April 29, 2022 - May 1, 2022


  • Hackers must be Cornell University undergraduates
  • Hackers must participate in teams of 3-5 hackers

Project and Submission Requirements

  • Work must be completed during the hackathon hours
  • All projects are due at 11:30 AM EST on Sunday, May 1, 2022
  • Project submissions must include links for any code (e.g. GitHub repository). Submissions must also include slide deck for presentation if being used.
  • In any submitted code, they must include a readme to explain what is borrowed code, what modifications they made, and how it works.
  • Presentations will be live in-person, see the schedule for information. All team members must present.


  • 1st Place Team - $3000
  • 2nd Place Team - $2,000

  • 3rd Place Team - $1,000

  • Best Advanced Hack - $750
    • The team that creates the most technically challenging project (based both on the scope of the project and the implementation) will receive a $750 prize.
  • Best Beginner Hack - $500
    • The team (made up of all first-time hackers) that creates the best overall project will win a $500 prize.
  • Best Design Hack - $500
    • The team that creates the project with the most outstanding design will win a $500 prize.
  • Best Pitch Proposal - $500
    • The team that nails the presentation with the best pitch will win a $500 prize.
  • Best Tutorial to Help your Fellow Hackers - $250
    • The individual hacker or team that creates the best tutorial to accomplish something they initially had a hard time with, will receive a $250 prize for their hard work and dedication to the community.

Judging Criteria

  • Submissions will be judged for the:
    • Overall quality of the project
    • Technical feasibility and implementation
    • Presentation.

Code of Conduct

  • Our hackathon is dedicated to providing a safe and comfortable environment and harassment-free experience for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment of hackathon participants in any form. Hackathon participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the hackathon without a refund (if applicable) at the discretion of the hackathon organisers.