Georgia State University Fall Hackathon, HackGSU!

Click Here to register for HackGSU.

Registration is open NOW :)  The deadline for registration is October 3rd at 11:59pm EST.

What is hackGSU?

hackGSU is the Hackathon hosted by the GSU Computer Science Department's ACM & IEEE student organizations. 100% free of charge, Lots of Food, $$ Prizes $$. This semester, hackGSU will be a 500+ participant event taking place from October 5th - 7th.

Who can participate?

All university students*! You do not have to be a computer science major to participate in the competition! If you're someone who is willing to learn and wants to take a shot at changing the world, no matter what your field is, you definitely belong here.

Where will it be held?

Georgia State University, Aderhold Learning Center
60 Luckie Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 

SCHEDULE

For a full schedule, please check HackGSU.com

Day

Time

Event

Friday

6:00 PM

Check-in

Friday

7:00 PM

Dinner

Friday

7:30 PM

Late Check-in

Friday

8:00 PM

Opening Ceremonies

Friday

8:30 PM

Idea Mixer & Team Forming (Hacking Begins)

Friday

9:00 PM

Workshop A: Getting Started with Integrating APIs [Vetek]

Friday

10:00 PM

Workshop B:
GSU Crypto Challenge

Friday

11:00 PM

Workshop C:
ML #ftw

Friday

Midnight

Midnight Snack

Saturday

9:00 AM

Breakfast

Saturday

12:00 PM

Workshop D:
GSU CETL presents GE Digital Sensors & Arduino Hands-on
  workshop (First 50 only)

Saturday

1:00 PM

Lunch

Saturday

2:00 PM

Workshop D:
How to be amazing (and get paid) [Diversified]

Saturday

4:00 PM

Snack

Saturday

4:00 PM

Workshop E: TBD

Saturday

5:00 PM

Cup Stacking (MLH)

Saturday

7:00 PM

Dinner

Saturday

11:30 PM

Snack

Saturday

Midnight

Midnight Madness - NCR Challenge!!

Sunday

9:00 AM

Breakfast

Sunday

9:30 AM

Sponsors and Judges Meeting

Sunday

10:00 AM

Submit to Devpost

Sunday

10:30 AM

Hack expo (Science-Fair-Style) Setup

Sunday

11:00 AM

Hack expo (Science-Fair-Style) Judging

Sunday

12:30 PM

Finalist Demo (5 min each)

Sunday

1:00 PM

Closing Ceremonies (Awards)

I have a question ...

Please feel free to check out our FAQ at HackGSU.com or email us at hackathon@cs.gsu.edu for any questions you have!

View full rules

Prizes

$10,130 in prizes

MLH 1st Place

1st Place Medals

MLH 2nd Place

2nd Place Medals

MLH 3rd Place

3rd Place Medals

State Farm Challenge - "Here to Help Life Go Right!"

"Here to Help Life Go Right!"

Looking for an innovative hack that focuses on improving life and/or community!

PRIZE: Full kit raspberry pi3 b+

NCR Platform Challenge 1st Place

NCR will be giving away a HTC Vive Pro Vr Headset to the team who can best use the NCR platform (one for EACH team member!!)

NCR Platform Challenge 2nd Place

NCR will be giving away a Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 Graphics Card to the team who can best use the NCR platform (one for EACH team member!!)

NCR Platform Challenge 3rd Place

NCR will be giving away a Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones to the team who can best use the NCR PLatform (one for EACH team member!!)

Digital Learners to Leaders Challenge @ HackGSU (1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes) (2)

!!!You must be a GSU student to submit to this prize!!!

Digital Learners to Leaders (DLL), was developed by CETL (Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning) to address underrepresentation of women and minorities in STEM careers and the technology industry. DLL works to advance student understanding of digital literacy by encouraging program participants to create digital solutions to urban challenges.

Digital Learners to Leaders seeks to challenge and inspire our students through interdisciplinary and experiential projects that engage students in teamwork, develop leadership skills, expose students to current technology and allow them to work with a diverse team of professionals.

1st Place – Sphero with Force Band
2nd Place – Smart Watch
3rd Place – Battery Bank

GSU Athletics - Student Parking is the challenge!!!!

Student Parking is the challenge!!!! Free student tickets are currently claimed on a mobile device via url GSUStudentTickets.com.
Limited free parking is available at football games for students, but a hard copy pass has to be picked up on campus the week of the game. How could we offer discounted parking through the url?

