EngHack brings together passionate students for a two-day hackathon. All are welcome; ability doesn't matter, only your willingness to learn and have a good time!

EngHack brings together passionate students for a two-day hackathon. Whether you're a first-timer or a battle-scarred veteran, all are welcome; ability doesn't matter, only your willingness to learn and have a good time!

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Prizes

$2,600 in prizes

EngHack 1st Place

First place wins $1000 for their team!

EngHack 2nd Place

Second place wins $400 for their team!

EngHack 3rd Place

Third place wins $200 for their team!

Sears MVP Prize

The Sears Initium MVP prize will be awarded $1000 by the EngHack leadership team to an individual who clearly goes above and beyond during the hack. This individual demonstrates skill and leadership throughout the event. The MVP not only exhibits qualities of fair play and personal integrity but demonstrable technical prowess in defining, designing and contributing to team success. As defined in Sears 'Culture of WOW Values' - A player who makes a team great, is more valuable than a great player.

Judges

Kirill Kouklinski

Kirill Kouklinski
Capital One

Ricardo Paharsingh

Ricardo Paharsingh
Capital One

Oren Lahav

Oren Lahav
Bell

Helen Ngo

Helen Ngo
Bell

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
    The pure difficulty of the your implementation of the project. When judging this we'll take into account the usage of an API to implement the core feature of the project and how complex the project looks.
  • Creativity
    The originality of your idea, approach, implementation, and/or design of the project.
  • Usefulness
    The value of the real world applications that can result from your project. This will be measured in the genuine difference it will make in everyday life.
  • Overall Impression
    How your product is seen as a whole. Presentation aspects (like design and potential business applications) that stand out.