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

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Bryan Uber
PECO

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Regenald Kramer
GS1 Global

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Joseph Meehan
Boeing

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Stephen Gross
DrexelCHI

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Kathy Han
Dell Boomi

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Rohan Jain
Dell Boomi

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Alex
Google

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Bethany
Google

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Chris Deitsch
IEEE - Philadelphia

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Ali
Major League Hacking

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Jeet
Major League Hacking

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Alfredo Flores
Drexel IEEE

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Joseph Theoharakis
Drexel IEEE

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Mridul Awasthi
Drexel IEEE

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Zizi Elgamal
Drexel IEEE

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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