Don't Escape the Cold! Embrace it!

Winter Wonderhack is a 36 hour event where people from all different backgrounds come together, form teams around a problem or idea, and collaboratively plan, design, or code a unique solution from scratch.

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Eligibility

Everybody is welcome, however, participants under the age of 18 are not allowed to stay at the venue after the hours of operation. The venue closes at  7 pm on Friday and Saturday. Team sizes can be 1-4 participants.

Requirements

Select the categories, resources and technolgies used in your submission and upload a description of the purpose and function of you project. This may be in the form of a video, presentation, images or other media. Keep it brief - e.g. limit videos to no more than three minutes - and general. Judges will be visiting your project at the expo.

Judges

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Görkem Aşılıoğlu
Computer Science Lecturer at Michigan Tech

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Laura Brown
Associate Professor of Computer Science at Michigan Tech

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Romana Carden
SWE

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Emily Crombez
SWE

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Erika Carne
SWE

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Erin McLaughlin
Auto-Owners Insurance

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Kyle Falk
Auto-Owners Insurance

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Eric Johnson
Plexus

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Andrew Prince
Plexus

Judging Criteria

  • Most Useless
    The opposite of the most practical. You build something useless, yet somehow still cool or clever enough to win a prize. You probably had a lot of fun at this hackathon. Sweet.
  • Most Practical
    For the wish-we-thought-of-that, this is so useful!
  • Most Creative
    For the most out of the box thinking hack!
  • Best hack that helps after a disaster/loss
  • Top 12 Teams
  • Top Woman
    For that women who really embraces the hacker ethos.