University of California, Riverside's women-centric hackathon.

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Rose Hack 2020 is UCR's women-centric hackathon where students from all backgrounds are celebrated. Hundreds of participants form teams and build a project over the event's 24 hour duration. 

Rose Hack is beginner friendly and welcomes all participants to learn, develop, and hone their skills. Have you ever wanted to learn how to build something, but didn't know where to start? We will provide everything you need from food, swag, mentoring, and a diverse range of workshops to help you level up your hacking experience.

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Eligibility

  • Participants: High school or university students
  • Teams: Team sizes are capped at 4 members, but any team with 1-4 members is welcome.

Requirements

  • All submissions must be created from scratch and completed before the submission deadline.
  • It is the participant's responsibility to enter a Devpost submission on time and opt in to judging criteria categories.

Judges

Paea LePendu

Paea LePendu
Professor at University of California, Riverside

Jiasi Chen

Jiasi Chen
Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside

Evangelos Papalexakis

Evangelos Papalexakis
Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside

Mariam Salloum

Mariam Salloum
Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside

Aaron Yeats

Aaron Yeats
Hackathon Operations Lead for Google Cloud

Manu Sridharan

Manu Sridharan
Associate Professor at University

Craig Schroeder

Craig Schroeder
Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside

Yihan Sun

Yihan Sun
Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside

Samet Oymak

Samet Oymak
Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside

Judging Criteria

  • Beginner Hack
    For your hack to qualify as a Beginner Hack, Rose Hack must be the first hackathon a majority of your team has attended (ex. 3 of 4, or 2 of 3).
  • Women Centric Hack
    Your project must empower, celebrate, and/or support women in some shape or form.
  • UI/UX
    The project has a clean and easy-to-use interface built with a user in mind. Overall design and clarity will be considered.
  • Hardware
    Must utilize external hardware.
  • Game Hack
    The project must be a playable game. Projects will generally be judged based on overall game design and implementation.
  • Best Use of Google Cloud
    Use any Google Cloud product in your project. (Firebase counts!)
  • Cox Automotive
    Make an app/project that will positively impact the future of automotive purchases.