Learn and compete

CYHacks is a mini 12 hour Hackathon held a Central York High School. Participants make a website, app, game or video related to the theme announced the day of the event.

No experience needed. We will have volunteers there willing to help anyone. You may also use online resources. There will be a variety of seminars hosted for video production, audio, and 3D printing.

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Prizes

$205 in prizes

Most Creative

Two JLS Automation string backpacks containing: Knit hat, plastic insulated cup, metal water bottle, notebook, pen

Overall

Chick-Fil-A gift bag containing t-shirt, stuffed animal, cup, gift cards, etc., Four $10 Amazon Gift cards

Best Code

Vilros Raspberry Pi Zero W Complete Starter Kit-Premium Clear Case Edition-Includes Pi Zero W and 7 Essential Accessories, two $10 Amazon gift cards

Most Useful

Two JLS Automation string backpacks containing: Knit hat, plastic insulated cup, metal water bottle, notebook, pen

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

In order to participate, you have to be able to attend the event at Central York High School

Age: Middle School, High School or College Student

 

Judges

Karina Moroz

Karina Moroz

Patrick Rehmeyer

Patrick Rehmeyer

Elijah Lieu

Elijah Lieu

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Is the product original? Does it rely on imported APIs?
  • Interface Design
    Is it aesthetically pleasing (color palette and design, etc.)? Is navigation straightforward, understandable, and user-proof?
  • Program Design
    Does it work? How efficient is it? Is it a well constructed design?
  • Usefulness
    Does project have an applicable use in everyday life or solve a well known problem?
  • Relation to Theme
    Does it include or use the theme in a meaningful manner? Worth double points.
  • Errors
    Is it robust? How many errors does it contain?
  • Optional Criteria
    Worth half points. Security - Is information stored / sent in a secure manner? Documentation - Is code well documented?