Create the future in a 24 hour software development marathon.

FloridaTechHacks is the Space Coast’s first MLH-certified hackathon! It will be lasting for 24-hours through the weekend of April 2nd - 3rd. 

All you need to do is grab some friends, come up with a crazy idea, and take your best shot at making it a reality!

View full rules

Prizes

First Place

Dell Venue Tablet from MLH +
First Place Medals from MLH +
First Choice from Prize Pool {Xbox One, Amazon Echo, Creopop 3D Printing pen} from KEEN

2nd Place

2nd Place Medals from MLH +
Second Choice from Prize Pool {Xbox One, Amazon Echo, Creopop 3D Printing pen}

3rd Place

3rd Place Medals from MLH +
Third Choice from Prize Pool {Xbox One, Amazon Echo, Creopop 3D Printing pen} from KEEN

Best Use of Arduino

Pebble Smartwatches from KEEN

Best Use of Kotlin

Professional Jetbrains Licenses

Best Internet of Things Hack

Intel Compute Stick From Intel and DTx

Best Use of Amazon Web Services

1 TB Hard drive from MLH

Best Female Hacker

$100 Amazon Gift Card

Best First-time hacker

$100 Amazon Gift Card

Best developer tool

Octacat trophy

Best Domain

Punniest domian gets a swag bag

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

FloridaTechHacks is open to all College students and people that have graduated within the past year.

Judges

Ryan Stansifer

Ryan Stansifer
Professor at Florida Institute of Technology

Tabitha Beavers

Tabitha Beavers
CEO, Project Based Learning

Jen Schlegel

Jen Schlegel
Head of Innovation, College of Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology

David Beavers

David Beavers
Fab Lab

Judging Criteria

  • Societal Impact / Value Creation
    How much of a buzz your product likely to create in the world
  • Innovation
    How creative the idea is.
  • Execution
    Implementation of the idea
  • Completion
    How close to completion the implementation of the idea is