WarwickHACK 2021 is a great opportunity to form a team of 1 to 4 people and see how in 24 hours ambition and passion, added with a pinch of creativity, can disrupt the world we live in. Our hackathon has no theme and is open to all university students - You do not need to have any coding experience! - For the first time, we will be running the event fully digitally!

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Prizes

£800 in prizes

Overall Best Hack

Win a Raspberry Pi 4 equipped with a case!

Most Impactful Hack

Add value to the community and build the best hack for social good to win Raspberry Pi 3!

Most Creative

Creativity in concept and user experience – build something truly unique and win an ELEGOO/ARDUINO kit!

Best Beginner Team

No matter what you build, if you are a beginner you have a chance to win a £25 amazon voucher!

Hackiest Hack

Build something that's over-the-top, over-engineered, and held together with Sellotape and bits of string... use your imagination! Winners get a GIANT enter button!

Carbon Calculator Challenge

Build a calculator that outputs the most accurate carbon footprint of a food product, using information on its ingredients. Win £25 AWS credits!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

We have workshops for all coding abilities. Any currently enrolled university student or recent graduate can join!

Requirements

Submission Format:

Please create a GitHub account and link your repository. Inside your repository, please provide a README.md file with instructions on how to build, install, and use your project.

Inside your submission please provide:

  • Discord usernames and skill levels (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced) of team members 
  • technical description of what your project is (functionality, purpose - if any, etc.)

If you contributed to an already existing project, make sure you CLEARLY comment on your edits and make it clear what you have added in the hackathon timeframe. If you do not, you may risk disqualification.

Please also attach a video outlining the team and each person's contribution, your goal/aim and a live demo of the project. You can record using Zoom, Teams or OBS and please keep this below 3 minutes long.

Judges

Will Russell

Will Russell
Hackathons UK

Judging Criteria

  • Quality of the idea
    Includes creativity and originality of the idea.
  • Innovation
    Video explaining the work, innovative ideas and solutions with a demo of the developed project.
  • Potential Impact
    Includes the potential value and usefulness to real-world users.
  • Usability
    The solution should be easy to use and easy to learn how to use.
  • Learning
    Did the team stretch themselves? Explore something new!

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