Colorado's Largest Student Hackathon

HackCU hosts the largest collegiate hackathon in the Rocky Mountain region at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Every spring, we bring together people of all experience levels, majors and backgrounds to CU Boulder. HackCU provides the space and the resources for you to express your creativity, ingenuity, and determination to create anything you want to within 24 hours.

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Eligibility

Any student 18 or older is welcome to participate.

Judges

Arielle Blum

Arielle Blum
University of Colorado Boulder

Aileen Pierce

Aileen Pierce
University of Colorado Boulder

Kai Larsen

Kai Larsen
University of Colorado Boulder

Jeremy Johnstone

Jeremy Johnstone
Random Hacks of Kindness

Martha Cofran

Martha Cofran
Sovrn

Bob Wold

Bob Wold
Trimble

Judging Criteria

  • Technology
    How technically impressive is the hack?
  • Design
    How intuitive is the user interface and experience?
  • Completion
    How complete is the hack and was the team able to accomplish what they wanted to achieve?
  • Learning
    How much did the team stretch themselves to learn something new?