Connect. Empower. Create.

DubHacks is a 24-hour collegiate hackathon held at the University of Washington Seattle promoting diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We bring together and empower students of all backgrounds to develop creative tools that solve society’s biggest issues.

We connect technology with humanity.

We empower students to innovate within their communities.

Together, we create solutions that are diverse, inclusive, and accessible.

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Prizes

$14,500 in prizes

Classic Track

Our ability to make a difference in our communities depends on our individual experiences and backgrounds. This track gives you the freedom to tackle the social good issue most important to you in whatever way you wish. Each winning team member will receive their choice of one of the following: Go Pro Hero 6, Bose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Headphones II, Switch Lite or AirPods.

Data Track

Data is being generated faster than ever with every click, tap, and swipe on your screen. This track focuses on finding ways to understand and utilizing this data to inform and empower others. Each winning team member will receive their choice of one of the following: Go Pro Hero 6, Bose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Headphones II, Switch Lite or AirPods.

Community Track

Technology is a powerful platform that can help us identify and address issues of inequality and accessibility within our local and global communities. In choosing this track, you are working to create a solution that assists a community you care about. Each winning team member will receive their choice of one of the following: Go Pro Hero 6, Bose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Headphones II, Switch Lite or AirPods.

Azure Champ Prize

Build a project developed using Microsoft Azure that addresses a clear need, problem, or opportunity. Your project should include innovations in technical design and/or implementation of services (e.g., Cognitive Services, Bot Services, IoT Hub, Functions) and/or user experience. Don't forget to define a clear target market or audience! Winners will receive automatic entry in the upcoming Imagine Cup Semi-Finals and two chances to become one of the few elite teams at our regional finals, plus Surface Gos for each team member!

Best HoloLens Hack

Winning team wins a HoloLens!

Entrepreneurship Track by AI2 Incubator

This track is for teams that aspire to be founders of their own (real!) startup one day. Extra points if your project involves the use of A.I. in some capacity. Winning team members will each receive a $500 Visa gift card (up to four)!

Best Use of Xnor's AI2Go SDK

The most interesting project that uses our AI2Go SDK in their team's project, will win a Raspberry Pi Computer Vision Starter Kit for each team member.

Best use of Google Cloud (2)

Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here: g.co/cloud. Each winning team member will receive a Google Home Mini, Patagonia Backpack, Cloud Pillow, Acrylic Trophy, Water Bottle. 2nd place will receive a Google Home Mini.

Best Domain Registered with Domain.com

Register a domain using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. Each winning team member will receive a Domain.com branded backpack.

Best UiPath Automation Hack

Build an automation hack using UiPath! Each winning team member will receive a DROCON Drone & UiPath/MLH Branded Backpack.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Jacob Colker

Jacob Colker
Managing Director @ Allen Institute for A.I., Startup Incubator

Pablo Veramendi

Pablo Veramendi
Senior Technology Evangelist @ Microsoft

Catherine Nelson

Catherine Nelson
Senior Data Scientist @ SAP Concur

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
    How technically complex is the project?
  • Execution and Usability
    Is the project easy to use and polished?
  • How well you fulfill your challenge
    Does the project address the prompt of the challenge?

theme

  • Social Good