Imagine. Innovate. Inspire.

WWPHacks is a collaborative programming competition where teams of up to four work against the clock to build innovative technological solutions to real world problems. Participants will have 24 hours to communicate and work on their project with their team, with the opportunity to participate in numerous workshops, mini-events, and meet like-minded people along the way.

WWPHacks is open to people of all backgrounds and skill levels provided they are enrolled in a high school, pursuing a bachelors degree, or seeking a non-traditional education.

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Prizes

$2,930 in prizes

First Place

Each team member will receive:
- Sony Playstation 4 1TB Console ($300 Value)

Second Place

Each team member will receive:
- DJI Tello Quadcopter ($100 Value)
- Echo Dot (Gen 3) Smart Speaker ($50 Value)
- Fire Tablet 7 16GB ($50 Value)

Third Place

Each team member will receive:
- Echo Show 8 Smart Display with Alexa ($130 Value)

Best Bootcamp Web App

- Elgato Stream Deck with 15 customizable LCD keys ($150 Value)
- Raspberry Pi 4 4GB Starter Kit ($100 Value)

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament Winner

- Apple Airpods (Gen 2) with Charging Case ($160 Value)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

WWPHacks is open to hackers all over the world this year! You must, however, be enrolled in a high school, be pursuing a bachelor's degree, or be receiving a non-traditional education.

Requirements

Projects may be submitted in three different forms

  • Valid URL of project 
  • Video submission
  • Detailed Presentation in either PowerPoint or Google Slides

Judges

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Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
    Did you just glue a bunch of APIs together, or was the process of building your product a technically-intensive one?
  • Practicality
    Does your product address a real problem or improve people's lives in some way? You don't necessarily have to cure global poverty, but it is important that people find your product useful in some way
  • User Experience and Visual Appeal
    Is your product aesthetically pleasing? Is it relatively easy to use?
  • Usability
    Can your product be used out of the box?
  • Creativity
    How innovative is your solution?