Join us in Tuscaloosa, AL for our third annual hackathon!
CrimsonHacks is about bringing hackers from all over the south for a weekend of innovation. For 24 hours, 250 students from around the Southeast will come together in Tuscaloosa at The University of Alabama for a weekend of innovation, free food, and of course, free swag.
$7,435 in prizes
Best Use of AWS Amplify *AWS Sponsored Prize* (3)
You must use AWS Amplify to build a mobile or web app that connects to at least one AWS service provisioned by the Amplify framework.
1st place: Echo Spot
2nd place: Echo
3rd place: Echo Dot
Best Hack for Social Good *Pariveda Sponsored Prize*
Drones! (Ryze - Tello Quadcopter)
Lockheed's Favorite Hack *Lockheed Sponsored Prize* (2)
Best Safety Related Hack *International Paper Sponsored Prize*
Most Event-Driven Hack *CGI Sponsored Prize*
Create a hack that's centered around game day experiences. Use technology to improve things like parking, scheduling, purchasing, and safety. For example: if there’s an attack, checking in or supplying information to authorities.
Birmingham Iron Football Tickets
Best Rookie Hack
Cracking the Coding Interview Book
Best Hardware Hack
Music LED Lights
The Future is Female (Best hack with majority female team)
Female Empowerment Goody Basket!!
Best Diverse Hack (Best hack with majority members that are considered a minority in the CS world)
Water Resistant & Anti-Theft College Backpack with USB Charging Port and Lock
Show us Team Spirit!!! (Best spirit team throughout entire event)
USB Mini Fridges
Best use of Google Cloud Platform
Google Home Minis for each team member
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit for each team member
Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device
410C Dragonboard for each team member
Snap Kit Prize
Use Snap Kit's web or mobile SDK in your hack. Each winning team member will receive a pair of Spectacles by Snapchat or another awesome prize.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
- Projects must be submitted via Devpost.
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must be a student at a university, trade school, or college (or graduated within 12 months)
- Maximum of 4 hackers per team
- Must be at event in-person
Dr. Rob Morgan
Dr. Xiaoyan Hong
Dr. Zhe Jiang
Dr. Margaret Kim
Dr. Todd Freeborn
Judges will rate the uniqueness, creativity, and technical skill of your project.