Hack on the Hill (HOTH) is a 12 hour, beginner-friendly hackathon designed to give beginners a glimpse into what a real hackathon would be and feel like.
Hack on the Hill (HOTH) is a 12 hour, beginner-friendly hackathon designed to give beginners a glimpse into what a real hackathon would be and feel like. During HOTH, there are workshops, mentors, and amazing prizes for the best hacks. Whether you’re a hackathon veteran or you’ve never been to a hackathon before, Hack on the Hill is the best way to get involved with UCLA’s hacker community and get a feel for what it would be like to attend a real hackathon.
$624 in prizes
1st Place Overall
Amazon Echo Dot
2nd Place Overall
OontZ Angle 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
3rd Place Overall
Tile Mate Key Finder
Best Mobile Hack
Anker PowerCore Portable Charger
USB Art, Design, and Graphics Drawing Tablet
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
- Participants: Must be a UCLA Student
- Team Size: 1 - 4 people
ACM Hack Board Member / iOS Workshop Leader
Founder of Hackschool / Keynote Speaker
Vice President of ACM
Director of Hackschool Fall 2017
ACM Hack Board Member / Github Workshop Leader
President of ACM-W
President of ACM Interactive Studio
Did your team start from the bottom, now the whole team here? Jokes aside, we'll be evaluating your project based on your current skills (never coded in your life) to where you are now at the end of this hackathon.
The Creativity of the Hack
The Pitch to the Judges
How well did you sell your project to the judges? This is all about your enthusiasm and how well you can explain the project you built.
Is the app complete and ready for use? Or partially complete, but the idea is still there?