Be part of the nebulous, wondrous, awe-inspiring, frustrating-yet-glorious process of creating. A place where ideas aren't limited by fear or doubt, only 24 hours.

HackDFW is the design-thinking hackathon of Dallas. 


It is a place where you can be part of the nebulous, wondrous, awe-inspiring, frustrating-yet-glorious process of creating. A place where ideas aren't limited by fear or doubt, only 24 hours.

Hosted at the Women's Museum in Fair Park, HackDFW brings together 500 talented creators and thinkers for a weekend of building. 

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Eligibility

Anyone who is registered and present at the event is eligible!

Requirements

  1. You must submit the following three descriptions of your project alongside your submission:
    1. A 140-character description of your hack, as told to a 5-year-old.
    2. A 140-character description of your hack, as told to a peer.
    3. A 140-character description of your hack, as told to a senior engineer with years of experience.
  2. You should submit a link to your code, if possible. This is not required as not all projects use code. 
  3. You must also submit your table number. Try to make sure nobody else is at the table that you're at. 

How to enter

You must register and be present on-site for the entire event in order to submit a project. 

Judges

TBD

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Judging Criteria

  • Use of Technology
    Did the team integrate technology into their solution?
  • Functionality
    Was a working, functional prototype demonstrated? How well does the solution perform and meet the purpose described?
  • Scalability
    Does this solution have the potential to have an impact at scale, globally?
  • Creativity
    How creative was the team in developing a unique and innovative solution for the challenge?
  • Design & Usability
    The UX/UI, functionality and ease of use of the solution.