TartanHacks 2019

Come join us for Carnegie Mellon's premier hackathon: TartanHacks!

Whether you've come to learn something new, or to show off your skills, you'll have a great time at TartanHacks! Come with a team, or make one at the event, students of all skill levels and any major are welcome.

Visit https://tartanhacks.com for FAQs, the event schedule, and registration.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Eligibility

Participants: Current undergraduate students from any university.  No graduate students, high school students, non-university individuals will be allowed to participate.

Requirements

Any project or hack that meets the above posted rules is eligible for judging and prizes.  Be sure to include enough information (images, documentation, etc.) in your Devpost submission so judges can have a good idea of what your project is about.

How to enter

Include at least one image of your project with your Devpost submission!

Judges

Tom Cortina

Tom Cortina
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education, School of Computer Science

Justine Sherry Martins

Justine Sherry Martins
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
    Is the project pushing the boundary of modern technology? Is the project concept truly unique and has the potential to make an impact?
  • Usefulness
    Is the hack practical? Is it something people would actually use? Does it fulfill a real need people have?
  • Execution
    Is the project polished? Is the project cleanly crafted without any significant bugs or issues?
  • Design
    Does the project have a cleanly designed interface? Is the project design and structure user-friendly?
  • Potential for Expansion
    Does the project have the opportunity for future expansion and development? Is the project capable of becoming a large-scale idea rather than being a small, one-off hack?