Georgia State University Fall 2019 Hackathon, HackGSU!

Click Here to go to the HackGSU website.

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 November 1st - November 3rd.

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.  

*You will be required to present a university ID at check-in.

WHERE WILL IT BE HELD?

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

SCHEDULE**

Friday

11/01/19

 

6pm

Students Check-in

7pm

Dinner

7:30pm

Late Registration

8pm

Opening Ceremonies

8:30pm

Idea Mixer & Team Forming (Hacking Begins)

9pm

NCR

10pm

Intro to Microsoft Azure

10pm

Intro to Android

11pm

Intro to Web Development

12pm

Microsoft Midnight Madness

Saturday

11/02/19

 

9am

Breakfast

10am

Intro to Web Development

11am

CETL Drone Lab

11am

Web APIs

12pm

Microsoft Interviewing Skills

2pm

Blockchain

2pm

Mobile Dev with Flutter

3pm

Crypto Workshop

4pm

Security Workshop

5pm

CETL Drone Lab

6pm

MLH Event

11:30pm

Snack

12am

NCR Midnight Madness

Sunday

11/03/19

 

9am

Breakfast

9:30am

Sponsors and Judges Meeting

10am

Submit to Devpost & Hacking Ends

10:30am

Hack expo (Science-Fair-Style) Setup

11am

Hack expo (Science-Fair-Style) Judging

12:30pm

Finalist Demos

1pm

Closing Ceremonies (Awards)

 

**All workshop times are tentative and may change, based on resource availability at the event.

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

View full rules

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$47,522 in prizes

GE Challenge: Make your judges love you!! (3)

Code an amazing mobile app to help automate hackathon judging!

Beats Wireless Headphones for each team member (up to 4 total people)

First place, second place, and Honorable Mention Awarded :)

Diversified Challenge: Best Design of User Interface Design for Device Control (3)

Create a User Interface that allows users to control a device. This can be an app or a web-based tool. Be thoughtful in your choice of colors, fonts/typefaces, style of buttons and controls. Visit https://hackdesign.org/for inspiration or come by the Diversified booth to see examples of our UI!

$25 Amazon Gift card **PLUS** Portfolio Review with a Designer or Developer for each team member (up to 4 total people)

First prize, Second Prize, and Honorable Mention awarded

Vetek Challenge: Best Use of Angular

No rules - just code! Best Use of Angular :)

echo dot for each team member (up to 4 total people)

Girls++ Challenge

You must go by the Girls++ desk for challenge information!!

Google Mini for each team member (up to 4 total people)

NCR: Best Consumer Banking, Resturant, or Shopping Solution! (4)

Best Consumer experience that leverage NCR Technologies for HackGSU. Top three teams will win a prize, Each team member will win a prize.

First prize, Second Prize, Third Prize, and Honorable Mention awarded

State Farm: 100forGood Challenge (2)

Community engagement is a core part of State Farm. Employees and agents across the country volunteer to help better their local communities. That's why State Farm created 100forGood, a community challenge for employees/agents to keep performing Acts of Good to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to service and highlight these selfless acts. We want you to join us in our commitment to give back by creating something that has a purposeful and meaningful impact in improving your local community and helping your neighbors.

Microsoft: Best use of Azure

The team with the best use of Microsoft Azure will win a prize. One prize for each team member.

Best Domain Registered with Domain.com

The best Domain registered on Domain.com will receive custom branded backpacks!

Best Automation Hack with UiPath

The team with the best Automation Hack with UIPath will custom MLH/UIPath Branded Backpacks and an opportunity for Internship interviews with high reccomendation!

Best use of Google Cloud

The team with the best use of Google Cloud will win Google Home Minis for each team member!

Best use of Transposit

The Team with the best use of Transposit will win a prize.

Best Use of Twilio

The team will the best use of Twillio with win a prize.

Feedzai: Hackerrank Challenge (2)

Complete the Feedzai Hackerrank Challenge and win a Prize!!
Hackerrank Challenge Link: http://hr.gs/feedzai-dna-atlanta

Best use of Flutter - Mobile App Dev Challenge

The Team with the best use of Flutter will win a prize. Echo dot for each team member (up to 4 total people)

Make Dr. Durham Laugh Out Loud!! (4)

Make Dr. Durham Laugh Out Loud!! Your app must be THEMED for Halloween or Day of the Dead !!
Giant bag of candy for each WINNER!!!

Feedzai: Best Use of ... Challenge (2)

Feedzai wants to see your amazing programming skills!
Show us your best use of Java, MySQL, or C++ apps and win a google mini for each team member !!PLUS!! an internship [local Atlanta, eligible students only] (up to 4 total people)

First prize and Honorable Mention awarded

CS Dept: Best use of GraphQL

The team with the best use of GraphQL will win a google mini for each team member!! (up to 4 total people)

CS Dept: Crypto Challenge (3)

INDIVIDUAL CHALLENGE: From the Crypto workshop: Whoever solves the most problems first, wins!!!

Problem details available https://grid.cs.gsu.edu/~rharrison/crypto_challenge_fall_19.html

Email solutions to rwh@gsu.edu !!!!!!

TELLO DRONE for each winner!

CS Dept: Security Challenge !!HACK THE MACHINE!!

INDIVIDUAL CHALLENGE: You must HACK THE MACHINE and retrieve the picture.
First person to email picture to rwh@gsu.edu wins a DRONE!!!!!!

Need more details? Sorry! Super Secret! Details were only available during Security Workshop :)

Diversified Challenge: Best Developer Portfolio (GitHub Pages) (3)

INDIVIDUAL CHALLENGE: You must use github pages (github.io) to compete for this prize!
Make an amazing portfolio to show off your developer resume in github pages!!
Echo dot to each winner!

Digital Learners to Leaders HackGSU Challenge (3)

Digital Learners to Leaders seeks to challenge and inspire our students through interdisciplinary and experiential projects that engage students in teamwork, develop leadership skills, expose students to current technology and allow them to work with a diverse team of professionals.

The Challenge
1. Further develop DLL Projects during the 48 hours of HackGSU
2. All projects must involve technology and impact a well-defined social or community issue
3. Final projects must be an app or device
4. Prototypes must have a visual representation and wire frame to walk us through the process
5. Non DLL Students may accept this challenge. Prizes can only be awarded to GSU Students.
6. DLL Challenge participants can get support from coaches at HackGSU as needed
7. DLL teams can apply to multiple challenges during HackGSU but this challenge must be completed.

Judging Criteria:
• Level of Innovation
• Coolness
• Realistic Capability
• Social/Community Impact
• Team Collaboration

CS Dept: Overall Best of HackGSU

CS Dept: Overall Best of HackGSU

JBL Speakers to each winner (up to 4 members of a team)

General Electric: Overall Best of HackGSU

General Electric: Overall Best of HackGSU

echo dots to each winner (up to 4 members of a team)

Best Use of Facebook API Login Integration

Best Use of Facebook API Login Integration: echo dots to each winner (up to 4 members in a team)

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.

*You will be required to present a university ID at check-in.

Judges

TBD

TBD

Judging Criteria

  • TBD