RamHacks is VCU's first annual hackathon!

RamHacks is a 24-hour programming marathon for innovative developers to design and implement a software or hardware application of their choosing. RamHacks gives the most creative programmers and hackers in the region a chance to make something together. The Department of Computer Science and Ram Development at VCU are hosting this hackathon to ignite the spirit of these individuals by providing a competition with no creative boundaries.

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Prizes

$1,000 in prizes

1st Prize

First Prize Overall

2nd Prize

2nd Prize Overall

3rd Prize

3rd Prize Overall

Best Mobile App using an External API

Awarded by AMC for best using of a Mobile App utilizing a specific API such as Facebook, Twitter, or Google, in a unique and new way.

Best Wearable App using an External API

Awarded by AMC for best using of a wearable technology utilizing a specific API such as Facebook, Twitter, or Google, in a unique and new way.

Best Mobile Experience App from Royall

Awarded by Royall for best mobile experience that will enable the user to take a photo of their document and be able to submit that instead of uploading the raw document. The photograph of the document should have as much information extracted from as possible.

Most Innovative Hack

Awarded to the team with the most revolutionary or exciting new idea that has never been seen before. Can also include new and upcoming technology and wearables.

Most Fun Hack

Awarded to the team with the funniest or most interesting hack. This can be a game or simply an app that does something comical or interesting.

Best Design

Awarded to the team that creates a hack or App that is the most visually appealing and clean.

Best use of Google API

Awarded to the team that best utilizes some component or API provided by Google.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

- Must currently be enrolled as a college student

 

Requirements

- Teams must be 1-4 participants

- Submissions must be received before the deadline (no later than 2:00pm)

Judges

TBC

TBC

Judging Criteria

  • TBC