Hack the Fog 1.0 made history in San Francisco providing a first time experience for many high schoolers in San Francisco. Due to the pandemic Hack the Fog 2.0 was put on hold but we are happy to bring Hack the Cloud, our online hackathon in response to the pandemic.
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Hack the Cloud is only available to high schoolers - sorry, college kids! If you are a middle schooler and want to attend, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org - we will accept you on a case-by-case basis. We are open to incoming high school freshmen and graduating seniors!
Countries: United States (solely due to shipping of prizes, if you don't mind not being in the running for prizes anyone from any country is open to join)
The beginner prize can only be won if a majority or half of your team are beginners/first-time hackathon participants.
All projects must be built during the event and in groups of 4 or less to have an eligible submission. Must be in the US to be eligible to receive prizes. You must show proof of being in high school (or entering/graduating).
$3,885 in prizes
1 Air Pod 2nd Generation for each team member (Maximum of 4 people on a team) and $250 in credits on Bugsee and 4 months standard plan on CloudSploit
1 Google Home Mini for each team member (Maximum of 4 people on a team) and $250 in credits on Bugsee
$100 dollars in amazon gift cards (Will be split based on team size) and $250 in credits on Bugsee
$50 dollars in amazon gift cards (Will be split based on team size) and $250 in credits on Bugsee. It can only be won if a majority or half of your team are beginners.
$50 dollars in amazon gift cards and one month free business tier echoAR account and your project gets featured in echoAR's newsletter to investors and an AR/VR ecosystem. You must use echoAR's software/platform in your project to be elgible.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Operations Director @ Hack Club
CS Teacher @ SFUSD
Software Engineer @ Google
Kishan Kumar Sachdeva
Software Engineer @ Youtube Music
Student at Virginia Tech
Projects will be graded out of 5 based on the design of the UI.
Projects will be graded out of 5 based on the potential practical usage of their project.
Projects will be graded out of 5 based on originality/creativity.
A video/presentation submission is not required but highly recommended. Keep videos to 5 minutes or less. Judges will give a score out of 5 on their impression and their overall feeling towards the project.