The Academies of Loudoun is excited to host its 5th annual hackathon! This hackathon will be entirely in-person and you will have two days to complete a project of your choice. Various tech mentors can assist you and you can learn about bleeding edge technologies from a number of interesting workshops. Prizes will be awarded to the best of each category judged using the criteria listed below.
Questions about judging and submissions can be posted to the discussions section of this website.
**Max Team Size is 3**
Prizes will be distributed at the awards ceremony at the end of Day 2. You must attend the ceremony to win a prize (so attend!). If you can’t be present due to some extenuating circumstance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional inquires about judging and submissions can be sent to Mr. Cool's email as well.
$902 in prizes
Best Overall Hack (1st Place)
Xbox Series X
Best Overall Hack (2nd place)
Best Overall Hack (3rd Place)
Best Middle School Hack
Amazon Gift Card
Best UI/UX/Aesthetic Design
Best Hardware Hack
Most Innovative / Greatest Potential Impact
RGB Keyboard / Mouse
Most Workshops Attended
Amazon Gift Card
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Technical Complexity and Ambition
How impressive are the technical aspects of the project? How ambitious is it?
Polish and Functionality
How functional is the project? Does it do what it is supposed to do?
How original and innovative is the project? Does it introduce a new approach or new way of thinking?
How aesthetically pleasing is the project? How well is it presented?
Potential Future Impact
How impactful could the project idea be in its respective field if pursued fully? How feasible is its application?