Create, build, and play with us at McHacks, Canada's favourite hackathon.

McHacks isn't your typical hackathon, and our hackers aren't either! For 24 hours, over 500 of the boldest young minds in North America come together for a weekend of beginner-to-pro workshops, decked-out hardware, delicious food, and some epic hacking.

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Eligibility

If you applied to McHacks 6, received an acceptance and also confirmed your attendance, you are eligible to attend McHacks.

If you attended and participated at McHacks 6, then you are eligible to make a submission. Each team must consist of no more than 4 participants.

Requirements

You must include videos, photos, or screenshots of the working product and a link to the source code (GitHub, etc.) of your project.

Please tag the prizes you would like to be considered for (other than the overall prizes, every team that submits will be considered for overall prizes).

Judges

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McGill Professors

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Sponsor Judges/Mentors

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity and Originality
    Is this hack something new? Is it a creative use of technology? Is it a novel idea?
  • Technical Complexity
    Which technologies did you use? How technically challenging is it? Which part of the project did you make? (Non-API)
  • Enjoyment and Polish
    Is the hack fun to use? Is the interface polished? Is the user experience fun to use?
  • Practicality and Usefulness
    Is the hack useful? Does it raise social awareness or help under-privileged and under-represented people in any way?