PRIZES:
$100 Kroger Gift Card for each team member!

GSU Athletics - Student Rewards Program

Student Rewards Program - How do we increase student engagement at GSU Football stadium??

Students currently do not have a loyalty and rewards program for attending and supporting athletics events. How can we increase student engagement and help increase attendance?

PRIZES:
$20 Kroger Gift Cards for team members

GE Challenge

Create a chef cookbook that stands up an apache server with 3 web pages! It's almost Hallowe'en, so the spookiest apps win!!

Prizes: Arduino Nano Robot Sloth Kit for each team member!

GSU Crypto Challenge - 1st prize

Solve the MOST crypto challenges, fastest!!!

To be considered for this prize, you must have solved at LEAST one problem between level 5 and level 10.

http://www.cs.gsu.edu/~rharrison/crypto-challenge

PRIZE: JBL/Harman Flip4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Water-proof)

GSU Crypto Challenge - 2nd place

Solve the MOST crypto challenges, as fast as you can!!!

To be considered for this prize, you must have solved at LEAST one problem between level 5 and level 10.

Prize order is determined by number and speed!!!!

http://www.cs.gsu.edu/~rharrison/crypto-challenge

PRIZE: JBL/Harman Clip3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Diversified Challenge

Best Use of Network or Integrated Devices!

Best use of Google Cloud Platform

Google Home Minis for each team member (up to 4).

MORE INFO: https://hack.mlh.io/prizes/

Every project built on GCP will also be eligible for the Best Use of GCP prize at each hackathon this season.

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit for each team member

Register your domain name here: https://hack.mlh.io/prizes/

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

410C Dragonboard for each team member (up to 4).
MORE INFO: https://hack.mlh.io/prizes/

Best use of Authorize.net

LS20 Gaming Headsets for each team member (up to 4)
MORE INFO: https://hack.mlh.io/prizes/

Happy Hookah Website Challenge

Happy Hookah wants a website built with specific requirements:
1. avoid clutter
2. Make it sleek
3. Make it reflect the chill vibes of Happy Hookah
4. Include hours, email, phone, Facebook link, and
Pictures of the atmosphere.
Happy Hookah is located just across the street from aderhold building.

PRIZE: Echo dot for each team member (up to 4)

Anatolia Website Challenge

Anatolia wants a website built with specific requirements:
Aesthetics:
1. Be simple & clean, Do not crowd Site Space
2. No Clutter
3. Not too Bright of a color palette
4. Turkish Colors (Blues, Reds)

Functional:
Functional:
1.4 tabs/sections
-Menu
Beer menu rotates, food menu consistent
-Atmosphere
Pictures of establishment
- “Find Us” or Contact
Hours: Mon-Wed 11am-12am
Thursday 11am- 1 am
Friday 11am-2am
Sat 5pm-2am
Email: anatoliaholdingsllc@gmail.com
Phone: (404) 589-8008
Address:
52 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
-Relative directions
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/anatoliacafeandhookahlounge/
-“About Us” or Mission Statement
Keywords to include: Turkish, Anatolia’s,
Hookah, Mediterranean, bar, gyro, kebab,
Woodruff, Food

PRIZE: UFO3000 LED Stunt Drone for each team member (up to 4)

DigitalOcean credits!!! (3)

All prizes are in Digital Ocean credits!
First Place - $500 to each winner in a team (up to 4)
Second Place - $250 to each winner in a team (up to 4)
Third Place - $125 to each winner in a team (up to 4)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

All university students are welcome to register!  You do not have to be a computer science major to participate in the competition! If you're someone who is willing to learn and wants to take a shot at changing the world, no matter what your field is, you definitely belong here.

I'm in highschool and I would like to attend ...
We'd love to see you. Please email us at hackathon@cs.gsu.edu, so that we can coordinate the parental permissions that you'll need! If you're local to Georgia, please register!If you're not from Georgia, please register, and make sure to drop us a note so that we can help reimburse travel expenses (while funds last).

How to enter

Click Here to register for HackGSU.

Registration is open NOW :)  The deadline for registration is October 3rd at 11:59pm EST. 

Who can participate?

All university students*! You do not have to be a computer science major to participate in the competition! If you're someone who is willing to learn and wants to take a shot at changing the world, no matter what your field is, you definitely belong here.

I have a question ...

Please feel free to check out our FAQ at HackGSU.com or email us at hackathon@cs.gsu.edu for any questions you have!

Judges

TBD

TBD

Judging Criteria

  • TBD