DeltaHacks III - Hack for Change

Welcome to Deltahacks III! We’re super excited that you’ll be attending our event this weekend and we hope you have an amazing experience. Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced veteran, we are sure you will get something out of this event. We also hope our guests, sponsors, mentors and judges have a great time interacting with everyone. We know you’ll come up with awesome hacks and we have amazing prizes and swag to hand out to those that build cool projects. So get hyped for Deltahacks because we know that these next 24 hours will be full of wonderful things!

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Prizes

$4,420 in prizes

Best Hardware Hack

Awarded to best hardware-related hack.

Best use of new web technologies or tools - Konrad Group

The world of web development is constantly changing. Leveraging new tools and frameworks can make web development easier and make applications more powerful, but requires a strong knowledge foundation and the ability to learn quickly.

1 Razer Blackwidow Tournament Edition + 1 Steelseries mousepad and Razer Deathadder + 1 HyperX Cloud headset + 1 Steelseries Siberia 200 Forge Red

Best personal finance hack - RBC

Awarded to the best hack related to the management of personal finance. Tour of RBC’s Innovation Lab and interview/pitch with RBC’s Technology Team

Best use of ArcelorMittal Dofasco API

$500 cash prize

Best healthcare hack - RL Solutions

Prize will be awarded to the hack that best helps patients maintain their diet and nutriton plans given by their healthcare providers. 1 TRNDlabs Skeye mini drone for each team member

Best wearable finance hack - TD Bank

1 Protocol Galileo Stealth quadcopter drone and lunch with Salim Jivraj, CIO with TD’s Channels Technology Solutions for Digital, ATM, and Phone Channels technologies

Best voice-navigation banking hack - TD Bank

1 Protocol Galileo Stealth quadcopter drone and lunch with Salim Jivraj, CIO with TD’s Channels Technology Solutions for Digital, ATM, and Phone Channels technologies

#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!

Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS

$250 in AWS credits

Best domain name from domain.com

Domain.com swag bags

First Place

Custom 3D Printed DeltaHacks Trophy + $100 Amazon Gift Card per team member + 30 minute consulting session with The Forge

Second Place

Custom 3D Printed DeltaHacks Trophy + Tile Slim per team member + 30 minute consulting session with The Forge

Third Place

Custom 3D Printed DeltaHacks Trophy + Razer Nabu X per team member + 30 minute consulting session with The Forge

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

All university students above the age of 18 can participate. Maximum team size of 4!

Requirements

Submit by 11AM on Sunday, January 29. Include detailed project description, title, and all team member's names. Be sure to include links to your code from Github, etc. and any media you've created. 

Judges

DeltaHacks Team

DeltaHacks Team

Judging Criteria

  • Completeness
  • Technical Difficulty
  • Social Impact
  • Originality
  • Feasibility
  • Clarity