Ready for an adventure?

Tigerhacks is Mizzou’s annual hackathon occurring on November 6-8, 2020. Tigerhacks is a free event where participants spend 36 hours working in small teams to build, code, and design projects that they’re excited about. There are workshops, mentors, and swag given out throughout the weekend and did we mention, it is all free. Bring your ideas, and we give you everything you need to make them come to life. All majors & experience levels welcome.

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Prizes

$1,253 in prizes

1st Place: Developer Category

DJI Mavic Mini for each team member (up to 4)! This category is for experienced programmers who may have already attended hackathons before.

2nd Place: Developer Category

GoPro HERO7 for each team member (up to 4)! This category is for experienced programmers who may have already attended hackathons before.

3rd Place: Developer Category

Ender-3 3D Printer for each team member (up to 4)! This category is for experienced programmers who may have already attended hackathons before.

1st Place: Beginner Category

DJI Tello for each team member (up to 4)! This category is for less-experienced programmers who may be attending their first hackathon.

2nd Place: Beginner Category

JBL Clip 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker for each team member (up to 4)! This category is for less-experienced programmers who may be attending their first hackathon.

1st Place: StartUp

Google Home Mini and smart plugs for each team member (up to 4)! This category is for the business-oriented. Be sure and emphasize how your hack can be made into a product/service!

2nd Place: StartUp

Anker Wireless Charging Pad for each team member (up to 4)! This category is for the business-oriented. Be sure and emphasize how your hack can be made into a product/service!

Best Hardware Hack

Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming Kit for each team member (up to 4)! Use hardware to create a project for this category!

Best Female Hack

Galaxy Watch Active for each team member (up to 4)! Teams that are made up of at least 2 women or non-binary participants are eligible for this category.

Best Domain Registered with Domain.com

Register a .tech, .space, or .online domain name using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. Each winning team member will receive a PowerSquare Qi Wireless Phone Charger & Domain.com Backpack.

Best Hardware Hack Sponsored by Digi-Key (2)

Using your preferred hardware or hardware emulator, build a hack for your chance to win a Grove Beginner Kit, with Arduino Uno R3 included. 1 prize for each winning team member with 2 winning teams per event!

Best Use of CockroachDB

Build your hackathon project on CockroachDB's open source and indestructible SQL database. PostgreSQL compatible and easy to use. Utilize CockroachDB in your hack for a chance to win a 3D printing pen for each team member. What's more, ALL projects submitted that use CockroachDB will receive a free t-shirt!

echoAR Challenge

Winners MUST use the echoAR platform as part of their project to be eligible for a reward: $50 Amazon gift card (per team), 1-month free Business Tier access (per team member), selected projects will be featured on our “Inspiration” Page.

1st Place: Best Use of Google Cloud - Sponsored by Google

Use any Google Cloud product! Winner's get Google Cloud branded backpack, water bottle, and trophy!

2nd Place: Best Use of Google Cloud - Sponsored by Google

Use any Google Cloud product! Winner's get a Google Nest Mini!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Both college students and high schoolers are eligible!

Register at tigerhacks.com

Requirements

Submit a 3 minute video to demo your project.

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Judges

Jim Ries
Instructor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department

J. Scott Christianson
Instructor, Trulaske College of Businees

Nickolas Wergeles

Nickolas Wergeles
Instructor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department

Dong Xu
Professor and Director of Information Technology

Fang Wang
Instructor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department

Kristofferson Culmer

Kristofferson Culmer
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice

echoAR

Judging Criteria

  • Complexity
    The difficulty level of the project
  • Impact
    The real-world influence of the project
  • Originality
    How creative/unique the project is
  • Polish
    The overall look and professionalism of the project
  • Relation to Theme
    How well does the project relate to the Adventure theme?