Challenge yourself to provide solutions that both spark creativity and provide business value
HackRegina is hosting its first hackathon since it's length break. Duke it out with other developers, designers, and analysts to make an application for fame and prizes. Experiment with new technologies and provided APIs to create solutions that sparkle with creativity and marketability. All experience levels are welcome as we hope to provide the opportunity to work with the best and brightest in Regina.
08:00 | Doors open, check-in, coffee and breakfast is served
08:30 | Introduction and overview
08:50 | Team registration
09:00 | Start hacking!
12:00 | Lunch
17:00 | Submit your project
17:00 | Supper
18:00 | Demo presentations
19:00 | Judging and winners announced
19:00 | Wrap-up and socializing
$CAD2,375 in prizes
Best Overall Hack
This prize is reserved for the project that makes you think not only "I wish I thought of that!" but "I wish I could make that!" as well.
Best Technical Feat
This prize is reserved for the project that doesn't use your traditional tech stack but explores uncharted territory. This project should actually demonstrate cool new tech rather than just talking about.
Best Business Opportunity
This prize is reserved for the project that has the opportunity to turn around and start a new business with the project. The project needs to speak for the business, this prize is focused the implementation of the project, not the business model.
Best Student Hack
Half or more of your team must be currently enrolled in secondary or post-secondary education.
This prize is reserved for the project that has the most votes from the public voting.
Wolfram Award (3)
The Wolfram Award for everyone on your top three teams (appointed by the judges) via award letter with a maximum of five individuals per team. This award is for a year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
- Individuals who are at least the age of majority as of the time of entry (“Eligible Individuals”)
- If you're under the legal age of majority, you must present a signed permission slip from your parent or legal guardian.
- Teams of Eligible Individuals (“Teams”)
- Any developers, designers, analysts, or anyone interested in software development are eligible to participate.
- Must be registered with a valid Eventbrite ticket
- Must be in attendance for presentations
- To be eligible for the student category prize, 50% or more of your team must be enrolled in primary, secondary, or post-secondary education as of either September 1st, 2018 or January 1st, 2019.
The following is required for submission:
- A link to your repo hosting the source code
- A written summary of your application and what it does
- Any materials required for presentation
How to enter
- Register for the HackRegina Hackathon on this page.
- Secure your spot with an Eventbrite ticket.
- Learn about our sponsors' APIs and consider reading through our starter kit.
- Build! Create a new project. Shoot a demo video or prepare a live demo that demonstrates your project in action. Compose a written summary of your application and what it does.
- Provide a way to access your project for judging and testing. Include a link to your repo hosting the source code and all deployment files and testing instructions needed for testing your project. (The Github or BitBucket code repository may be public or private. If the repository is private, share access with firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Submit your project before January 12th, 2019 @ 5:30 pm CST and be sure to share the links to access to the repo and the deployment files.
CEO at Vivvo and Managing Partner at ITC
Software Developer at myComply
Owner at Persea Systems
Quality of the Idea
Includes creativity and originality of the idea.
Implementation of the Idea
Includes how complete and stable is the implementation of the idea.
Includes the extent to which the solution can be widely useful.