24-hour event to build cool and innovative applications, websites, and hardware projects.

Open to beginners! Current college students are invited for Syracuse University's 24 hour hackathon with check-in starting at 10:00 AM on Saturday, February 15th. Create anything from applications to websites. Work with a team or solo, and present your project the next day for the chance to win cool prizes!

 

 

SCHEDULE

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Saturday, February 15th:

10:00 am - 11:00 am   Check-in/Registration - LIFE SCIENCE BUILDING ATRIUM

11:00 am - 11:45 am   Opening Ceremonies - LSB 001

11:45 am                     Team Formation - LSB 001

12:00 pm                      HACKING BEGINS - ATRIUM

12:00 pm                      Lunch - ATRIUM

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm       IBM Cloud Tools Workshop - LSB 105

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm       Build and Deploy a Website - CST 1-019

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm       TCGplayer: Where Play is Encouraged and Development is Key - LSB 105

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm       Intro to Git by IEEE@SU - CST 1-019

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm       IBM Drone Workshop - LSB 105

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm       Building Node.js Apps - CST 1-019

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm       Google Tech Talk - CST 1-019

6:00 pm                        Dinner - ATRIUM

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm       Computer Vision Workshop - LSB 105

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm       JP Morgan Chase Workshop - CST 1-019

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm       Build Apps for Slack - LSB 105

10:30 pm                     Smash Tournament - LSB 105


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Sunday, February 16th:

12:00 am                     Midnight Surprise - ATRIUM

1:00 am                       Cup Stacking Competition - ATRIUM

2:00 am                       Giant Jenga - ATRIUM

6:00 am                       Yoga - ATRIUM

7:30 am                       Breakfast - ATRIUM

 

(8:30 am - 12:00 pm)  CUSEHACKS JR(POSTPONED)

11:30 am                      Lunch - ATRIUM

12:00 pm                      PROJECT SUBMISSION DUE

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm      Expo + Judging Begins - ATRIUM

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm       Judge Deliberation - ATRIUM

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm       Closing Ceremonies - LSB 001

 

View full rules

Eligibility

  • Go to our website here to apply!
  • Open to all current college students.
  • No previous coding experience is required.
  • Teams can be up to 3-4 members, or you can work alone.

Judges

Garrett Katz

Garrett Katz
EECS Assistant Professor | General Category Judge

Jae Oh

Jae Oh
EECS Department Chair | General Category Judge

Jeff Passetti

Jeff Passetti
iSchool Adjunct Faculty | General Category Judge

Kristopher Micinski

Kristopher Micinski
EECS Assistant Professor | Best Rookie Hack Judge

Geethu Joseph

Geethu Joseph
EECS | Best Rookie Hack Judge

Booz Allen Hamilton Representatives

Booz Allen Hamilton Representatives
Best Rookie Hack Judges

Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith
iSchool Adjunct Faculty | Best Education, Inclusion, or Diversity Hack Judge

Craig Stanton

Craig Stanton
Administrative Vice President, Retail and Contact Center Technologies at M&T Bank | Best Education, Inclusion, or Diversity Hack Judge

Animesh Yadav

Animesh Yadav
Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor | Best Education, Inclusion, or Diversity Hack Judge

Sarah Weber

Sarah Weber
iSchool Director of Employer & Corporate Relations | Best Presentation Judge

Jack Walton

Jack Walton
J.P. Morgan Corporate and Investment Bank Technology Associate | Best Presentation Hack Judge

Bryan Kim

Bryan Kim
EECS Assistant Professor | Best "Failed" Hack Judge

James Scherzi

James Scherzi
President of Scherzi Systems | Best "Failed" Hack Judge

Jayant Datta

Jayant Datta
EECS Adjunct Faculty | Best "Failed" Hack Judge

Terence Nip

Terence Nip
Software Engineer at Google | Best Use of Google APIs Judge

Jon Foust

Jon Foust
Cloud Developer Advocate at Google | Best Use of Google APIs Judge

IBM Representatives

IBM Representatives
IBM Code and Response Judges

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
    How high-tech/technically intricate is your project?
  • Creativity/Originality
    How inventive is your project?
  • Design
    How organized/aesthetically pleasing is your project?
  • Impact
    How does your project stand out next to others?