Western Canada's Largest Hackathon

nwHacks is the biggest 24 hours hackathon in Western Canada hosted at the University of British Columbia. This hackathon aims to bring together the brightest talents from schools around the Pacific Northwest region. Get ready for a weekend of learning and discoveries! 

Please submit your hack before 1pm so we can assign you a table for the expo!

See the main site for more information: https://nwhacks.io



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Awesome Judges

Awesome Judges

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
    Is the hack technically interesting or difficult? Were there real technical challenges to surmount?
  • Originality
    Is the project unique and creative? When someone sees the project, will they think "WOW this is cool"?
  • Design / Aesthetics
    Is the hack usable in its current state? Is the user experience smooth? Does everything appear to work? Is it well-designed?
  • Practicality
    Is there a problem that the hack solves? If so, how useful is it?