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.

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.

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Prizes

$4,810 in prizes

Wolfram Alpha Pro and Wolfram one Language access(One Year) (12)

Each person on the top 12 teams will win this prize a $375.00 value.

Prize for best hack that helps after a disaster/loss

A $100 steam gift card, blanket, various gaming accessories , and an Auto-Owners Duffel Bag for each member of the team.

Most practical award

A $100 gift card of the winner's choice also a Google home mini.

Most creative award

A $25 gift card of their choice and Raspberry Pi 3 kit.

Most useless Award

A $25 gift card of their choice and a useless box.

Top Woman Award

A basket of items from SWE.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Görkem Aşılıoğlu

Görkem Aşılıoğlu
Computer Science Lecturer at Michigan Tech

Laura Brown

Laura Brown
Associate Professor of Computer Science at Michigan Tech

Romana Carden

Romana Carden
SWE

Emily Crombez

Emily Crombez
SWE

Erika Carne

Erika Carne
SWE

Erin McLaughlin

Erin McLaughlin
Auto-Owners Insurance

Kyle Falk

Kyle Falk
Auto-Owners Insurance

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson
Plexus

Andrew Prince

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.

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