PCHacks 2019 is just around the corner and we want you to participate! This event is a 24-hour hackathon hosted at the University of Toronto at Mississauga between May 4 and 5. It is a Major League Hacking hackathon approved member event and is going to have lots of prizes, workshops, and the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals.
Any high school or university student can apply for our hackathon. Participants can form teams of up to 4 people to create their project.
Competitors can create whatever project they want to make, but specific AWARDS will be offered for projects in the following categories.
1) Overall Best Project (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
2) Assistive Technology
3) Machine Learning and Big Data
4) Smart City
7) Best Use of API
How to enter
Simply head to to the PCHacks Website, where you can review the schedule and scroll down to the "Apply Now" button, providing your email and officially signing up!
Is your project an original use of a tool/API, something completely new, or just a remake of another piece of technology?
Impact and Sustainability
Is your product practical? Do you have have a potential business plan?
Shows understanding of a problem, makes smart use of available technology.
Does your project work as intended? Products do not need to be fully complete but you should have a functional demo.
Quality User Interface and User Experience, well designed demo, ease of use.
Is your project overly complex? Can you use a simpler solution.
How impressive is your project? Do the judges think it would be useful?
The best projects in certain categories will get additional prizes.
Best Project Overall
Goes to the project that gets the highest score from our judges.