Prizes & PErks

Here are some of the prizes for High Tech Hacks 2.0 winners,  

as well as free swag for those participating! 

(Note that participants outside the United States or its territories are not eligible to receive perks and prizes which require shipping. However, we do have a limited number of software prizes reserved for international winners!)

Prize Tracks

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Mental Health

Break the stigma.

Develop a project that helps promote positive mental health or addresses the needs of individuals with mental disorders.

 

 

1st

DEERC Mini Drone + 

Meme Stickers Collection

2nd

HT Hacks Ultimate Frisbee

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Art and Gaming

Showcase your creativity!

 

Produce a work of art, develop

a video game, or create a

platform that supports these communities. 

 

 

1st

Logitech Gaming Mouse +

Meme Stickers Collection

2nd

HT Hacks Ultimate Frisbee

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Open Innovation

 

Don’t limit yourself! Create something valuable to society in any capacity.

Even if your ideas don't fit our primary prize themes, don't hold your creativity back!

 

1st

HyperX Cloud Stinger +

Meme Sticker Collection

2nd

HT Hacks Ultimate Frisbee

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Education

(Beginners track)

Empower students with valuable studying and learning tools.

Design a website/platform that educates others on a topic of importance.

Improve the classroom experience with virtual supplements.

1st

Raspberry Pi + 

Meme Sticker Collection

2nd 

The Book of Unusual Knowledge

3rd

Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) Gift Card

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Best Use of Cockroach DB

 

Build your project on CockroachDB's open source SQL database. Utilize CockroachDB in your hack for a chance to win a 3D printing pen for each of your team members. If you submit a verified project and are a US resident, we'll send you a free CockroachDB T-shirt while supplies last!

1st

3D Printing Pen

All Submissions

CockroachDB T-Shirt (contingent on availability)

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Best Web Monetization Project

Coil helps you access and reward creators, publishers, and platforms. Coil members view web monetized sites while streaming micropayments directly to the website owner, or in this case, you! In turn, you can react to payments by displaying a thank you message, unlocking bonus content, features and more!

 

 

1st

Build a web monetized hack using Coil for a chance to win an Anker Quick Charge Portable Charger, Coil pin and $60 Coil credit redemption card!

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Most Creative Use of GitHub

 

Sign up for GitHub Global Campus and use a GitHub repository to host your hackathon project’s code! Make sure your use of GitHub stands out with a detailed ReadMe page, meaningful pull requests and collaboration history, and even a GitHub pages deployment!

 

 

1st

GitHub Octocat Statue, Plushy & Sticker Bundle

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Best Use of DeSo

 

Launch an app that writes to the DeSo blockchain and implements DeSo identity. While social media apps are a great fit for DeSo, you can also build financial apps, marketplaces, and more on the DeSo blockchain. For inspiration, check out some of the apps at Bithunt.com as well as our DeSo APIs.

1st

Winner gets $100 worth of $DESO coin and an exclusive DeSo branded tumbler! 

 

 

1st

DEERC Mini Drone + 

Meme Stickers Collection

2nd

HT Hacks Ultimate Frisbee

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Best Domain Name From Domain.com

 

Register a .Tech domain name using Domain.com during the weekend for your chance to win a PowerSquare Qi Wireless Phone Charger for you and each member of your team! The more creative the domain the better!

 

 

 

 

1st

PowerSquare Qi Wireless Phone Charger 

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Most Creative Use of Twilio

Incorporate mobile messaging, phone calls and other communication features into your project using a web service API. Building an e-commerce website and want to send text notifications or email confirmations once an order is completed? Or maybe you'd like to verify users based on their mobile numbers? Twilio makes all this possible and more.

 

1st

Build a hack that simplifies your life using any Twilio API for a chance to win some awesome prizes! Get started with $50 in free credit!

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free swag

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Best Use of Google Cloud

 

Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here: g.co/cloud.

 

1st

Winners located in the US will receive a Google Cloud Swag Bag complete with a beanie, pillow, journal, socks & lanyards. Winners outside of the US will receive a Google branded backpack.

All winners will receive $200 worth of Leading Learners educational bundles, and select winners will receive Wolfram Awards valued at $375.

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IMC Trading is sending domestic participants some sweet swag including a water bottle!

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All participants will receive

one free month of access to Wolfram|One

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All participants receive a 90-day extended trial for Balsamiq Cloud.

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All participants receive a one month trial of Echo3D's

Business Plan.

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