Montgomery High School's First 12-hr Hackathon!

A hackathon where high schoolers from across New Jersey will meet and use cutting-edge technology to impact the community!

 

7:00 am: Doors Open

 

8:00 am: Students Register by Main Office/Front Entrance

 

9:00 am: Opening Ceremony @ MPAC

 

10:00 am: Hacking Begins @ Commons, Github Workshop

 

11:00 am : Web Workshop / Java Workshop

 

12:00 pm : iOS Workshop / Android Workshop

 

1:00 pm: Lunch @ Commons

 

4:00 pm : Snack @ Commons

 

6:00 pm : Dinner @ Commons

 

7:30 pm : Expos / Judging @ Gym

 

9:00 pm : Closing Ceremony @ MPAC

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Prizes

$1,394 in prizes

First Place

First Place Team Overall at MontyHacks
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(4) Gear VR Headsets

Second Place

Second Place Team Overall at MontyHacks
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(4) Amazon Echo Dots

Third Place

Third Place Team Overall at MontyHacks
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(4) Arduino Starter Kits

Best Environmental Hack

Given to the best hack involving the environment.
(4) Bare Conductive Kits

Best Educational Hack

Given to the best hack involving education.
Mini-Drone, Amazon Gift Card, 2 Bare Conductive kits

Best Health/Fitness Application

Given to the best hack involving health and fitness.
(4) Computer Mice

Best Mobile Application

Given to the best hack that uniquely implements the mobile platform and device (iOS, Android, Windows)
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(4) Gaming Earbuds

Best Game

Given to the best game.
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(4) Keyboards

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

All participants must be high-schoolers (less than 19 in age),

The team must be eligible and be a maximum of four people.

Judges

Judge Panel

Judge Panel

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
    Is the app innovative, and expand the usage of the APIs it uses? Was it difficult to implement, and did it present challenges in order to create the application?
  • Creativity
    Is the app unique, does it have its own niche, or does it follow an app that already exists?
  • Impact on Community/Category
    Is the app useful, and does it have a collection of use-cases that make it applicable outside of a couple scenarios? How well does the app solve the goals it sets-out to achieve?