Mississippi State University's 24 hour hackathon
Welcome to the first annual Major League Hacking (MLH) hackathon in Mississippi! The HackState Leadership Team and Mississippi State University are so excited that you’re hacking with us.
A hackathon is a sprint-like coding competition. Over the course of 24 hours, you and your team will design and build a new computer-oriented project, such as a web application, mobile application, or a hardware innovation. Near the end of the event, you will show your progress to judges and possibility win some neat prizes.
$3,100 in prizes
Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device
410C Dragonboard for each team member
Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS
$250 Amazon Web Services Credit
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit
First Time Hackers - Babel Street
All team members must be first time hackers.
Team will receive a variety of development books from Big Nerd Ranch.
Seagate Expansion 1TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0
Amazon Echo Dot and a Raspberry Pi 3 Complete Starter Kit - 32 GB
Best Safety Hack - International Paper
Four battery packs
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
John Hamilton, Ph.D.
Distributed Analytics and Security Institute
Product, Technology, Coolness & Ambition, Teamwork & Exploration, and Discretionary