WiCS Hacks is a Hackathon for first time hackers, females and non-binary students. 

Hackathon Sponsors


$1,780 in prizes

1st place

2nd place

3rd place

Best Productividy Hack

Best Education

Best Novice

Social Justice Hack

Virtual Connectivity

Health & Self-care

Winter Wonderland Themed

[MLH] Best Hardware Hack Sponsored by Digi-Key (2)

Using your preferred hardware or hardware emulator, build a hack for your chance to win a Grove Beginner Kit, with embedded Arduino Uno compatible board and 10 pre-wired modules. We select two winning teams for this category and each winning team member will receive a prize!

[MLH] 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. 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.

[MLH] Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Register a .tech, .space, or .online domain name using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. Each winning team member will receive a PowerSquare Qi Wireless Phone Charger and Domain.com Backpack.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Alison Norman

Alison Norman
The University of Texas at Austin

Judging Criteria

  • 5 minute pitch

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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