Welcome to PantherHack, Princeton Day School's first-ever hackathon. It will be a virtual event, taking place from 10:30 AM on April 10 to 1:30 PM on April 11, and all high school students in the United States can participate. During the hackathon, there will be various workshops, fun activities, and sweet prizes. Learn more and register at pantherhack.tech.

Additionally, all attendees of PantherHack will receive our participation prizes:

Free 30 days of Wolfram|Alpha Pro subscription

Free one-year $100 subscription to Inside Dev Premium

Free application to JetBrains Student License

 

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Prizes

$15,712 in prizes

Overall 1st Place Hack

Fitbit Inspire
(Winners may opt to receive an Amazon gift card of the equivalent amount instead)

Overall 2nd Place Hack

4th-Gen Echo Dot
(Winners may opt to receive an Amazon gift card of the equivalent amount instead)

Overall 3rd Place Hack

Nightlight Bluetooth Speaker
(Winners may opt to receive an Amazon gift card of the equivalent amount instead)

Best Beginner Hack

$1000 of Bubble Personal Premium Plan and Coupons
(To be eligible, all members of your team must be beginners. Block-coded projects will be accepted (using Scratch, code.org App Lab, etc)

Best Web Hack

5 Free 6 Month Premium 1Password Family Account Access

Best Education Hack

Free Interview Cake Course Access

Best EchoAR Hack

Free 3 Month Business Level EchoAR Subscription + $50 Amazon Giftcard

Best Data Visualization Hack

Free 1 year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition and 1 year of Wolfram|Alpha Pro subscription

Best Social Good Hack

$300 of Voiceflow Pro Plan

Honorable Mention (2)

Free 1 year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition and 1 year of Wolfram|Alpha Pro subscription(Up to 3 teams may win this)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

You must be a current high school student in the United States to participate in PantherHack. Teams of 4 or fewer students may submit projects. 

Requirements

Along with your Devpost submission, you must include a 5 minute or less Youtube video, and a GitHub repository of your code. You may not submit a project you have worked on outside the 24 hour hacking period. 

Judges

Theodor Brasoveanu

Theodor Brasoveanu
Princeton Day School Teacher

Koren Grinshpoon

Koren Grinshpoon
EchoAR

Toni Dunlap
Princeton Day School Teacher

Brian Mayer

Brian Mayer
Princeton Day School Teacher

Nathan Windsor

Nathan Windsor
Princeton Day School Alum

Lynch Hunt

Lynch Hunt
Princeton Day School Alum

Cole Wolk
Princeton Day School Alum

Vibhu Singh

Vibhu Singh
Princeton Day School Alum

Christopher Devlin

Christopher Devlin
Princeton Day School Alum

Jon Ostendorf

Jon Ostendorf
Princeton Day School Head of IT

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    How creative is this project? Does it replicate something already done before or is it unique?
  • Functionality
    Does this project work smoothly? Is it aesthetically pleasing?
  • Technical Difficulty
    Was this project challenging to create? What did you have to learn in order to create this project?
  • Presentation
    Was this project presented in a comprehensible manner? Was the presentation under 5 minutes?
  • Submission
    Was this project submitted on time and with all the necessary features? Did it include a YouTube video and GitHub link?

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