Tech Optimum Hacks 2022 is a digital hackathon, open to all participants from around the world. All high school and college students are welcome to come and participate in our hackathon and compete with others to win prizes. Our hackathon is completely beginner friendly so if you’ve never touched a line of code before, then you are welcome to participate. All skill-levels are welcome to come and participate. We will hold a variety of workshops, and host fun games during the hackathon.

Be sure to join our Discord Server: https://discord.gg/w7cymgdRBH for all the updates!

Requirements

While Tech Optimum Hacks is open-ended, you must abide to all rules for this hackathon. Feel free to build a website, app, piece of hardware with technology integrated into it, etc. 

What to Submit

Required:

1. Demo Video of your project (2-4 Minutes)
2. Github Repository 
3. Detailed written explanation. (Submitted via DevPost)
   3a. Must include: Inspiration, What it does, How we built it, Challenges we ran into, Accomplishments that we're proud of, What we learned and What's next for [insert project name]

Optional:

1. Link to live project so that judges can test it out. While this is optional, it is strongly recommended.
2. Figma/Other mockup designs

Additionally, make sure your submission follows all of the following rules:

  1. We will ONLY accept new projects. 
  2. We will NOT accept submission to multiple hackathons.
  3. Every member on your Devpost submission MUST be registered for the hackathon. 
  4. You can ONLY work on 1 team and project for the duration of this hackathon.

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Prizes

$41,750 in prizes

1st Place

- Winners Certificate
- $20 Gift Card per team member (if solo you get $50)
- Art of Problem Solving $25 Credit per team member
- Slingshot verified access per team member
- Wolfram One and Pro per team member
- Taskade Lifetime upgrades for winners

2nd Place

- Winners Certificate
- Art of Problem Solving $25 Credit per team member
- Slingshot verified access per team member
- Wolfram One and Pro per team member
- Taskade Lifetime upgrades for winners

3rd Place

- Winners Certificate
- Slingshot verified access per team member
- Wolfram One and Pro per team member

Replit Hacker Plan (Premium)

Every participant in Tech Optimum Hacks will receive a 1 month subscription, to repl.it's premium subscription.

Echo 3D Business Plan (Premium)

1 month of Echo3D's business plan. The value of each individual award is $89.00.

Free Domain

Free domain for everyone through https://gen.xyz .

Instructions to claim in the discord server.

Taskade Premium

5 year free upgrades for everyone who participate (tasked)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Siddharth Duggal

Siddharth Duggal
CEO, Tech Optimum

Aditya Sinha

Aditya Sinha
CTO, Tech Optimum

Arnav Pandey

Arnav Pandey
COO, Tech Optimum

Pranith Molakalapalli
Director of IT, Tech Optimum

Rebecca Wang

Rebecca Wang
Director, Hydra Hacks

Danylo Tolmachov

Danylo Tolmachov
Head of Software Engineering, Techstack Ltd

Viachaslau Matsukevich

Viachaslau Matsukevich
Principal Cloud Architect, Altoros

Viacheslav Shago

Viacheslav Shago
Senior Software Engineer, Sberbank

Yura Abharian

Yura Abharian
Senior Software Engineer, SoftServe

Derek Sheen

Derek Sheen
Software Engineering Intern, Sera4

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
  • Technical Complexity
  • Functionality
  • Design

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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