Gather the innovators of tomorrow into an amazing experience to build something up to teams of 4!

SM Hacks II is San Mateo's oldest high-school hackathon. It will gather the innovators of tomorrow into an amazing experience. It will be held Saturday, November 17 to Sunday, November 18 at GoPro Headquarters in San Mateo.

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Prizes

$11,471 in prizes

First Place

1x Amazon Fire HD 8 + 1 year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition + 1 year of Wolfram|Alpha Pro + Art of Problem Solving Gift Certificates — for each team member.

Second Place

1x Google Home Mini + 1 year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition + 1 year of Wolfram|Alpha Pro —for each team member.

Third Place

1x Anker PowerCore 10000 + 1 year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition + 1 year of Wolfram|Alpha Pro — for each team member.

Honorable Mention 1

1x Google Chromecast + 1 year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition + 1 year of Wolfram|Alpha Pro — for each team member.

Honorable Mention 2

1x 32 oz. Hydro Flask + 1x Wolfram Award -- 1 year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition and 1 year of Wolfram|Alpha Pro — for each team member.

Best Web .TECH Domain

1x $250 Amazon gift card for the whole team + 1 year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition and 1 year of Wolfram|Alpha Pro for each team member.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

All high-schoolers, up to teams of 4!

Judges

Samuel Escapa

Samuel Escapa
TensorIoT

Sean Mahbod

Sean Mahbod
Zuora

Sarah Yan

Sarah Yan
Zuora

Ruslan Grebeniouk

Ruslan Grebeniouk

Judging Criteria

  • Presentation
    Projects will be graded out of 5 based on their pitch to the judges.
  • Aesthetics
    Projects will be graded out of 5 based on the design of the UI.
  • Usefulness
    Projects will be graded out of 5 based on the potential practical usage of their project.
  • Originality
    Projects will be graded out of 5 based on originality/creativity.
  • Difficulty
    Projects will be graded out of 5 based on technicality.