WWPHacks is a collaborative programming competition where teams of up to four work against the clock to build innovative technological solutions to real-world problems. Participants will have 24 hours to communicate and work on their project with their team, with the opportunity to participate in numerous workshops, mini-events, and meet like-minded people along the way. In 2020, WWPHacks was an MLH member event with over 250 participants!

Requirements

Projects may be submitted in three different forms

  • Valid URL of project 
  • Video submission
  • Detailed Presentation in either PowerPoint or Google Slides
  • All projects must be hosted on Replit!

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Prizes

$6,860 in prizes

1st Place Winner

RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard(4)
Replit Shirts(4)
1 year subscription with Interview Cake(4)
1 year Wolfram Pro subscription(4)
1 year of Axure (1)

2nd Place Winner

RGB Gaming Headset (4)
1 year subscription with Interview Cake (4)
1 year Wolfram Pro subscription(4)
1 year of axure

3rd Place Winner

Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers (4)
1 year subscription with Interview Cake (4)
1 year Wolfram Pro subscription (4)
1 month subscription of streamyard (4)

Best Beginner Hack

RGB Gaming Mouse(4)
1 year subscription with Interview Cake (4)
1 year Wolfram Pro subscription(4)
1 month subscription to Axure (4)
1 month subscription to StreamYard (4)

Best Use of Velo by Wix

Wacom Drawing Tablet

We know how difficult it can be to create a phenomenal website in a short period of time, especially when it comes to hackathons. Velo by Wix cuts down your development without sacrificing on functionality! With a built-in database and fully customizable JavaScript front-end and back-end, you can develop a full-stack application directly in your browser. With Velo, all the tools you need are conveniently located in one platform! Build your hackathon project with Velo by Wix for a chance to win Wacom Drawing Tablets for you and each of your teammates.

Most Creative Use of GitHub

GitHub Octocat Puzzle and Sticker bundle

GitHub is one of the best ways to collaborate, push code, get feedback, and show the world what you’ve built during a hackathon. To take it a step further, GitHub is now offering you access to industry tools, events & learning resources through something called GitHub Global Campus. Win this weekend’s Most Creative Use of GitHub prize category, first by signing up for GitHub Global Campus and second by using a GitHub repository to host your hackathon project’s code! Make sure your use of GitHub stands out with a detailed ReadMe page, meaningful pull requests and collaboration history, and even a GitHub pages deployment!

Most Creative Use of Twilio

Twilio Swag Box and GameGo Console

Twilio allows you to incorporate mobile messaging, phone calls and a ton of other awesome communication features right into your hackathon project using a web service API. Are you building an e-commerce website and want to send text notifications or email confirmations once an order is completed? Or maybe you'd like to verify users based on their mobile numbers? Twilio makes all this possible and more. Build a hack that simplifies your life using any Twilio API for a chance to win some awesome prizes! Get started with $50 in free credit!

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Domain.com Branded Backpack

Register a .Tech domain name using Domain.com during the weekend for your chance to win a Domain.com branded backpack for you and each member of your team! Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. The more creative the domain the better!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Benyamin Ahmed

Benyamin Ahmed
Weird Whales founder; youngest NFT creator, trading more than $10M; featured in BBC, CNBC; youngest guest speaker @ Oxford University

Maxwell Jones
Senior studying AI and Math at CMU

Rahul Shah

Rahul Shah
CS Major at UC Berkeley

Grace Gong

Grace Gong
Replit Representative; BPM intern at Microsoft

Danylo Tolmachov

Danylo Tolmachov
Head of Software Engineering at Techstack Ltd

Hugoonreplit

Hugoonreplit
Replit Representative

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
    Did you just glue a bunch of APIs together, or was the process of building your product a technically-intensive one?
  • Practicality
    Does your product address a real problem or improve people's lives in some way? You don't necessarily have to cure global poverty, but it is important that people find your product useful in some way.
  • User Experience and Visual Appeal
    Is your product aesthetically pleasing? Is it relatively easy to use?
  • Usability
    Can your product be used out of the box?
  • Creativity
    How innovative is your solution?

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