Themes

This year, Hack.UVA will be focusing on diversity with three overarching categories.

Safety

Provide physical and emotional security.

Equality

Strive to eliminate social and economic inequality.

Empowerment

Giving people the tools to succeed.

Prize Bundles

Over $20k in prizes!

Grand Prize (x3)

  • Nintendo Switch
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Bose® - QuietComfort® 35
  • Bose® - QuietComfort® 35
  • Phillip Hues Smart Home Kit
  • Phillip Hues Smart Home Kit
  • GoPro Hero Session
  • GoPro Hero Session

Second Place (x3)

  • Bose® - QuietComfort® 35
  • Bose® - QuietComfort® 35
  • Samsung Curved Monitor
  • Samsung Curved Monitor

Best Beginner Hack (x3)

  • $400 in Visa gift cards

Sponsored Prizes

Tentative Schedule

Full Schedule can be found here

Breakfast and Coffee @ UVA Engineering School 9:30am
Registration Begins @ UVA Engineering School 9:30am
Introduction to Hack.UVA 11:00am
HACKING BEGINS 11:30am
Lunch 1:00pm
Dinner 6:30pm
MLH Event 9:00pm

Sunday, March 25

Midnight Snacks 12:00am
Breakfast 8:00am
HACKING ENDS 11:30am
Lunch 11:30am
Demos 1:00pm
Awards 3:00pm

FAQ

Have any questions? Email us at hackersuva-contact@virginia.edu!

  • What is Hack.UVA?

    A programming event that will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 to Sunday, March 25th, 2018 where you, along with other developers, designers, and entrepreneurs work together to create a web or mobile application/platform from scratch. Prizes will be awarded to the top hacks. There is no entrance fee and all meals are free .

  • Who can attend?

    Hack.UVA welcomes all current students. If you are an organization interested in sponsoring the event, please contact hackersuva-contact@virginia.edu.

  • Is there a Slack??

    There sure is! Here is the link to join.

  • Is there Free Parking for the Event?

    We will have free parking at Scott Stadium for the whole weekend! Scott Stadium is right accross from Rice Hall, one or major hacking buildings.

  • When can I register?

    Registration is now closed!

  • How big can my team be?

    Between 3 and 7 feet tall. But seriously, you may work in a team with up to four people.

  • Can I come even if I'm inexperienced?

    Hack.UVA is a great opportunity for new hackers. There will be tech talks and personal support from mentors at the event.

  • Will there be travel reimbursement?

    Travel reimbursement is now closed. You can still sign up for buses from select locations here

  • What should I bring?

    Bring your laptop, phone, and chargers!

  • How does judging work?

    The judges will evaluate your hack based off creativity, polish, and technical vigor. Projects will also be judged on how well they embody the theme they are competing in. Succeed in all three categories, and you're bound to win!

  • Is there code of conduct?

    Yes, we abide by the Major League Hacking Code of Conduct .

Meet the Team

Arnim Jain

President

Frank Huang

Co-President

Diana Chang

Vice President

Disha
Jain

Secretary, Outreach

David Zhao

Treasurer

Monique Mezher

Board

Rohan Raval

Board

Andrew Ton

Board

Emily Mussey

Board

Rahul Batra

Board

Nikash Sethi

Board

Abhishek Shinde

Board

Sharon Liu

Board

Avantika Mehra

Board

Britney Phan

Board

Sponsors

Interested in sponsoring? Let us know.