Create innovative solutions to problems we face in college and high school throughout everyday life

PackHacks is NC States Annual Hackathon available for all college and highschool students. This year's themes revolve around solving problems we see in everyday life in our educational institutions such as college housing or public school transportation. This year there will be four tracks to choose from: A dataset track for data analysis revolving around college, the solving college track and solving highschool track for finding innovative solutions to problems revolving around university and high school, as well as two competitive programming tracks one for beginners and one for advanced coders. 

Please Register at ncsupackhacks.org

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Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$3,594 in prizes

4 Oculus Quest 2s

4 HS110G Drones

4 Fitbit Charge 4's

iPad Air

4 Anker PowerCore 20 Power Banks

4 JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speakers

4 Executive Rocket Notebooks

Raspberry Pi Starter Kit (CanaKit)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

PackHacks is open to both high school and college students. High school students will compete only against each other. Team sizes can be as small or as large as possible but prizes will be given in a single set of 4. We will not provide international shipping but international students are welcome.

Requirements

You should submit your repo onto devpost as well as a video that is no longer than five minutes. 

Judges

Ishaan Radia

Ishaan Radia

Aditi Singh

Aditi Singh

Harshal Suthar

Harshal Suthar

Mathew Chanda

Mathew Chanda

Mason Horne

Mason Horne

Arpad Voros

Arpad Voros

Savan Doshi

Savan Doshi

William Boyles

William Boyles

Sagnik Nayak

Sagnik Nayak

Judging Criteria

  • Effectiveness
    How effective is the idea or analysis?
  • Presentation
    How clean and well thought is the presentation?
  • Creativity
    How unique and out of the box is this idea?
  • Usefulness
    How useful is this project to the problem?

themes

  • Lifehacks
  • Social Good
  • Education