SwampHacks will see 400 hackers gather for a 24-hour software development marathon.

Become a part of one of the largest hackathons in the South.

Hacking will take place in the Marston Science Library basement on the University of Florida's campus from 1/23 @ noon until 1/24 @ noon.

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Eligibility

  • Participants: Hackers must have been a university student in either Fall 2015, Spring 2016, or both. Team sizes may not exceed 5.

Judges

Dr. Sumi Helal

Dr. Sumi Helal
Professor at the University of Florida

Dr. Lisa Anthony

Dr. Lisa Anthony
Asst. Professor at the University of Florida

David Whitney

David Whitney
Asst. Director of UF Innovation Institute

Amir Rubin

Amir Rubin
CEO at Paracosm

Benjamin King

Benjamin King
CEO at Keep It Simple Technlolgies

Duncan Kabinu

Duncan Kabinu
Co-Founder of Gainesville Dev Academy

Dan Rua

Dan Rua
Managing Partner at Inflexion Partners

Nick Tardif

Nick Tardif
Software Engineer at Paracosm

Judging Criteria

  • Practical Application
    How is the hack useful?
  • Design (UI)
    How awesome does the hack look?
  • Creativity/Novelty
    How original is the idea?
  • Quality of Implementation
    How well does the hack work?
  • Intuitiveness (UX)
    How easy and natural does using the hack feel?
  • Final Pitch
    How well did you convince the judges that your hack is the best?