HackUNT 2019 is UNT's second annual hackathon!

HackUNT is the University of North Texas' annual 24-hour hackathon! It's a place where students can innovate, learn, and find creative solutions to problems using technology. 

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Prizes

$6,130 in prizes

First Place - Main Challenge

First Place: Each team member wins an Oculus Go
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Challenge Description:

Use technology to improve accessibility.

Find a creative solution to benefit the lives of those with disability. Examples may include using AR to show subtitles for the hearing impaired, or using photo recognition and Machine Learning to detect allergies in packaged foods.

Second Place - Main Challenge

Second Place: Each team member wins a Fujifilm Instax 7S Polaroid Camera
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Challenge Description: Use technology to improve accessibility. Find a creative solution to benefit the lives of those with disability. Examples may include using AR to show subtitles for the hearing impaired, or using photo recognition and Machine Learning to detect allergies in packaged foods.

Third Place - Main Challenge

Third Place: Each team member wins a Raspberry Pi Kit __________________________________________________________

Challenge Description: Use technology to improve accessibility. Find a creative solution to benefit the lives of those with disability. Examples may include using AR to show subtitles for the hearing impaired, or using photo recognition and Machine Learning to detect allergies in packaged foods.

State Farm Challenge (2)

Winning Team receives an Oculus Go
Runner Up receives State Farm swag pack
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Challenge Description: Your challenge is to develop a solution that assists individuals impacted by natural disasters. Use your creativity to tailor it to what you think may fit. Your theme can be practical, it can be creative, or whatever your team dreams up. Have fun with it.

Laundris Challenge

Winning Team: Each team member wins a 50 dollar Amazon gift card __________________________________________________________ Challenge Description: Your challenge is to develop a solution to track laundry and articles of clothing, preferably implementing an IOT solution.

Stoke Challenge

Winning Team: Each team member wins a 3 free months access to the Stoke Coworking Space in Denton __________________________________________________________ Challenge Description: Best Entrepreneurial Hack. Create the best startup idea and implement a prototype to win a 3 month membership to Stoke Coworking!

.Tech Domains Challenge

Winning Team: Each team member wins a $100 of Amazon Credit
__________________________________________________________ Challenge Description: Best hack using a .Tech domain! Use a .Tech domain to host your hack in order to enter.

Domain.com Challenge

Winning Team: Each team member wins a Raspberry Pi
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Challenge Description: Register the most interesting domain using your FREE Domain.com credit to win Raspberry Pis.

How to access FREE Domain.com credit:
Go to: hackp.ac/domains
Use Code: MLHFUN when checking out

Qualcomm Challenge

Winning Team: Each team member wins a DragonBoard 410c _____________________________________________________ Challenge Description: Use a Qualcomm device, like a DragonBoard 410c, in an Internet of Things project

Google Cloud Platform Challenge

Winning Team: Each team member wins a Google Home Mini _____________________________________________________ Challenge Description: Use a Google Clout Platform service (like hosting or machine learning) in your project to win Google Home Minis.

Snap Kit Challenge

Winning Team: Spectacles or another awesome prize _____________________________________________________ Challenge Description: Use Snap Kit to integrate Snapchat's best features into your hack to win Spectacles or another awesome prize.

Best use of Blockstack

Create an app using the Blockstack Platform. Each winning team member will receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card, max 4 per team. The opportunity with Blockstack doesn't end with the event. Any app built with Blockstack during a hackathon that successfully registers for the App Mining program within two weeks of the event will receive an additional $500 reward.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

You must be a college or university student to attend HackUNT.

Judges

To Be Determined

To Be Determined

Judging Criteria

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