RidgeHacks is a beginner friendly hackathon, open to all students from middle-school through college. Swag, prizes, food and mentors!

RidgeHacks 2020 is the 2nd annual 12-hour hackathon at Ridge High School in Basking Ridge, NJ! Our hackathon is beginner friendly and has great prizes and swag. 

Date: April 4th, 2020

Who can attend: Any student with an interest in computer science and programming can sign up. No previous experience is required.

Cost to attend: This event, including food, swag, prizes, and more is entirely free for all participants.

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Eligibility

Any student with an interest in computer science and programming can sign up. No previous experience is required. Maximum team size is 4 hackers. 

Requirements

Hackers should submit a prototype of their project to Devpost, and prepare to pitch their project at the demo.

Judges

Mark Galesi

Mark Galesi

Judging Criteria

  • Quality of Demo
    Ability for judges to clearly understand what the desired functionality is, nd see that the functionality is behaving as expected.
  • Social Impact
    Total impact of the idea on society. (x2 Multiplier)
  • Quality of Implementation
    Ability for the team to reach a conclusion about the viability of the project. (x3 Multiplier)
  • Creativity of Solution
    Scale and novelty of the technology being used, or the architectural approach taken. (x3 Multiplier)
  • Ambition of Problem
    Scale and complexity of the problem being explored. (x2 Multiplier)