Welcome to the University of Texas at Arlington's official hackathon!

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$2,306 in prizes

1st Place

Samsung Gear VR w/Controller

2nd Place

Sony XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker

3rd Place

Google Chromecast

Best Community Building Project - Facebook

Solar Backpack

Most Distinguished Female Hacker - Women Techmakers

Google Home Max

Good Hands Challenge - Allstate


Customer Satisfaction - Allstate

Xiaomi Mi Band 3

Best Design

Polaroid Cube Act II

Best Hardware

TOZO T8 True Wireless Stereo Headphones

Startup Potential

1 free month of coworking space at Union Worx in Downtown Arlington - UTA students preferably given the location.

Best iOS - Make School

Google home mini

Dumest Project (2)

Dum Dums, Smarties, and Facebook socks

Best use of Algolia

Casio CA-506C-5A Calculator Watch for each team member

Best use of Google Cloud Platform

Google Home Minis for each team member

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit for each team member

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

410C Dragonboard for each team member

Best use of HERE.com

Hacker gear and swag from HERE.com

Best use of Authorize.net

LS20 Gaming Headsets for each team member

Snap Kit Weekly Challenge

Best use of the Cisco Webex Teams API Weekly Challenge

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

Participants may enter as individuals or up to a group of 4 memebrs


Chris Gates

Chris Gates
Chief Technology Officer at Allstate

Melissa Trinh

Melissa Trinh
Emerging Technology Manager at Allstate

Christopher McMurrough

Christopher McMurrough
Senior Lecturer at The University of Texas at Arlington

Judging Criteria

  • Technical difficulty
    How challenging was the project? What solution did you come up with to solve those challenges?
  • Design
    What your project looks like. Make it aesthetically appealing :)
  • Productivity
    How useful your project is. Does it serve a purpose?
  • Innovation
    What's new? Is your project more than just a clone of an existing app?

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