Ever wondered what hackathons are all about are all about? Want to get your feet wet, see if you like it, before venturing into a bigger event? Interested in meeting local hackers, or in learning a new skill without having to risk getting an F in your class?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, I want you to join us at Cupertino High School for a 12 hour local hack day, sanctioned by Major League Hacking. 
What is a hackathon? Hackathons provide a venue for self-expression and creativity through technology. 
Who should come- Hackers, designers, and anyone who loves building apps or other things. If you are nervous, still learning, or want to write your first line of code thats fine too. 
When: December 6th, 2014
Where: Cupertino High School, 10100 Finch Avenue Cupertino, CA 95014
Why are we different? - We'll be focusing on certain languages such as Android, iOS, and HTML/CSS, and we're right here in the Valley. 
Target Audience: High School kids and people who know nothing about coding and want to learn. 
Sponsors:
MLH
MakeSchool
NameCheap
Boosted Boards
GitHub
SendGrid
1 Student Body
Veraxis
Tinovation

Eligibility

Has to be created within the time period of the hackathon. No previous work can be submitted. We are depending on integrity for this. 

Requirements

Make something awesome. 

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$455 in prizes

1st Place: Android Tablet

Get your hands on an amazing Android Tablet.

2nd Place: Quadcopter

Fly your way out of here.

3rd Place: Marley Headphones

Rock your soul out like Marley.

Honorable Mention

Robotic Fish w/ Tank

Honorable Mention

$25 iTunes Giftcard

Honorable Mention

Colorful iHome Speaker

Honorable Mention

Namecheap $50

Honorable Mention

Namecheap Credit

Honorable Mention

Namecheap Credit

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

Make an awesome project. Will provide you with submission instructions ASAP. 

Judges

Zimraan Hamid

Zimraan Hamid
Engineer, College Student, and Worked at Microsoft at 16

Zuhayeer Musa

Zuhayeer Musa
Founder of Awesome

Rohan Pai
Software Engineering Intern at Apple

Luke Solomon

Luke Solomon
Make School

Masa Bando

Masa Bando
MakeSchool

Dave Jagoda

Dave Jagoda
a16z

Judging Criteria

  • Design
    The application or product should have a good aesthetic quality to it.
  • Applicability
    The product should be able to be appyled in the real world.
  • Complexity
    The project should demonstrate some level of technological complexity. The creator must explain what they learned in the process of creating their product.

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