San Mateo's first high school hackathon!

SM Hacks is a 200-person hackathon that will gather the innovators of tomorrow into an amazing experience. It is San Mateo's first high school hackathon and will be held Saturday, Jan. 14 to Sunday, Jan. 15 at Informatica in Redwood City.

View full rules

Eligibility

All high-schoolers!

Judges

No avatar 100

Zach Latta
Hack Club

No avatar 100

Claire Wang
Cornell University

No avatar 100

Michael Huang
Uber Technologies

No avatar 100

Selynna Sun
Founder at Los Altos Hacks

No avatar 100

Raymond Chan
Stanford

No avatar 100

Giovanni Tenorio
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

No avatar 100

Doug Stevenson
Google Developers

No avatar 100

Oliver Belanger
42

No avatar 100

Lizzie Siegle
PubNub

No avatar 100

Mike McDonald
Google Developers

No avatar 100

Harrison Shoebridge
Hack Club

No avatar 100

David Tesler
Skillflow

Judging Criteria

  • Presentation
    Projects will be graded out of 5 based on their pitch to the judges.
  • Aesthetics
    Projects will be graded out of 5 based on the design of the UI.
  • Usefulness
    Projects will be graded out of 5 based on the potential practical usage of their project.
  • Originality
    Projects will be graded out of 5 based on originality/creativity.
  • Difficulty
    Projects will be graded out of 5 based on technicality.