Hack The Heights is a weekend-long programming competition. Participants will split up into teams to build projects, apps, or websites within 24 hours. Throughout the weekend, we will be providing workshops, talks, and other events for participants to engage with outside of building their project.

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$2,080 in prizes

Best use of Google Cloud Platform

Google Home Minis for each team member

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit for each team member

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

410C Dragonboard for each team member

Snap Kit Prize (4)

Use Snap Kit's web or mobile SDK in your hack. Each winning team member will receive a pair of Spectacles by Snapchat or another awesome prize.

Best use of Blockstack

Use the Blockstack Platform in your web or mobile hacks. Each winning team member will receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card

Beginner Prize

Prize awarded to the group of beginners who have learned the most in building an impressive and cohesive project.

General Prize

Awarded to the project that best exemplified our judging principles: Technical Complexity, Design, Depth, Usability, and Creativity

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Peter Sterpe

Peter Sterpe
IS Professor / Boston College

Jose Bento

Jose Bento
CS Professor / Boston College

Jennifer Foley

Jennifer Foley
Product Manager / Cognizant

Guy Dupont

Guy Dupont
Lead Mobile Developer / Intrepid

Tim Stansky

Tim Stansky
Senior Principle Facilitator / Oracle

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
  • Design
  • Depth
  • Usability
  • Creativity

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