We're back for round two. Get ready to meet in Lexington, Kentucky on April 9-10, 2016 for a weekend of discovery, creation, and fun. You'll have 24 hours to make your dreams reality. Free food, great swag, and lasting friendships are only some of the things you'll find at CatHacks II.

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Prizes

$4,920 in prizes

First Place

Dell Tablets for each Team Member
Wolfram Alpha Pro for each Team Member
12-pack Soylent for each Team Member

Second Place

Pebble Time Watches for each Team Member
Wolfram Alpha Pro for each Team Member
12-pack Soylent for each Team Member

Third Place

Leap Motion Controllers for each Team Member
Wolfram Alpha Pro for each Team Member
12-pack Soylent for each Team Member

Best use of Wolfram Technology

$100 Visa Gift card for each Team Member
Raspberry Pi Canakit for each Team Member
Wolfram Alpha Pro for each Team Member
Wolfram Development Platform Access for each Team Member

Best Solo Hack

Beats Solos for Winner

Most Creative Hack

Breakout Games tickets for each Team Member

Best Hardware Hack

Raspberry Pi 3 for each Team Member

Best Local Hack

3 months Awesome Inc Cohosting for Winning Team

Best Domain Name (Domain.com)

Swag Bags with Sparkfun Redboards for each Team Member

Best Developer Tool

Github Octocat Statues for each Team Member

Best Use of a Google API

Google Swag Bags for each Team Member

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

To participate in CatHacks, you must be a student at an American college or university.

To submit, you must be present at CatHacks during the competition weekend, April 9-10, 2016.

Requirements

As judging will take place in person, you need only submit a brief description of your project. A paragraph or two will suffice.

Please include screenshots or pictures if possible. 

How to enter

To enter this challenge, sign up on cathacks.com before April 8, 2016.

You must be able to attend the physical hackathon at the University of Kentucky.

Judges

Dr. Jerzy Jaromczyk

Dr. Jerzy Jaromczyk
Director of Undergraduate Studies, University of Kentucky

Judging Criteria

  • Algorithmic Difficulty
  • Usefulness
  • Project Design
  • Presentation

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