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!

Website: https://hackumbc.org/

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Prizes

T. Rowe Price - Best Use of Public Financial Data

Win an Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset

Booz Allen Hamilton - Empowering Data Protection

Each individual member of the winning team will receive a $200 Amazon gift card

Cipher Tech - Best Digital Forensic Related Hack

CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Complete Starter kit (16gb edition, Premium Clear Case)

ClearEdge - Best Data Visualization

Each member of the winning team will receive a CanaKit RaspberryPi 4GB Basic Started Kit with Fan (4GB RAM). Team members will also have the opportunity to do a mock interview and resume review with our ClearEdge hiring team and tour our IRAD lab.

Freedom Consulting - Best User Interface

$200 in Amazon Gift Cards

General Dynamics Mission Systems - Best hack using Docker

1 Kindle Fire Tablet and 1 GDMS Backpack per team member

Wolfram - Best Use of Wolfram Technology

1 year of Wolfram One Personal Edition and Wolfram Alpha Pro. $100 Amex Gift Card to each team member.

[MLH] Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Register a domain using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. Each winning team member will receive a Domain.com branded backpack.

[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: g.co/cloud. Each winning team member will receive a Google Home Mini.

[MLH] Best UiPath Automation Hack

Build an automation hack using UiPath! Each winning team member will receive a UiPath/MLH Branded Backpack.

[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. Projects built using MongoDB Atlas will be eligible to win an AirCharge Plus per team member.

Miner & Kasch - Best Data Science Hack

The best project that incorporates data. Prize: EVGA GeForce GTX 1660 XC, 6GB GPU

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

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: g.co/cloud.
  • [MLH] Best Domain Name from Domain.com
    Register a domain using Domain.com 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