The Best 24-Hour Hardware Focused Hackathon

DragonHacks 2019 is the best 24-hour hardware-focused hackathon event hosted by Drexel University IEEE on April 20th - 21st 2019 in the Bossone Research Enterprise Center. DragonHacks 2019 is bringing in the brightest minds of the world's best schools to spend 24 hours to create groundbreaking new products from scratch!

We will have more than enough East coast exclusive food and caffeine to energize hungry and excited hackers. With an amazing pool of prizes this year, your sleepless efforts will be rewarded!

Hacking begins at 2 PM Saturday, January 20th right after the 1 PM opening ceremony and ends at 2 PM Sunday, January 21st. You must submit your project to Devpost. In order to be eligible for prizes, you also must participate in the Sunday judging.

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Eligibility

  • Individuals must be 18 years old or older
  • You must be at DragonHacks to work on a project for submission
  • Teams must not exceed a group of 5 Members
  • Please show your ID at registration
  • You cannot work on your project before the event begins
  • You cannot steal another team's source code
  • The decision of judges is final for determining prizes and awards
  • Please comply with all instructions from the volunteers
  • List your universities when you submit
  • Submit your team name and/or number  

Judges

Bryan Uber

Bryan Uber
PECO

Regenald Kramer

Regenald Kramer
GS1 Global

Joseph Meehan

Joseph Meehan
Boeing

Stephen Gross

Stephen Gross
DrexelCHI

Kathy Han

Kathy Han
Dell Boomi

Rohan Jain

Rohan Jain
Dell Boomi

Alex

Alex
Google

Bethany

Bethany
Google

Chris Deitsch

Chris Deitsch
IEEE - Philadelphia

Ali

Ali
Major League Hacking

Jeet

Jeet
Major League Hacking

Alfredo Flores

Alfredo Flores
Drexel IEEE

Joseph Theoharakis

Joseph Theoharakis
Drexel IEEE

Mridul Awasthi

Mridul Awasthi
Drexel IEEE

Zizi Elgamal

Zizi Elgamal
Drexel IEEE

Anvita Mishra

Anvita Mishra
Drexel IEEE

Judging Criteria

  • Organizers' Choice Award
  • Best Use of Google Cloud Platform
    Use any Google Cloud Platform product (including Firebase) to qualify. See all our products at https://cloud.google.com/products/.
  • Best Hack that Promotes Accessibility
    The winner will have a project that focuses on making something more accessible to people or implementing accessible standards in an exceptional format. For more details, reach out to Stephen Gross from DrexelCHI
  • Best Hack/Website on .TECH Domain
    TECH Category Prize of $200 for the team that hosts the best hack / project on a .TECH domain