THE OFFICIAL HACKATHON OF THE HOME OF MARTIN STUDENT NEWS

We will start the competition officially on Friday May 22 at 5:30pm CST. The objective is to make an application that can be used to solve a decided upon security issue. We will have several activities and mini competitions that will happen between Friday and Monday. All projects must be submitted by Monday May 25 at 6:30pm in order for it to be judged.

 

There will also be a website hacking competition with its own prizes. That wil begin on Saturday, May 23 @3PM CST and will last for 5 hours.

 

Link to Event Schedule

Link to our Youtube Channel.

Link to the Discord Server.

Link to free in-competition echoAR Framework.

Link to the echoAR support Channel on Slack.

Link to Wemerator, the hackable website.

View full rules

Prizes

$1,595 in prizes

First Place

Each member on the first place takes home a Switch Lite

Second Place

Each member of the second place team will receive a Raspberry Pi 4 4GB model.

Third Place

Each member of the second place team will receive a Raspberry Pi 4 2GB model.

Best Hacker Award

The first hacker to complete all exploits wins a Raspberry Pi 4 Kit! In the event that no one finds all the exploits, the hacker with the most exploits found wins this prize.

Mr. Advisor Mitnick (4)

The first 4 to take control of the admin account during the Wemerator event will receive a Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless Kit.

echoAR Challenge

Build the best AR/VR project using the echoAR platform and win a $50 Amazon gift card; 1-month free Business Tier access to the echoAR platform; a feature in the echoAR newsletter (sent to investors and the AR/VR ecosystem).

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  • Participants: Individuals in High School (can have teams with up to 4 people)
  • Countries: United States

Requirements

 The objective is to make an application that can be used to solve a decided upon security issue. You will submit both your project source code and a video demonstration of your project.

Judges

Daniel Kocurek

Daniel Kocurek

Christopher Palowhich
Lockheed Martin MFC

Koren Grinshpoon
echoAR Founder & COO

Judging Criteria

  • Use of Technology
    Did the team integrate technology into their solution?
  • Functionality
    Was a working, functional prototype demonstrated? How well does the solution perform and meet the purpose described?
  • Scalability
    Does this solution have the potential to have an impact at scale, globally?
  • Creativity
    How creative was the team in developing a unique and innovative solution for the challenge?

themes

  • Cybersecurity
  • Social Good
  • AR/VR