Who Can Participate?

This hackathon is geared towards Alberta post-secondary students pursuing an education in STEM fields in collegeundergraduate, and also graduate students who are at their masters level at the time of registration. The goal is to give students a chance to work on real-world problems while practicing teamwork and collaboration. 

We aim to create an inclusive environment where all parties, regardless of background, gender, religion, and sexual orientation can express their creativity and develop amazing technology solutions pertaining to hackathon themes.

 

Submission Rules:

  • The team has been already registered through the main HackTogether website (REGISTRATION IS CLOSED NOW).
  • Projects submitted by non-registered users will not be judged.
  • The project has not been submitted to any other hackathons or competitions.
  • Only the people listed in the submission worked on the project. 
  • The project is the team's original work.
  • You are allowed to use existing open-source code. If you use a template or open-source code, please provide the link as a citation.
  • You cannot use an already existing project as your submission. Your project must add significant new functionality.
  • Only one team member should submit the project and add the rest of the members to the project.
  • By submitting your work, you are acknowledging that these materials may be used to promote the hackathon, without extra obligation to you.

 

Submission steps:

  1. Prepare your project files:
    1. Technical solutions: Upload your code to a Github repository.
    2. Concept ideas: Prepare your concept idea report document according to the instructions provided.
  2. Create a 2 to 5-minute demo video and upload it on YouTube. Your video must include:
    1. An explanation of why you chose the theme and the problem you picked.
    2. A compelling argument of why your idea is worthy.
  3. Submit your solution by clicking on the blue "Join Hackathon" button at the right side of this page and filling out the forms.

 

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Sepideh Afkhami Goli

Sepideh Afkhami Goli
University of Calgary

Yasaman Amannejad

Yasaman Amannejad
Professor at Mount Royal University

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation and Creativity
    20%
  • Impact and Potential
    20%
  • User experience / Report Quality
    20%
  • Implementation / Research Quality
    20%
  • Presentation
    20%

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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