Work with other UCSD students and make an awesome project in 24 hours!

Winter hack day is an opportunity for the UCSD community to come together in teams and create new projects.

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$150 in prizes

Grand Prize

Echo dot, Raspberry Pi 3, two $30 Amazon gift cards

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Nick Thomson

Nick Thomson

Philip Guo

Philip Guo
Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science, UCSD

Adam Andrus

Adam Andrus
Engineer at Portfolium

Judging Criteria

  • Complexity
    How difficult was it to produce the hack?
  • Functionality
    Does the hack serve a useful purpose? Will the hack be useful for its target audience?
  • Innovation
    Does the hack bring a fresh new idea to the hacking community? Is the hack unique and groundbreaking?
  • Design
    Is the hack intuitive to use and does it function well?
  • Awesomeness
    Does this hack just make you say "Wow!"?