nwHacks is the largest hackathon in Western Canada, happening on March 13-15 in the Kaiser and MCLD Buildings in UBC. nwHacks will take place over 36h from Friday night till Sunday Morning
nwHacks is more than a hackathon - its about growing and connecting the community of awesome hackers.
Anyone and everyone is welcome at nwHacks, from hackathon veterans to first-timers!
$11,520 in prizes
Top Hardware Hack
Top Sustainable Hack
Top Overall Hack 1st Prizee
Top Google API/Android Hack
Best use of iOS/OSX 1st Place
Top CA Technologies Hack
Top Pebble Hack
Top pebble hack will receive Pebble Classics for each team member.
Top Facebook Graph API Hack
Top Facebook Parse Hack
Best use of iOS/OSX 2nd Place
Best use of MOJIO API
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
- Teams can have a maximum of 5 members (all members must be physically present at nwHacks)
- Platforms (iOS, Android, Web / Mobile Web, Mac, Windows, hardware hacks)
- Must include both submission and video demo
- Must select which sponsorship prizes you are going for
How to enter
- Make your app (any platform is accepted)
- Produce your video demo and post it on Youtube or Vimeo
- Submit your app and video
- Attend the expo
- Wait for judgement announcements and final demos
Cofounder, Axiom Zen
Head Instructor, Lighthouse Labs
Senior Instructor, Lighthouse Labs
How practical the hack is and whether or not it solves real problems.
How easy and intuitive the interface is to navigate
How hard the hack was (technically) to implement/engineering/build.
How polished/well presnted/finished the hack was during the expo and he demo.