Come one, come all to the first edition of ManMetHacks taking place during Global Game Jam Weekend. It'll be a weekend full of creativity, collaboration and conviviality.

First edition of our 24 hour student hackathon in Manchester Metropolitan University. We will be hosting around 150 student hackers from all over the UK that will meet to code, design and build innovative technological solutions.

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Prizes

£700 in prizes

MLH Best use of the Google Cloud Platform

If you use Google Cloud Platform in your hack for anything you could win Google home minis for the whole team (up to 4 team members)

MLH Best IoT Hack using a Qualcomm Device

If you used a qualcomm device in your hack you have a chance to win a DragonBoard 410c for the whole team (up to 4 team members).

MLH Best use of the Snap Kit SDK

If you used the Snap Kit sdk in your hack you could win casio calculator watches for the whole team (up to 4 team members)

MLH Best Domain Registered with Domain.com

Best domain name registered this weekend with domain.com will win Raspberry pi Zero kits for the whole team (up to 4 memebers).

Best Hardware Hack

Awarded to the best hack that makes use of the available MLH hardware lab.
Winning team members will receive £25 Amazon vouchers each.

Best Software Hack

Awarded to the best hack that is a software application. Winning team members will receive £25 Amazon vouchers each.

Best Game

Awarded to the best game in the hackathon. Winning team members will receive £25 Amazon vouchers each.

Best First Time Hack

Awarded to the team that has first-time hackers and the hack amazed us. Winning team members will receive £25 Amazon vouchers each.

Best presentation

Awarded to the team that gives the best presentation during demos. Winning team members will receive £25 Amazon vouchers each.

WebApps UK: Most Entertaining Hack

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Participants: Current students (over 18 years in age) or students that have graduated within the last year;

Team size: up to 4 in a team to be eligible for prizes, else up to you if you do not care about prizes;

 

Judges

Dr. Darren Darcey

Dr. Darren Darcey
Manchester Metropolitan University

Craig Dean

Craig Dean
WebApplications UK

Sophie Ashcroft

Sophie Ashcroft
Full Stacks of Pancakes

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity and Design
  • Technical Complexity
  • Knowledge Acquired
  • Implementation
  • Presentation