At HackMCST V, you can expect to have a great time while you work alone or with your friends to plan, develop, and present an idea over the course of 12 hours.

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Prizes

$340 in prizes

1st Place Prize

Each team member is eligible to receive a cash prize (up to 4 members). One attendee cannot claim prizes on behalf of multiple individuals. Each member of the team will receive a $80 gift card.

2st Place Prize

Each team member is eligible to receive a cash prize (up to 4 members). One attendee cannot claim prizes on behalf of multiple individuals. Each member of the team will receive a $60 gift card.

3rd Place Prize

Each team member is eligible to receive a cash prize (up to 4 members). One attendee cannot claim prizes on behalf of multiple individuals. Each team member will receive a $50 gift card.

Alexa Prize

This prize will go to the team that created the best project related to the Alexa Theme. Each team member will receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

Social Justice Theme Prize

This prize will go to the team that created the best project related to the Social Justice Theme. Each team member will receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

Healthcare Theme Prize

This prize will go to the team that created the best project related to the Social Justice Theme. Each team member will receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Participants

  • Must be from 7-12th grade
  • May only have teams up to 4 
  • Must agree to the Code of Conduct 
  • Must agree to the Contest Terms and Conditions
  • Must agree to the Privacy Policy 

Requirements

Each team must submit one submission by 7:30 pm on Saturday. If a team does not submit their hack by 8pm, they will not qualify for judging or prizes. Teams must only submit a hack that was created during the hacking period. Any project made previously to the event or created before the hacking period will be disqualified. 

Judges

Steven Hendricks

Steven Hendricks
MCST

Judging Criteria

  • User Interface / Usability
    The U.I. is intuitive and easy to use. It also looks aesthetically pleasing and the creators are not at all needed to run the hack.
  • Functionality
    The hack works well and has a useful function and is well-suited to serve a purpose.
  • Creativity
    The team uses their imagination and creative ideas to improve their hack.
  • Physical Presentation
    The hack is presented in a clear, cohesive manner that explains what it does, why it is helpful, and a brief description of how it was created.

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