Waterloo's biggest high school hackathon

JAMHacks 2 is Waterloo’s biggest high school hackathon! On May 5-6, we are bringing together 200 students from high schools all over Ontario for a full 24 hours of creating, learning and innovating.

See https://jamhacks.ca for the schedule and more information!

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  • All code for your project must be written between 3:00pm on Saturday, May 5th, 2018, and 3:00pm on Sunday, May 6th, 2018. You may use any publically available libraries/packages.
  • All team members must be physically present at the event to qualify for judging.
  • All team members must be enrolled in an Ontario high school to qualify for judging.
  • For the Best Beginner Team prize, this must be the first time that any of the team members have submitted a project to any hackathon, with the exception of up to one experienced hacker.




Judging Criteria

  • Creativity ( /10)
    Is the idea unique and innovative?
  • Usefulness ( /5)
    What are the real-world applications?
  • Presentation ( /5)
    Does it look polished and professional?
  • Technical Difficulty ( /5)
    What type of technical challenges did you solve?