High School Hackathon in Mississauga, Ontario

FraserHacks 2019 is a high school hackathon located in Mississauga, Ontario. Partnered with John Fraser Secondary School, our hackathon is open to students in the GTA.

Hackers will create projects that solve problems they've identified in society, and will be judged how they solve these issues (see criteria below)

 

If your school has already confirmed its participation in FraserHacks (i.e. a teacher supervisor from the school will accompany you) please disregard the following:

All students in the GTA are welcomed at the hackathon; however, each team is required to have a teacher supervisor. Please ask your school's teachers to help supervise the event. More information can be found on our website.

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Prizes

$CAD13,810 in prizes

1st Place

4x $125 Digital Ocean Credits
4x Wolfram Alpha One Licenses ($500)
4x Digital Ocean T-Shirts
4x Hack The North 2020 Auto Acceptances
4x HyperX T-Shirts and Waterbottles

Choice of HyperX Gaming Package or GoPro Kit + 2 Samsung 360° Cameras + Logitech G703

2nd Place

4x $125 Digital Ocean Credits
4x Wolfram Alpha One Licenses ($500)
4x Digital Ocean T-Shirts

Either HyperX Package or GoPro Kit + 2 Samsung 360° Cameras + Logitech G703 (depending on winner's choice)

3rd Place

4x $125 Digital Ocean Credits
4x Digital Ocean T-Shirts
4x Wolfram Alpha One Licenses ($500)
4x Amazon Echo Dots ($70)
4x Discord T-Shirts

Best Beginner Hack

4x $125 Digital Ocean Credits
2x Makey Makey Boards + Booster kit ($130)
4x Programming books ($30)
4x Wolfram Alpha One Licenses ($500)
4x Digital Ocean T-Shirts

Best Data/Infosec hack

4x 1Password 6 month subscriptions ($25)
4x Wolfram Alpha One Licenses ($500)
4x Digital Ocean T-Shirts

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

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Judging Criteria

  • Technology
    How technically challenging was the hack? Was the technical problem the team tackled difficult?
  • Creativity
    Is the hack unique? Does the hack offer an innovative solution to an existing problem?
  • Learning
    Is it evident that the team was thoroughly challenged? Or that there was a high level of pre-existing knowledge?
  • Presentation
    Is the overall “look and feel” of the hack impressive? Did the hack make you go "Wow"?