Annual hackathon organized by ACM@CMU
HackCMU 2020 is scheduled for September 25-26 with all activities conducted virtually. Note that this event is open to CMU students only! If your attendance has not been confirmed through the main site, your submission will not be judged. Try to submit as soon as possible (submissions can be modified up until the deadline) to avoid any last minute difficulties. Happy hacking!
Schedule (all times in EST)
Friday, September 25
- 5:00pm: Opening ceremony
- 6:00pm: Hacking starts!
Saturday, September 26
- 6:00pm: Hacking ends!
- 7:30pm: Video submission deadline
- 8:00pm: Live demo session
Sunday, September 27
- 3:00pm: Closing ceremony
Tech talks and tutorials TBA!
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
You must be a student at CMU who has registered and confirmed attendance through hackcmu.org
Make sure to create a video demo that's at most 90 seconds!
Is the hack more than just another generic social/mobile/local app? Does it do something entirely novel, or at least take a fresh approach to an old problem?
Is the hack technically interesting or difficult? Is it just some lipstick on an API or were there real technical challenges to surmount?
Is your demo video clear, understandable, and under 120 seconds? Can we understand what you did and why? Does the demo work? Does your project show care and polish?
Is the hack practical? Is it something people would actually use? Does it fulfill a real need people have?