AstonHack will run online from the 20th February through the 21st of February; aside from being an enjoyable, creative and inspiring experience for hackers and organizers alike, we also wanted to provide something special during lockdown.
For more information, please check us out on https://astonhack.co.uk/
As long as you’re either an Aston student who has graduated within 12 months prior to the event or are currently enrolled at a College/University, you are able to attend AstonHack!
A valid submission requires:
- A video produced during AstonHack6 that is at most 3 minutes long.
- A link to a public Git Repository, containing all the code you worked on during AstonHack6.
- Work produced by an individual or a maximum team of 4 during AstonHack6
£1,735 in prizes
Second Best Hack
Third Best Hack
Magnet (mini-fridge included)
Raspberry Pi Starter Kit
Best Goose Hack
Super Limited Edition Hoodie, Antstream Premium subscriptions, (lockdown permitting) come visit a real-life game studio, priceless kudos of being a super star
Hue Starter Pack & Plush Geese
Leap Motion controller or Amazon Vouchers
Fox and Geese board game
Hackathons UK - Hackiest Hack
Build something that’s over-the-top, over-engineered, and held together with Sellotape and bits of string… use your imagination! Winners get a GIANT enter button!
MLH - Best use of Google Cloud
Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here: g.co/cloud. Each winning team member will receive a Google branded Parkland backpack
MLH - Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Register a .tech, .space, or .online domain name using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. Each winning team member will receive a PowerSquare Qi Wireless Phone Charger & Domain.com Backpack.
MLH - Best Hardware Hack presented by Digi-Key
Using your preferred hardware or hardware emulator, build a hack for your chance to win a Grove Beginner Kit, with Arduino Uno R3 included. We select two winning teams for this category. Each winning team member will receive a prize!
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Did they try learning something new?
How creative was the project for both user experience and implementation? Was the project engaging?
How technical was the project? How complete is the project?
How unique is the project? Is there potential for future development?