Boost Hacks invites you to spark your coding skills with creativity, collaboration, and learning. This hackathon welcomes students of all levels from college, high school, and middle school; also welcoming professionals, so everyone! You will have the chance to build projects that solve real-world challenges and win prizes while connecting with other awesome people!

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Requirements

What to Build

This hackathon is an open-themed hackathon, feel free to build whatever you want!

What to Submit

  • Submit a video of up to 5 minutes long explaining your project
  • Share the link to your code/repository (github)
  • You are free to submit your project to other hackathons

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$189,950 in prizes

First Place

First Place Certificate
~ $25 in AoPS products ($25)
~ 1-Year Wolfram Alpha One + Pro ($375)
~ Chance to win Desmos Swag
Priority access to:
--Echo3D One Month Premium ($99)
--1st year free of 1Password Families ($60)
--90 Days of Balsamiq Cloud ($27)
--.xyz Domains ($10) (350)
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All Participants (1000+)

Echo3D One Month Premium ($99)
1-Year 1Password Families ($60)
90 Days of Balsamiq Cloud ($27)
1-Year .xyz Domains ($10) (350)
1-Month Interview Cake Full Course ($149)
More coming soon

Second Place

Second Place Certificate
~ 1-Year Wolfram Alpha One + Pro ($375)
~ Chance to win Desmos Swag
Priority access to:
--Echo3D One Month Premium ($99)
--1st year free of 1Password Families ($60)
--90 Days of Balsamiq Cloud ($27)
--.xyz Domains ($10) (350)
More Coming Soon

Third Place

Third Place Certificate
~ 1-Year Wolfram Alpha One + Pro ($375)
~ Chance to win Desmos Swag
Priority access to:
--Echo3D One Month Premium ($99)
--1st year free of 1Password Families ($60)
--90 Days of Balsamiq Cloud ($27)
--.xyz Domains ($10) (350)
More Coming Soon

Honorable Mention (5)

Honorable Mention Certificate
~ Raffle to 1-Year Wolfram Alpha One + Pro ($375)
Priority access to:
--Echo3D One Month Premium ($99)
--1st year free of 1Password Families ($60)
--90 Days of Balsamiq Cloud ($27)
--.xyz Domains ($10) (350)
More Coming Soon

Best Beginner Hack

Winner Certificate
~ 1-Year Wolfram Alpha One + Pro ($375)
Priority access to:
--Echo3D One Month Premium ($99)
--1st year free of 1Password Families ($60)
--90 Days of Balsamiq Cloud ($27)
--.xyz Domains ($10) (350)
More Coming Soon

Best AI Hacks (3)

~ Raffle to 1-Year Wolfram Alpha One + Pro ($375)
Priority access to:
--Echo3D One Month Premium ($99)
--1st year free of 1Password Families ($60)
--90 Days of Balsamiq Cloud ($27)
--.xyz Domains ($10) (350)
More Coming Soon

Best Healthcare Hacks (3)

~ Raffle to 1-Year Wolfram Alpha One + Pro ($375)
Priority access to:
--Echo3D One Month Premium ($99)
--1st year free of 1Password Families ($60)
--90 Days of Balsamiq Cloud ($27)
--.xyz Domains ($10) (350)
More Coming Soon

Best Education Hacks (3)

~ Raffle to 1-Year Wolfram Alpha One + Pro ($375)
Priority access to:
--Echo3D One Month Premium ($99)
--1st year free of 1Password Families ($60)
--90 Days of Balsamiq Cloud ($27)
--.xyz Domains ($10) (350)
More Coming Soon

Most People Helped

Helper Certificate
~ Goliath Automation & Robotics Monster Kit ($226)
~ 1 year of Wolfram|One & Wolfram|Alpha Pro ($375)
Priority access to:
--Echo3D One Month Premium ($99)
--1st year free of 1Password Families ($60)
--90 Days of Balsamiq Cloud ($27)
--.xyz Domains ($10) (350)
More Coming Soon

Will be given to the best project through a raffle from all the qualifying projects.

Best Blockchain Hack

~ Raffle to 1-Year Wolfram Alpha One + Pro ($375)
Priority access to:
--Echo3D One Month Premium ($99)
--1st year free of 1Password Families ($60)
--90 Days of Balsamiq Cloud ($27)
--.xyz Domains ($10) (350)
More Coming Soon

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Boost Hacks - SciLite Team

Boost Hacks - SciLite Team

Vladislav Bilay

Vladislav Bilay
Cloud DevOps Engineer @ Aquiva Labs

Hardik Shah

Hardik Shah
Senior UI Lead @ Visa Inc.

Gogulakrishnan Thiyagarajan

Gogulakrishnan Thiyagarajan
Software Engineering Technical Leader @ Cisco

Gauresh Rane

Gauresh Rane
Engineer Manager at WhatsApp

Riyya Hari Iyer

Riyya Hari Iyer
Software Engineer at Brooks Automation

Amit Bhanushali
SQA Manager @ West Virginia University

Chahak Mittal

Chahak Mittal
Lead Cybersecurity Engineer

 Namaswi Chandarana

Namaswi Chandarana
Senior Engineer at GameChanger

Karan Gupta

Karan Gupta
Senior Data Scientist @ SunPower Corporation

Viktoria Dolzhenko
Team Lead at Itez

Nuralem Abizov
CTO/Dev Lead at Re:start Financial

Anandaganesh Balakrishnan

Anandaganesh Balakrishnan
Principal Software Engineer at American Water

Victor Karalkin

Victor Karalkin
Chief Technology Officer

Ahmet Dedeler

Ahmet Dedeler
Co-Founder @ Boost Hacks

Eren Dogan

Eren Dogan
Co-Founder @ Boost Hacks

Ashutosh Tripathi

Ashutosh Tripathi
Senior Engineering Manager @ Clara analytics

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity and Innovation
    To what extent does your project showcase inventive thought and imaginative approaches when tackling challenges?
  • Technical Execution
    Has the solution been skillfully implemented? Does it proficiently employ pertinent technologies, programming languages, and frameworks?
  • User-Centric Experience
    Does your project offer an instinctive, user-friendly, and captivating encounter? Does it ensure a smooth and delightful interaction for the designated users?
  • Significance and Pertinence
    Does your project tackle a noteworthy issue or requirement? Does it possess the potential to enact positive transformation or enhance existing procedures?
  • Delivery and Expression
    Are you able to distinctly express your concept, its attributes, and its worth? Do you proficiently exhibit the functionalities and advantages of your project?

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