Expanding the frontier of education and computer science.

FrontierHacks is a high-school hackathon partnered with SMYLE, a nonprofit organization for student volunteers, focusing on providing a center of innovation for students all over the Bay Area to empower student communities around the world. 

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Prizes

$7,170 in prizes

Best Hack to Improve Student Communities (Theme Hack)

4 Books of Any Choicee, 4 Tutorfly Certificates, Clerky
formation package, Referred to Tutorfly Investors,
1x Cloud II Gaming Headset, 3x Alloy
Core RGB Gaming Keyboard

1st Place

4 Books of Any Choice, 4 Tutorfly Certificates, Cloud II
Gaming Headset for each member, OmniGraffle Liscenses
for each team member.

2nd Place

4 Books of Any Choice, 4 Tutorfly Certificates, $150 in Bugsee Credits for
each team member, 2x Pulsefire Surge RGB Gaming Mouse,
2x OtterBox Water Bottles

3rd Place

4 Books of Any Choice, 4 Classic Kits, 3 AOPS 10$ Gift
Cards for each team member

Best Beginner Hack

4 Tutorfly Certificates, 4 Sketch Licenses, 4 AminoLabs Books

Best Mobile App

4 Books of Any Choice, 4 Classic Kits, 250$ in DO Credits
for each team member

Best Webapp

4 Books of Any Choice, 4 Classic Kits, 250$ in DO Credits
for each team member

Runner Up for Beginner Hack

4 Books of Any Choice, 4 Thinkboards, 100$ in Bugsee Credits for each team member

Make School Education Prize

The “Make School Education” prize goes to the team that best exemplifies a product (app, website, anything that involves code) that raises awareness for an important social issue.
Winners of this prize will have the opportunity to scale their product through private mentorship hours by one of Make School’s instructors.

Top 10 Teams (10)

Wolfram|One Personal Edition plus a one-year subscription
to Wolfram|Alpha Pro for each team, SAP Shirts

Eligibility

All high school students in the Bay Area are welcome to register for FrontierHacks.


In college but want to attend? Email team@frontierhacks.org to apply as a mentor!

Judges

TBD

TBD

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    How creative is your project's idea? (5 points)
  • Usefulness
    How useful is your project? (5 points)
  • Complexity
    How complex is your project's functionality? (5 points)
  • Effectiveness
    How effective is your project in dealing with a certain issue? Is your project completely functional? (5 points)

themes

  • Productivity
  • Social Good