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HackTheLib




January 4th ~ January 7th, 2021
📍From Your Home

Hackathon Winners

Learn


Whether its on your own, with your team, through our workshops (some of which will be taught by industry professionals) , or from our guest speakers, there's an extensive amount of information to absorb in every part of HackTheLib!

Create


Team up or go solo and to create something awesome! Software, hardware, or a combination of both, anything that you have at home works. We encourage participants to use skills they already have, but also take these 3 days to learn something new and implement it to your project.

Compete


Although this event is all about learning and creating something cool, competition adds an edge to it like no other. You can compete in any of our 5 categories:
Best Overall, Most Practical/Scalable, Best Impact, Best Original, and Best Design.

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Note all times are in Central Time Zone


January 4th-7th

Schedule

Hackathon Day 1 (January 4th)

Welcome to HackTheLib ZOOM

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HackTheLib Among Us Tournament

Hackathon Starts

Workshop #1: Python Flask Web Development

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Workshop #2: Github Tutorial

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Hackathon Day 2 (January 5th)

Debugging Tournament

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Workshop #3: echoAR VR/AR Creations

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Hackathon Day 3 (January 6th)

Workshop #4: Pitching Techniques

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Competitive Programming Tournament

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Hackathon Day 4 (January 7th)

Hackathon Ends/Closing Ceremony

HackTheLib End
Watch Live

Hackathon Judging Period:
January 8th-10th


Winners Announced: January 11th

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Raspberry Pi

Amazon Echo Dot

Google Home Mini

Wireless Phone Charger by Verizon

JBL Clip Speaker

Razor Gaming Mouse

2x
$50 Phin Donation Credit

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Sponsors


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Rules & Regulations

Project Rules and Guidelines
  1. You will have 3 days to complete your project.
    • Don't copy pasta code (small snippets with credit are welcome of course!)
    • Don't reuse old completed projects. We're here to work on something new, not submit the same project once more.
    • Just don't plagiarize! Instead of finding creative ways to cheat,
      just use that brainpower to build something cool!
  2. Only participants age 12-19 can compete for prizes.
    • Feel free to watch online sessions and participate even if you're outside of this age range. We're all here to learn and have fun.
  3. Show some creativity!
    • During judging, we'll be looking for projects that show original thought and innovative ideas. Try to avoid making a project that just accesses and displays info from APIs - do something interesting.
  4. There are no more rules.
    • Create anything you want! Hardware, software, a combination of the two?
      Anything is welcome :)

Presentation Guidelines
  1. Teams must consist of the same people that they started with.
  2. Teams will submit the entirety of their code and any external sources noted in a separate text file through Devpost.
  3. Teams will submit a 2-5 minute video showing project functionality placed in the root of their repo
    Format must be [projectname]_[presentation].mp4
  4. Judges will review and deliberate over the weekend, decisions will be announced by EOD Monday!

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Judges


Jason
Sendelbach

Senior Director of Engineering,
Analytics at Sprout Social

Jason has over 20 years as a software engineer, leading teams for the past 10. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering, and took as many Computer Science classes as possible. He spent 10 years in consulting working mostly in Java to integrate systems. He was a Lead Engineer at Grubhub before joining Sprout Social. Jason is now a Senior Director of Engineering overseeing many engineering teams.


Georgii
Kliukovkin

Tech Lead at RingCentral


Jackie
Tapia

Software Engineer at Sprout Social


Megan
Bacani

Site Reliability Engineer at Sprout Social


Madelyn
Nelson

Platform Software Engineer at Sprout Social


Richard Cortez

CS Educator


Fedor
Yaremenko

Senior Java Developer at Ultimeta



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Contact

Our Team


Abhimanyu
Thosar


Rayaan
Siddiqi


Labdhi
Jain


Rob
Budak


Pavan
Pandurangi


Arnav
Batta


Andrew
Choi


Saagar
Patel


Joe
Marcantonio


If you have questions, comments, or ideas, feel free to to contact us at our email