Build, compete, learn at UC Merced's second Hackathon

HackMerced is UC Merced’s second hackathon. A hackathon is a essentially a competition where you are given 36 hours to think, design, build, and present a cool app of your choice! At our the event as soon as you arrive you will be given the resources (food, hardware, swag, and mentorship) that you can take to produce an amazing hack.

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Individuals over the age of 18 attending college or Students from the ages 14 - 18 who have signed a parental consent waiver.

How to enter

You must have been signed up to HackMerced by January 1, 2017. If you are a student of UC Merced, you may still apply up until the event.


Rufus the Bobcat

Rufus the Bobcat

Judging Criteria

  • How You Will Be Judged
    Your product will be judged based on 3 concepts: Technical difficulty/innovation, pitch, and aesthetic.