Who can sign up?

Hackers must have applied and been accepted via email. Hackers who were not accepted will not be able to participate, regardless of their registration on DevPost.

About the challenge

Environmental:

Focuses on leveraging technology to solve environmental issues, promoting sustainability and ecological conservation.

Accessible:

Aimed at creating solutions that enhance accessibility for people with disabilities, ensuring inclusivity and ease of use.

Smart Cities:

Dedicated to developing innovative technologies for urban improvement, making cities more efficient, livable and smart.

Gaming and Entertainment:

Centers on designing fun and engaging digital experiences, including games, entertainment apps and interactive media.

Requirements

  • Meets Challenge Requirements
    Did this project meet the requirements listed in the challenge description?
  • Originality
    Is the project new or unique? Have you not seen this idea elsewhere?
  • Design
    Is the project easy to use? Does it look nice? Clean projects show the team's commitment.

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Prizes

$CAD1,450 in prizes

First Place Overall

Our top performing team, who will be going home with $400!

Second Place Overall

Our runner-up team, who will be going home with $300!

Third Place Overall

Our third place team, which will be going home with $200!

Best Unfinished Hack

Given to the project with the most innovative idea, despite not being fully completed. Team will be awarded a gift basket valued at $50

Best Solo Hack

$100 awarded to the most outstanding project developed by a single participant

Best Duo Hack

$100 awarded to the team with the top project created by two participants

Rocket Innovation Studio: Shopping Cart App

$100 Awarded to the winning team!
A web application where customers can view products, add them to their cart, and checkout
Customers should maintain a set balance on their accounts but cannot make a purchase with their cart should the total cost exceed their remaining balance
Key features:
Store webpage
Contains a list of available products with prices
Customers have the option to add products to their cart
Cart webpage
Customers can view the items in their cart
Customers can edit the quantity of any item they have in their cart
Customers can remove any item they want from their cart
Checkout webpage
Customers should only be able to checkout if they have items in their cart
Checkout is only successful if there is enough remaining balance for the purchase
Purchase History webpage
Customers can view their transaction history (items purchased, date/time, cost)

Rocket Innovation Studio: Planning Poker App

$100 Awarded to the winning team!
A web tool that allows players (developers) to estimate the amount of work it will take to complete tasks
Players can enter a session via a session ID, where they can start casting votes based on the Fibonacci sequence for estimation
Key features:
Starting web page
An admin player can create a session with an ID that others can join via button
Players can enter their displayed name and a session ID to join
Session web page
Players can view the presence of other players in the session
This page will have a text box containing the name of the task being estimated on that all players can view
This page will have a selection of Fibonacci numbers to choose from for task estimation
These numbers go from 0 to 13 as a Fibonacci sequence
After all players have voted, all votes may be revealed by the admin

Rocket Innovation Studio: Social Media App

$100 Awarded to the winning team!
Social Media App
Use AI to detect and flag scams
Main purpose: protect seniors from fraud

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Judges

Ankit
Rocket Innovation Studio

Aleksa Vignjevic
Rocket Innovation Studio

Smit Patel
Rocket Innovation Studio

Mridul Oli

Mridul Oli
Rocket Innovation Studio

Dante Masciotra

Ryan Hermes

Cam Vandy

Cam Vandy

Borhan Saflo

Borhan Saflo

Vivian Tang

Vivian Tang

Abbie Dewhirst

Sharjeel Mustafa

Sharjeel Mustafa

Mathew Pellarin

Mathew Pellarin

Judging Criteria

  • Meets Challenge Requirements
    Did this project meet the requirements listed in the challenge description?
  • Originality
    Is the project new or unique? Have you not seen this idea elsewhere?
  • Design
    Is the project easy to use? Does it look nice? Clean projects show the team's commitment.

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