Sego Lily Hacks is Salt Lake City’s first virtual hackathon for women and non-binary individuals in high school and university from all around the world taking place on August 6-8th.

To learn more about the event, visit our website.

ELIGIBILITY

We welcome all high school and college students who identify as female or nonbinary to compete in our hackathon! However, people of all gender identities are encouraged to support our attendees by mentoring, judging, or serving as an ambassador.

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Prizes

$27,229 in prizes

Best Beginner Hack - AirPods

First time hacking? No problem! There's a special track for you! All beginners qualify for this track.

Best Impact Hack - Google Home Mini, Camille Moisturizer, Coffee Mug

Want to make a change using tech? Then this track is for you! Make a hack that impacts people's lives.

Best Summer Hack - Beehive Collection & Candle

Hot girl summer... make a fun hack with a summer theme as a main component of the hack!

Best Mental Health Hack - Hungry Bunny Gift Cards, Gifts for Good Box, STEMinist Tee

Make a hack that helps improve mental wellness.

Best Environmental Hack - Sweatshirt & Hydro Flask

Make a hack that has an environmental impact!

Best FinTech Hack - HyperX Keyboard

Interested in finance but also love tech? Have no fear! This track is just for you.

Best Use of Figma - Figma Swag (3)

Calling all designers! Make a hack using Figma and show off your design to Figma Employees!

Best Web App w/ Qoom - 1-Year Pro Qoom Plan, Invitation to Qoom Creator Group, Feature on Qoom Project Gallery (2)

Build the best web app using Qoom.

Free Swag & Tech

Free resources for all hackers! Includes free 1-month Repl.it Hacker Plan, 3-month Qoom Starter Plan, 1-month Free EchoAR plan, 1-year Free Taskade Unlimited Plan, and stickers!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

1. All projects must be created during Sego Lily Hacks. Ideas may be made beforehand, but coding must be during the hackathon.

2. Teams may not use a website, app, or any type of "builder" to assist with their projects (ex. Squarespace, Wix, etc.). Frameworks are allowed.

3. You must submit a 2 minute (max) video demo!

Judges

Elizabeth Hernandez Galvan

Elizabeth Hernandez Galvan
UC Davis - Student

Alexander Kozhenkov
Technical Lead - GridGain

Smaranjit Ghose

Smaranjit Ghose
Columbia University - Incoming MS Data Science Graduate

Rithika Chunduri
Shoolini University - Sophomore in biotechnology

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    Does it do something entirely novel, or at least take a fresh approach to an old problem?
  • Execution
    Is the hack usable in its current state? Is the user experience smooth? Does everything appear to work? Is it well designed?
  • Usefulness
    Is the hack practical? Is it something people would actually use? Does it fulfill a real need people have?
  • Presentation
    How well was the project presented? Did it make the hack more compelling? Did it give a good idea of its purpose?
  • Learning
    Did the team stretch themselves? Did they try to learn something new? What kind of projects have they worked on before?
  • Track Alignment
    Does the hack adhere to the track's theme? Does it implement that theme fully or just partially?

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