SHPE USF first ever national hackthon. We are proud to partner up with Major League Hacking to give students the opportunity to code, build, share and connect.

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at USF is the first student chapter to host a national hackathon. 

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Eligibility

Any college student who at least 18 years of age or older. 

Requirements

Submit all relevant documentation onto Devpost. 

Judges

Carlos Perez

Carlos Perez
Hackathon Director

Adrian Borrego

Adrian Borrego
Head of Hacker Experience

Kayla Cordero

Kayla Cordero
Head of Logistics

Stacy Kam

Stacy Kam
Head of Marketing

Phil Monte

Phil Monte
Head of Finance

Victoria Carlos

Victoria Carlos
Tech Director

Dr Christensen

Dr Christensen
CSE Vice Chair

Dr Sarkar

Dr Sarkar
CSE Chair

Dr Hendrix

Dr Hendrix
CSE Professor

Dr Karam

Dr Karam
CSE Professor

Judging Criteria

  • Complexity
    How impressive was the hack? Was there a technical challenge or barrier the team had to overcome in order to complete the hack? Did they use any impressive technologies or services which are uncommon to students?
  • Usefulness:
    Does this hack have any business potential? Is it something that could have an impact on an individual’s life? Can is help solve some problem students or individuals fact today?
  • Originality:
    Does it give that initial WOW factor? Is the hack something unique and interesting at first glance? Is this something that is already out there today or a complete new idea on its own?
  • Design:
    Did the team though about user experience? How well designed is the interface? Any performance issues or concerns that should be taken into account?
  • Category Relevance:
    How relevant is the hack to its categorized category? Does it meet the overall goal or problem statement?