HackNC is a weekend for students of all skill levels to broaden their talents. Your challenge is to make an awesome project in just 24 hours. You will have access to hands-on demos and workshops from our sponsors as well as exciting talks about the awesome things happening right now with computer science. During your time here you can enjoy all the free food, clothes, stickers, water bottles, computer accessories, and other miscellanea that you have ever desired.

If this sounds too overwhelming, don’t worry. HackNC is not only for students who have been coding for 42 years and have had just as many internships; it also provides computer science amuse-bouche to help you find new things you may be interested in. Whether you are a beginner or grad student, on easy or hard mode, you are welcome to come and learn all the ints and outs of computer science. So what are you waiting for? Bring your curiosity and creativity and be ready to do something new at HackNC!


Please submit all code and assets created during the hackathon. Please list the names of your team members.

Hackathon Sponsors


1st Place

1st Place MLH Medals, Dell Venue 10 Tablets, $1,000 presented by Infusion, and Google Goodies

2nd Place

2nd Place MLH Medals and Dell Monitors

3rd Place

3rd Place MLH Medals and Dell Bluetooth Speakers

Best use of Amazon Web Services

Dell 1TB Portable Harddrives

Best use of Pebble (2)

Pebble Steels

Best Domain.com Domain

Domain.com Swag Bags

Best use of Capital One API

$250 gift cards for each team member

Best use of the Esri ArcGIS Developer Platform


Best use of SQL Database (presented by SQL Sentry)

$200 Amazon gift card for each team member

Most innovative hack with a microcontroller. Presented by EMC

Raspberry Pis

Best use of Wolfram Technology

Full access passes to the Wolfram Technology Conference and 1 year Developer Level of the Wolfram Programming Cloud

Best use of Interactive Intelligence API

"Pick your own prize" prize

Best use of IBM Bluemix (2)

Parrot Jumping Sumo Drone for each team member

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:




Judging Criteria

  • Best overall

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