The Calgary Youth Hackathon is perfect for beginners. Participants are given two weeks to learn new skills and develop their projects, and any level of project is acceptable as long as it addresses the prompt and is made with code. Opening Ceremony will be released on Nov 5, 2021 at 7PM and workshops and office hours will be released and held every day between Nov 5-9 from 5-6PM and 6-7Pm respectively.
For the hackathon, make sure that you build a program that adresses mental health. You program doesn't have to be fully fledged program, so don't worry if you believe you can still improve! When submitting a 1 - 2 minute video about what your program does and the impact it has for our community.
$CAD850 in prizes
Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen
ATH-AVC 2000 Headphones
Amazon Gift Card
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Assistant Professor, Assistant Head - Outreach, University of Calgary
Professor Department Head, University of Calgary
Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Alberta
Thomas Patrick Keenan
Adjunct Professor, University of Calgary
Professor, University of Alberta
Associate Professor, University of Alberta
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Calgary
CEO of Venovis
Is the team’s approach to the problem new?
Is the project usable and well designed? Is the user experience smooth and does everything appear to work?
Does the project fulfill a real need in the world?
How well was the project presented?
Did the team go outside of their comfort zone?
Does the project implement the theme?