JAMHacks—Waterloo's first high school hackathon

JAMHacks is Waterloo's first high school hackathon. On April 9th, come join 100 other high school students for 12 hours of creativity, innovation and learning!

Please plan to arrive between 8:00–8:30am to sign in, find a spot and get settled in.

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Prizes

$9,000 in prizes

1st Place

For each team member (up to 4):

- Choice of 1 Intel Edison Kit, Intel Edison Arduino Kit or Intel Xadow Wearable Kit
- $1000 in Indico API credits
- Automatic acceptance to Hack the North

2nd Place

For each team member (up to 4):

- Choice of 1 Intel Edison Kit, Intel Edison Arduino Kit or Intel Xadow Wearable Kit
- $500 in Indico API credits
- Automatic acceptance to Hack the North

3rd Place

For each team member (up to 4):

- Choice of 1 Intel Edison Kit, Intel Edison Arduino Kit or Intel Xadow Wearable Kit
- $250 in Indico API credits
- Automatic acceptance to Hack the North

Best use of Projection - Christie

- Christie Pico Projector

Requirements

All code for your project must be written between 9:00am and 9:00pm on Sunday, April 9th. You may use any publically available libraries/packages.

Judges

Kaitlyn Yong

Kaitlyn Yong
Co-Director, Hack the North

Katherine Lu

Katherine Lu
Co-Director, Hack the North

Diana Chang

Diana Chang
MasseyHacks

Ian Pilon

Ian Pilon
IoT Waterloo Region

Daniel Urquhart

Daniel Urquhart
Christie

Tina Wilton

Tina Wilton
Communitech

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity (10)
    Is the idea unique and innovative?
  • Usefulness (5)
    What are the real-world applications?
  • Presentation (5)
    Does it look polished and professional?
  • Technical Difficulty (5)
    What type of technical challenges did the you solve?