Shoot for the stars.

HackUMBC gives you 24 hours to learn new skills, make friends, create your wildest idea, and share it with the world. Whether you wish to build a website, dabble with Photoshop, create a dancing robot, or develop a game, it's up to you to decide what to learn!


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Carlos Mckinney

Carlos Mckinney
UMBC Professor

Judging Criteria

  • [MLH] Best use of MongoDB Atlas
    Create a hack using MongoDB Atlas to host a database in the cloud! Automate the provisioning and deployment process with ease, while focusing all your efforts on your hack.
  • [MLH] Best UiPath Automation Hack
    Best use of building an automation hack using UiPath!
  • [MLH] Best Use of Google Cloud Platform
    Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here:
  • [MLH] Best Domain Name from
    Register a domain using during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team.
  • Wolfram - Best Use of Wolfram Technology
    Best use of Wolfram tech
  • General Dynamics Mission Systems - Best hack using Docker
    Best project using docker
  • Freedom Consulting - Best User Interface
    Freedom Consulting is looking for hackUMBC's UI
  • ClearEdge - Best Data Visualization
    Best Data Visualization hack
  • Cipher Tech - Best Digital Forensic Related Hack
    Best Digital Forensic Hack
  • Booz Allen Hamilton - Empowering Data Protection
    Best hack for data protection
  • T. Rowe Price - Best Use of Public Financial Data
    Best use of public financial data