Hack with the Best in San Diego

SD Hacks is an intercollegiate hackathon where top developers from all over California come together to create innovative solutions in 36 hours. This year, we are expanding the experience by hosting a dedicated maker space and a virtual reality lab, in addition to the many cloud APIs, prizes, and swag offered by our incredible sponsors.


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Nick Quinlan

Nick Quinlan

Ryan Hill

Ryan Hill
SD Hacks

Danielle Strachman

Danielle Strachman

Judging Criteria

  • Complexity
    How difficult was it to produce the hack?
  • Functionality
    Does the hack serve a useful purpose? Will the hack be useful for its target audience?
  • Innovation
    Does the hack bring a fresh new idea to the hacking community? Is the hack unique and groundbreaking?
  • Design
    Is the hack intuitive to use and does it function well?
  • Awesomeness
    Does this hack just make you say "Wow!"?