A high school hackathon engineered to help you learn to code!

The School’s Out Hackathon is a 24 hour coding event for high school students from across San Antonio the great area. With over 200 participants, expert mentors, and in-depth workshops design to help people code, it promises to ensure that everyone can have a fun experience getting introduced to programming with their peers.

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Eligibility

  • Entering 9th graders and Exiting 12th graders
  • Teams of 4 or less

Requirements

As long as it's built at the hackathon and is technological, you're good to go (hopefully uses code)!

How to enter

Submit a piece of information about your hack, the prize(s) you are entered for, and the team members

Judges

SoHacks Judges

SoHacks Judges

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Taking a creative approach to an issue is perhaps one of the key ideas behind a hackathon. Projects should exhibit some degree of creativity in their final product.
  • Problem-Solving
    Projects should attempt to solve common problems in our society today. Solutions should be innovative and effective to earn full points in this category.
  • Well-Designed
    A well designed product tends to do well in today’s marketplace, and so the hacks should show some element of good design in them. Whether it is flat or skeuomorphic, a design should be pleasing to the eye
  • Technical
    Advanced technology is all around us. At hackathons, products should use as many tools as possible to make sure that the product is the best it can be