An annual hackathon in the nation's capital.

Join over 500 designers and engineers at The George Washington University as we create the future!

Construct anything across the technological spectrum, from immersive technology software to cutting-edge hardware. Meet, engage with, and learn from top talent across the country. Build valuable connections within your industry.

Hackital is a place for advanced learning and innovation. We look forward to seeing you.

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Prizes

$2,460 in prizes

First Overall - Leap Motion Developer Kit

VR development tools.

Third Overall - Chromecast

Second Overall - Mini Drone

Drones to play with!

Best User Experience (UX)

Design Notebooks and High-Quality Fine Point Pens

Best best first-time hacker Project

Google cardboards for all team members

Amazon Echo Dot - 1st HackHarassment Challenge

Any project that aims to fight online harassment.

Amazon Gift Card - 2nd HackHarassment Challenge

Any project that aims to fight online harassment.

Amazon Gift Card - 3rd HackHarassment

Any project that aims to fight online harassment.

Facebook Backpack with Solar Panel Charger

A project that ties to our mission of bringing the world closer together!

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit

For the best domain registered with Domain.com

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

410C Dragonboard for each team member

Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS

$250 Amazon Web Services Credit

Bluetooth Speaker

Mini event prize.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

Registration is open on our website.

Judges

Judges will be announced shortly.

Judges will be announced shortly.

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
  • Practicality
  • Creativity & Innovation