HackUNT is the University of North Texas' annual hackathon. A hackathon is a 24-hour development competition for coders, designers, and anyone with a good idea! Don't worry if you aren't experienced either, HackUNT is a great place to learn! We will have mentors and professionals from the industry to help along the way.

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$63,000 in prizes

First Place

Second Place

Third Place

State Farm Challenge (3)

State Farm sells more than auto insurance. State Farm offers customers Drive Safe and Save, a mobile application that tracks driving habits in order to reward safe driving practices. Design a system that would allow State Farm to offer discounted home owners/renters insurance and/or life insurance based off of positive customer behavior.

American Airlines Challenge (3)

Thousands of people fly American each and every day. This awesome responsibility opens the door to incredible opportunities. Help us elevate the customer travel experience, boost operational efficiences and employee performance (baggage handling, gate agents, etc.), or enhance American's brand image with your innovative hacks.

PWC Challenge (3)

Evil threat actors are attempting to bring down the infrastructure of Metropolis. We need your help to find what was breached and how.

Wolfram Challenge (50)

The Wolfram Award for everyone on your top fifteen teams via award letter with a maximum of five individuals per team.

Respec Challenge

We challenge you to build something which promotes workplace culture, gets people working together, building relationships and alleviates workplace stress.

Best Domain Registered With domain.com

Domain.com provides all the domain services you need from registration to hosting to SSL certificates and beyond. Each hacker will receive a FREE domain name and year of domain privacy from Domain.com for their project this weekend!

Best UIPath Automation hack

Build an automation hack using UiPath! Each winning team member will receive a UiPath/MLH Branded Backpack and an opportunity to interview for a UiPath Internship in 2020 with high recommendation!

Best Use of Google Cloud

Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here: g.co/cloud. Each winning team member will receive a Google Home Mini.

Most Creative Radar.io Hack

Build the most creative hack using Radar's SDKs and APIs for geofencing, location search, and geocoding. Some ideas for location-aware projects include a delivery tracker, campus building locator, and a Find my Friends clone. Winning team members will be eligible to win a Tile Sticker Smart Tracker and a chance to be featured by Radar.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:




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?

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