We have just extended the deadline to 11:45 PM EST, July 31st. Please submit your projects as soon as possible.

About the challenge

FiveHacks is a hackathon intended for students interested in computer science and app development to create solutions important to them.

This hackathon is for all students, high school and above, of all skill sets.

Solutions must address one of the following issues: healthcare, education access, climate change, food insecurity, or inequity.

Participants can register on Devpost and submit their project at any time before the submission deadline.

Timeline

Friday, July 12 7PM EST - Competition starts

Get started

Join our Discord server to introduce yourself, build your team, and ask questions about the competition or with technical issues. Any person with the organizer tag will be more than happy to help you!

https://discord.gg/UfmSkcfeqC (Please copy and paste the link in your browser if it is not working)

To receive the participatory prizes, you NEED to join the Discord!

Requirements

What to Build

Build an application that that helps solves an issue pertinent to: healthcare, education access, climate change, food insecurity, or inequity.

What to Submit

Submit a video explaining and demonstrating your application and share the code of what you created through Github.

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Prizes

$18,110 in prizes

1st Place

4 $375 WolframOne Personal Edition with WolframAlpha Pro Annual Subscription
4 AoPS $25 dollar gift cards
1 $50 PayPal/Amazon prize

2nd, 3rd, 4th Place (3)

4 $375 WolframOne Personal Edition with WolframAlpha Pro Annual Subscription

Participatory Prize (115)

1 Month of Echo3D Business Plan ($89)
25% off 1Password Family Plan ($15)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Vijay Daita

Danylo Tolmachov

Judging Criteria

  • UI/UX
    Does the project demonstrate a professional level of interface design and does the user experience seem natural and non-cumbersome?
  • Technical Sophistication
    Does the application present a high level of knowledge regarding the development of solutions using software?
  • Creativity
    How unique is this solution?

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