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Hacking The Unnecessary

Hackapalooza is a virtual hackathon intended to bring students together through creative yet unnecessary projects and technical workshops. Build the project you never knew you needed, or never thought you'd get the opportunity to hack!

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Schedule

The Sacred Timeline

Check out our host of events! Join any workshop at this Zoom Link, or click on a particular workshop below to participate:

Speakers

Workshops & Presentations

During Hackapalooza there will be several events you can attend to learn skills and apply them in your projects!

Ahmad Arab

Google DSC President, CS Major

Seth Goldin

Google DSC Tech Lead, Data Science Fellow

Benjamin Thaw

Google DSC Exec Tech Lead, CS Major

John Serrano

Google DSC Tech Lead, CE Major

Ciara O'Neill

Google DSC Marketing Lead

Aden Eagle

Google DSC Tech Lead, Data Science Fellow

PRIZES

Categories To Win

Hackapalooza offers several areas to reward your unnecessary projects. View our judging criteria here.

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First Place

  • Google Home Mini
  • Hackapalooza "1st Place" Mousepad
  • $60 in Amazon Gift Credit/Team

Second Place

  • Hackapalooza Backpack
  • Hackapalooza "2nd Place" Mousepad
  • $30 Amazon Gift Credit/Team

Most Creative Hack

  • Hackapalooza "Most Creative Hack" Mousepad
  • $30 Amazon Gift Credit/Team

Best Website Hack

  • Free one-year subscription license of Axure RP Team
  • Hackapalooza "Best Website Hack" Mousepad
  • $30 Amazon Gift Credit/Team

Best Mobile App Hack

  • Hackapalooza "Best App Hack" Mousepad
  • $30 Amazon Gift Credit/Team

Best Chrome Extension Hack

  • Hackapalooza "Best Chrome Extension Hack" Mousepad
  • $30 Amazon Gift Credit/Team

Funniest Hack

  • Hackapalooza "Funniest Hack" Mousepad
  • $30 Amazon Gift Credit/Team

Best Use of Google Cloud

  • Hackapalooza "Best Use of Google Cloud" Mousepad
  • Google Cloud Tumbler

Best Beginner Hack

  • Hackapalooza "Best Beginner Hack" Mousepad
  • $30 Amazon Gift Credit/Team
Partners

Amazing Partners & Sponsors

Platinum Partners

TopDecked
Cocobolo Group
TouchSuite
HPCC Systems

Gold Partners

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