Georgia State University Spring Hackathon, HackGSU!

Registration is closed for HackGSU - Spring 2018.

What is hackGSU?

hackGSU is the Hackathon hosted by the GSU Computer Science Department's ACM & IEEE student organizations. 100% free of charge, Lots of Food, $$ Prizes $$. This semester, hackGSU will be a 500+ participant event taking place from March 23 - March 25, 2018.

Who can participate?

All university students*! You do not have to be a computer science major to participate in the competition! If you're someone who is willing to learn and wants to take a shot at changing the world, no matter what your field is, you definitely belong here.

Where will it be held?

Georgia State University, Aderhold Learning Center
60 Luckie Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

Schedule

For a full schedule, please check HackGSU.com

Day Time Event
Friday 6:00 PM Early Check-in Begins / Late Registration
Friday 7:00 PM Check-in
Friday 8:30 PM Opening Ceremonies
Friday 9:30 PM Dinner
Friday 9:30 PM Hacking Begins Idea Mixer & Team Forming
Friday 10:00 PM Workshop A: Building Native Apps with Web views
Friday 11:00 PM Workshop B: Building a Scalable Backend
Friday 11:30 PM Snack
Friday Midnight Midnight Madness - Starbucks Challenge
Saturday 9:30 AM Breakfast
Saturday 12:00 PM Lunch
Saturday 2:00 PM Workshop C: General Electric - Sensors & Arduino Hands-on workshop (First 50 only)
Saturday 3:00 PM Snack
Saturday 5:00 PM Cup Stacking (MLH)
Saturday 7:00 PM Dinner
Saturday 11:30 PM Snack
Saturday Midnight Midnight Madness - Anthem Challenge
Sunday 9:30 AM Breakfast
Sunday 9:30 AM Sponsors and Judges Meeting
Sunday 10:00 AM Submit to Devpost
Sunday 10:30 AM Hack expo (Science-Fair-Style) Setup
Sunday 11:00 AM Hack expo (Science-Fair-Style) Judging
Sunday 12:00 PM Finalist Demo (5 min each)
Sunday 12:45 PM Closing Ceremonies (Awards)

 

*Late Registration requires individual pre-approval 

I have a question ...

Please feel free to check out our FAQ at HackGSU.com or email us at hackathon@cs.gsu.edu for any questions you have!

View full rules

Prizes

$400 in prizes

1st Place

MLH 1st Place Medals

2nd Place

MLH 2nd Place Medals

3rd Place

MLH 3rd Place Medals

Live Model Editing - Honeywell

Amazon Gift Card

State Farm

Amazon Echo

Diversified “NIC of Time” Challenge

Anker USB Hub
JBL Bluetooth Ear buds

Create Employee feedback app - Anthem

Amazon gift cards

Drive Usage of Existing Feedback app - Anthem

Amazon Gift cards

Best Domain Name from Domain.com (2)

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essentials Kit

Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS

$250 Amazon Web Services Credit

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

DragonBoard 410c and Power Source

Best use of IoT GE

Echo dots

GSU computer science - wow the faculty

Drones

Founders - Best use of Puppy Love

Raspberry pi Kits

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

All university students are welcome to register!  You do not have to be a computer science major to participate in the competition! If you're someone who is willing to learn and wants to take a shot at changing the world, no matter what your field is, you definitely belong here.

I'm in highschool and I would like to attend ...
We'd love to see you. Please email us at hackathon@cs.gsu.edu, so that we can coordinate the parental permissions that you'll need! If you're local to Georgia, please register!If you're not from Georgia, please register, and make sure to drop us a note so that we can help reimburse travel expenses (while funds last).

How to enter

Registration is closed for HackGSU - Spring 2018.

Who can participate?

All university students! You do not have to be a computer science major to participate in the competition! If you're someone who is willing to learn and wants to take a shot at changing the world, no matter what your field is, you definitely belong here.

I have a question ...

Please feel free to check out our FAQ at HackGSU.com or email us at hackathon@cs.gsu.edu for any questions you have!

Judges

Dr. Robert Harrison

Dr. Robert Harrison

TBD

TBD

Judging Criteria

  • TBD