The Bay Area's First All-Female High School Hackathon Is Back!

For more info, check our website www.pixelhacks.com.

WHAT: PixelHacks II is a free, two-day hackathon for high school women of all programming experiences and backgrounds. There will be many workshops, mentors, a women-in-tech panel, a ton of food, nighttime activities and surprises, cool prizes, and lots of awesome swag - all with support from companies like Snapchat, Twitter, Hi-Chew, and Yelp!

WHERE: Medallia Inc. in San Mateo, CA. (It is right next to a Caltrain station!)

WHEN: January 27-28, 2018.

COST: It's free!

View full rules

Prizes

$18,820 in prizes

First Place Overall

- MLH 1st Place Medal (1 for each member)
- 3Doodler Create 3D pens (1 for each member)
- Field Trip to Visit Facebook HQ (no transportation provided)

Second Place Overall

- MLH 2nd Place Medal (1 for each member)
- Snapchat Spectacles (1 for each member)

Third Place Overall

- MLH 3rd Place Medal (1 for each member)
- Drones (1 for each member)

Top Team Award (6)

- 1 year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1 year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Best Presentation (2)

All members of the top 2 teams with the best presentations will receive a STATE designer backpack.

Best Web App

All members of the team that creates the best website hack will receive headphones or earphones from Audio-Technica.

Best Mobile App

All members of the team that creates the best mobile application hack will receive Sketch licenses, Android keychains, and a Facebook Techprep swag bag.

Best .Tech Hack (Using .Tech Domain Name)

The team that creates the best hack on a .Tech domain will receive a $200 Amazon gift card (total).

Best Firebase Hack

All members of the team that creates the best hack using Firebase's API will receive a Smart Video Car Kit for Raspberry Pi.

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Raspberry Pi and Pi Hut Essential Kit

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Anyone who identifies as a female and is in the age range of 13-18 can attend PixelHacks II.

 Teams can range from 2 to 4 members.

Judges

Shriya Nevatia

Shriya Nevatia
UX Engineer, GLIDR

Harshitha Murthy

Harshitha Murthy
Engineering Program Manager, Microsoft

Quin Jung

Quin Jung
Software Engineer, Expo

Megha Bangalore

Megha Bangalore
Senior Software Engineer, Firebase@Google

Judging Criteria

  • Presentation
  • Design
  • Usefulness
  • Creativity
  • Technical Difficulty