The California State University Long Beach Hackathon.

BeachHacks is the second collegiate hackathon hosted by California State University, Long Beach! During our 24 hour event, student developers and designers will gather on campus to build and program ideas into reality. Whether you join a team or go solo, join us at BeachHacks and show us what makes you unique. It doesn't matter if you're aiming to be the next Tony Stark or you're just looking to learn some code, BeachHacks has something for you!

 

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Prizes

#HackHarassment

Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment! Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment. Members of the winning team receive Hack Harassment Battery Packs!

Best Project and Development Practices from Full David Experience

Raspberry Pi Zeros

First Place

MLH First Place Medal

Second Place

MLH Second Place Medal

Third Place

MLH Third Place Medal

Best use of Server-less Technology, UI/UX, and API Usage from FriendBuy

Bose Noise-canceling Headphones

Best iOS Hack from Make School

$2000 scholarship to any domestic Summer Academy location & Make School Tee for each member of your team

Best Beginner Hack from Make School

$2000 scholarship to any domestic Summer Academy location & Make School Tee for each member of your team

Best Domain Name

Have the best Domain name and get Domain.com swag bags.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Judge

Judge

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    How creative is your hack? Try to approach the problem you are trying to solve from a novel angle!
  • Functionality
    How usable is your hack in its current state? Strive to create a functioning project even if it doesn't have a ton of features!
  • Design
    How does it look? How was it implemented? We will be looking at your overall design practices: back-end and front-end!