HackOHI/O 2021

Awards & Prizes


Participant Judging Checklist
All teams must register to be judged by 9:30 AM Sunday! Confirmation for that Registration close 11:00AM Sunday!

Judging Criteria

Technical Difficulty: How complex or difficult are the knowledge and skills needed to implement this project?
Creativity: Have you seen this idea before? Is the project unique and different?
Wow Factor: Does the project captivate you or stimulate your fascination? Was there anything extra impressive about the amount of work, complexity, creativity.
Impact: Does the project seek to introduce positive change in some way? Change does not necessarily have to be societal but can seek to improve on current tech, offer an innovative solution to some problem, etc.
Polish: How finished is the project? Is it well designed? Was the team able to successfully implement their ideas?

Awards and Prizes

These are the official "Best Of" HackOHI/O challenges and prizes. These are judged separately from our Sponsor Challenges, so go check those out as well! Each member of a winning team will be awarded a prize, up to 4 per team.

Microsoft Grand Prize

Microsoft Surface Laptops

2nd Place

Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Headphones

Third Place

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

Fourth Place

Apple TV 4K

Fifth Place

iRobot Roomba

Honorable Mention

$100 Amazon Gift Cards

Honorable Mention

$100 Amazon Gift Cards