William & Mary's Annual Hackathon

TribeHacks will take place March 31st through April 2nd in Earl Gregg Swem Library. Teams will start hacking Friday evening after the Opening Ceremony and continue working until Sunday morning at 9 AM. All submissions MUST be made here on Devpost. 

We will have a full MLH hardware lab, 12 fantastic sponsors, plenty of swag, and free food! All you need to do is come out and have a good time!

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Eligibility

Any current college student, or anyone who has graduated in the last 12 months is eligible to attend TribeHacks.

The maximum team size is 4 people.

Judges

Wouter Deconinck

Wouter Deconinck
Assistant Professor, W&M Physics Department

Robert Michael Lewis

Robert Michael Lewis
Chair and Associate Professor, W&M CS Department

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Ulises Giacoman
Mobile Developer, Dominion Enterprises

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
    How complicated is the hack on a technical level? What algorithms or frameworks are used? Were technical challenges solved in an elegant way (given the time limit)?
  • Creativity
    Is the hack creative? Is is a new idea, or maybe a new spin on a tried and true formula?
  • Usability/Polish
    Is the hack intuitive? Could someone use it without a ton of explanation? Is the hack attractive such that people would actually want to use it?
  • Practicality
    Does the hack solve a real world problem? Could it be viable in today's market?
  • Implementation
    How many of the teams goals were actually implemented? A project with lofty ideas but little implementation should not receive as high a rating as a project that has many features actually implemented.