YCP Hacks, York Colleges first ever hackathon, will be held October 21st-23rd, 2016 at the Yorktowne Hotel in York, PA. Our hackathon will be both engineering and software based. Hacking starts Friday at 9PM and continues untill Sunday morning at 9AM.

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$4,000 in prizes

Best in show - 1st Place

Awarded to the judge's favorite teams.

Best in show - 2nd Place

Awarded to the judge's favorite teams.

Best in show - 3rd Place

Awarded to the judge's favorite teams.

Best Health Hack

Sponsored by Magnus Health

Community Foundation Award - 1st Place

Awarded to the top 3 teams that demonstrate any of the following themes provided by the York County Community Foundation:

Education / Workforce Development
- Support and monitor York City district recovery
- Program support for City students & workforce development
- Prepare students / workers for the future economy

Downtown Revitalization / Viable City Neighborhoods
- Support downtown amenities, small businesses & housing
- Expand financing opportunities for downtown development
- Improve York City neighborhoods & quality of living options

Nonprofit Strategic Alliances for York City Fiscal Strength - Promote County / City interconnectedness
- Support York City municipal collaborations & regional solutions
- Support nonprofit alliances that promote York City residents

Community Foundation Award - 2nd Place

Awarded to the top 3 teams that demonstrate any of the following themes provided by the York County Community Foundation:

Education / Workforce Development
- Support and monitor York City district recovery
- Program support for City students & workforce development
- Prepare students / workers for the future economy

Downtown Revitalization / Viable City Neighborhoods
- Support downtown amenities, small businesses & housing
- Expand financing opportunities for downtown development
- Improve York City neighborhoods & quality of living options

Nonprofit Strategic Alliances for York City Fiscal Strength - Promote County / City interconnectedness
- Support York City municipal collaborations & regional solutions
- Support nonprofit alliances that promote York City residents

Community Foundation Award - 3rd Place

Awarded to the top 3 teams that demonstrate any of the following themes provided by the York County Community Foundation: Education / Workforce Development - Support and monitor York City district recovery - Program support for City students & workforce development - Prepare students / workers for the future economy Downtown Revitalization / Viable City Neighborhoods - Support downtown amenities, small businesses & housing - Expand financing opportunities for downtown development - Improve York City neighborhoods & quality of living options Nonprofit Strategic Alliances for York City Fiscal Strength - Promote County / City interconnectedness - Support York City municipal collaborations & regional solutions - Support nonprofit alliances that promote York City residents

Watch Dogs® 2 Best Device Privacy Hack

Everything is part of the internet of things now - from your phone to your fitness band to your thermostat. Build a hack that utilizes private data being collected from your devices, and show how you can turn potential vulnerabilities into something constructive.

Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS

1 TB Hard Drives

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Domain.com Swag Bags

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Participants: Individuals (over 18 years in age).

Requirements

Hacks must be submitted by 9AM and demoed to be considered for any prizes.

Judges

Dean Norrie

Dean Norrie
Dean of the Graham School of Business

Elyse Pollick

Elyse Pollick
York County Community Foundation

Blanda Nace

Blanda Nace
York County Economic Alliance

Bob Bossett

Bob Bossett
Brougher Foundation

Jere Matthews

Jere Matthews
Commonwealth Open Data Officer for the State of Pennsylvania

Judging Criteria

  • Judge Discretion

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