedule will be posted closer to the event. Hours are 8 am to 8 pm.


What to Build

  • Game, app, website, video, etc. related to our theme

What to Submit

  • Upload your game, app, website, video (or link to your final product)
  • Live presentation to demo your final product

Hackathon Sponsors


$445 in prizes



Arduino starter kit

Arduino starter kit

Target gift cards (2)

Two $25 gift cards

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Alex Barb

Alex Barb
CYHS iTeam

Tommy Duffy

Tommy Duffy
CYHS iTeam

Connor Harrod

Connor Harrod
CYHS iTeam

Vasuh Vennu

Vasuh Vennu
CYHS iTeam

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Is the product original? Does it rely on imported APIs?
  • User Interface Design
    Is it aesthetically pleasing (color palette and design, etc.)? Is navigation straightforward, understandable, and user-proof?
  • Program Design
    Does it work? How efficient is it? Is it a well constructed design?
  • Usefulness
    Does project have an applicable use in everyday life or solve a well known problem?
  • Relation to Theme
    Does it include or use the theme in a meaningful manner? Worth double points.
  • Robust
    Is it robust? How many errors does it contain?
  • Optional Criteria
    Worth half points. Security - Is information stored / sent in a secure manner? Documentation - Is code well documented?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

Tell your friends

Hackathon sponsors

Individual and Family Sponsors

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.