Toronto's premier hackathon for learning, building, and innovation.
THacks 2 is Toronto's premier hackathon for learning, building and innovation. Held at the University of Toronto's Sandford Fleming Building and Galbraith Building, the event features a jam-packed, 24-hour lineup of workshops, speakers and competition. At the end of weekend, teams of hackers will pitch their projects and compete for incredible prizes. With food, friends, and fun (did we mention free entry?) - THacks 2 is the hackathon you won't want to miss!
Learn more at http://thacks.tech/
$16,810 in prizes
$1000 cash prize + 4 Hack the North 2018 Tickets + 4 Muse Headbands + 4 $500 Indico credits + 4 EZ Mugs + 4 Brain Power Certificates
$500 cash prize + 4 Hack the North 2018 Tickets + 4 $250 Indico credits + 2 EZ mugs + 4 Brain Power Certificates + Cases of Soylent
$250 cash prize + 4 Hack the North 2018 Tickets + 4 $100 Indico credits + 1 EZ Mug + 4 Brain Power Certificates
Most Disruptive Hack
1 VIP Ticket: TechFest 2018 (provided by dHack)
2 Spots in CNTech Pitch Challenge (http://www.cnte.ch) (provided by dHack)
Best Solo Hack
One Syma Drone
Best Hardware Hack
DJI Mavic Pro (provided by dHack)
Meridian's Best Financial Hack
4 $100 Meridian Savings Voucher
Liovena's Best Environmental Hack
4 bottles of Liovena organic essential oil & a hand soap
Best Transportation Hack
2 TrainHacks2018 tickets (provided by dHack)
Github's Best Developer Tool
4 Github Octocat Plushies
Best Data Science Hack
Google Pixel XL 2 + Google Daydream + Pixelbuds (provided by dHack)
Indico's Best Machine Learning Hack
4 $500 Indico credits
House of VR's Best AR/VR Hack
4 30-minute House of VR sessions
Abocado's Best Fashion Hack
$150 Abocado store credit
RBC's #FutureMaker's Award for the Most Innovative Solution
RBC presents the #FutureMaker's Award for the Most Innovative Solution!
Criteria: Build an innovative, out of box and working solution that integrates the use of API.
(30%) Innovation – Is the idea innovative? Original? Unique? Creative?
(30%) Does the idea creatively incorporate the usage of API to solve the problem or make a process more efficient?
(20%) Problem Solving – How well does the proposed solution answer the proposed problem? Is the insight based on strong research?
(10%) Compelling – Is the idea and presentation compelling?
(10%) Viability – Could the idea actually be implemented at in real life?
RBC Branded Everlane’s Backpacks for the winning team
FutureMaker’s Technical Experience Day
Get a chance to experience a day at RBC with our exciting Innovation, Digital and Intrapreneurship Team
RBC Swag Bag
Best .tech Domain Hack
$250 Amazon Gift Vouchers
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
How to enter
Register today at http://thacks.tech/. Registration will close in late September.
An awesome panel of judges
Does the hack successfully solve a problem? Is the hack convenient to operate?
How original and unique is the hack? Is the hack innovative, or does it at least provide a new approach for existing problems?
Technical Difficulty (20%)
Does the hack have a certain extent of technical complexity? Does the team overcome some technical challenges? Can all parts of the program work together correctly?
Is the user interface clean and attractive? Does the hack provide a seamless user experience?
Does the team explain their targeting problem and their solution in a clear manner？