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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!


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.

Hackathon Sponsors


$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

Raspberry Pi and Pi Hut Essential Kit

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


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

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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