OHacksIO is a virtual hackathon in which teams of students will be given a theme and a set time period to create an app, website or game. There are limitless possibilties as to what you can create, as long as you're within bounds of the theme. In addition to the main competition, there will be workshops for beginner programmers.


Please register at website and on devpost! The first 150 to do both will recieve free swag!

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You must build something that revolves around the theme. Make sure to specifically tell us how your project relates to the theme.


On the day of the hackathon, we will provide you with the judging rubric!

Hackathon Sponsors


$7,836 in prizes

Best College Hack

EdTech Bundles courtesy of Leading Learners

EdTech Sector Benefits, and Team Leadership Tips for your student awardees to be able to successfully launch their projects and scale them for something larger. These practices, tips, and resources were assembled by the Leading Learners Chief Executives on how we scaled our enterprise to thousands of students each month.

First Place

Apple Watch Series 3: Only in White

A year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

Second Place

Echo Show 8: Choose between Sandstone and Charcoal

A year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

Third Place

Anker Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro: Choose from Black, Blue, Pink or White!

A year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Register a .tech domain name using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. Each winning team member will receive a PowerSquare Qi wireless phone charger.

Best use of CockroachDB

Build your hackathon project on CockroachDB's open source and indestructible SQL database. Utilize CockroachDB in your hack for a chance to win a 3D printing pen for each team member. What's more, ALL projects submitted that use CockroachDB will receive a free t-shirt!

Most Creative Use of Twilio

Twilio allows you to incorporate mobile messaging, phone calls and a ton of other awesome communication features right into your hackathon project using web service APIs. Are you building an e-commerce website and want to send text notifications or email confirmations once an order is completed? Or maybe your application needs to verify users based on their mobile numbers? Twilio makes all this possible and more. Build a hack that simplifies your life using any one of Twilio’s APIs for a chance to win a Twilio Swag Box and GameGo Console for you and each of your teammates!

Best Web Monetization Project

Coil is all about providing better ways to access and reward the creators, publishers and platforms that you love. Coil members get to view web monetized sites while streaming micropayments directly to the website owner, or in this case, you! In turn, you can react to payments in real time by displaying a thank-you message, unlocking bonus content, features and so much more! The possibilities are endless. Build a web monetized hack using Coil for a chance to win an Anker - PowerCore Quick Charge Portable Charger, exclusive Coil pin and a $60 coil credit redemption card! Bonus points for originality and creativity!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Joe Kumerle

Joe Kumerle
Product Security Lead at Salesforce


Twitch Streamer and Youtuber

Ashwin Balakrishnan

Ashwin Balakrishnan
Director of Customer Centric Engineering at Okta

Luciana Bruscino

Luciana Bruscino
IT Enterprise Architect Senior Consultant at Progressive

Cameron Dennis

Cameron Dennis
NEAR Foundation, Founder and President of Blockchain Acceleration Foundation (BAF)

Judging Criteria

  • TBA

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