VCU's 5th Annual Hackathon

RamHacks is a 24-hour programming marathon for innovative developers to design and implement a software or hardware application of their choice. Specific themes and challenges provided by our sponsors will be presented to competitors. This will be the fifth Hackathon organized at the VCU College of Engineering. 

SCHEDULE:

Saturday, September 22, 2018

09:00 a.m. - Registration
10:00 a.m. - Opening Ceremony & Keynote Speech
10:30 a.m. - Team Formation
11:00 a.m. - Hacking Begins
12:00 p.m. - Silver Sponsored Lunch
03:00 p.m. - TechTalk
04:30 p.m. - Tech Talk
06:00 p.m. - Gold Sponsored Dinner
07:00 p.m. - Tech Talk
09:00 p.m. - Tech Talk

Sunday, September 23, 2018

12:00 a.m. - Midnight Snack
08:00 a.m. - Bronze Sponsored Breakfast
11:00 a.m. - Hacking Ends
12:00 p.m. - Silver Sponsored Lunch
01:00 p.m. - Expo and Judging Begins
03:00 p.m. - Closing Ceremony

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Eligibility

Attendees must be enrolled in a college or university, and must agree to the MLH Code of Conduct. Are you a UX enthusiast with design on the brain and art in your heart? Maybe you’ve got mad business skills and an entrepreneurial spirit? This event is about so much more than programming, so register!

How to enter

Registration is closed!!!!!

Judges

Robert Dahlberg

Robert Dahlberg
Open Mainframe Project

Deborah Morewitz

Deborah Morewitz
Newport News Shipbuilding

Ricardo Araújo

Ricardo Araújo
OutSystems

Norman Crandall

Norman Crandall
CoStar

Lee Patterson

Lee Patterson
Verscend

Ron Conant

Ron Conant
SAIC

Catherine Halpern

Catherine Halpern
Altria

Brian Simoni

Brian Simoni
GE

Chad Sadler

Chad Sadler
AvePoint

Chris Wash

Chris Wash
CapTech

Scott Savage

Scott Savage
Ippon

Lee Adcock

Lee Adcock
Capital One

Andrew Ducan

Andrew Ducan
UDig

Brandon Watts

Brandon Watts
CarMax

Alex Terry

Alex Terry
Markel Corporation

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    We want your idea to be creative and original!
  • Business Viability
    Can this idea be implemented in the real world? How feasible is your product?
  • Technical Difficulty
    Technical complexity of your hack.
  • Pitch
    Are you prepared? How organized and well explained is your pitch?