Canada's Capital Hackathon

CUHacking is the first Major League Hacking membered hackathon in Ottawa, and expected to be the largest hackathon in Ottawa. CUHacking will bring students across several cities, and a wide range of disciplines and skillsets together to learn something new by working on creative software or hardware projects.

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Eligibility

  • All university and college students are eligible.
  • Team sizes can be between 1-4 members.
  • All participating members must physcially be at CUHacking.

Requirements

  • Hackers can create anything they'd like
  • You must include a description and images of your hack in your submission
  • Submit any code or prototypes for judges to review
  • If you choose to go for challenges, you must apply to each challenge you are going for

Judges

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Doug Bellinger
VP of R&D - Martello Technologies

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Steven Dwyer
Software Architect - Martello Technologies

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Thomas Kunz
Professor - Carleton University Department of Systems and Computer Engineering

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Eric Karmouch
IEEE Ottawa Computer Society Chair

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Nima Zaker
Software Engineer - March Networks

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Daniel Morin
Software Engineer - March Networks

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Wolfram Lunscher
IEEE Ottawa Conferences Chair

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Diana Yuan
Chief Operations Officer & Co-Founder - Indico

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Daniel Craigen
Global Cybersecurity Resource

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    How innovative or unique is the project?
  • Usefulness
    Does the project solve a problem? Does it benefit society in any way?
  • Technical Complexity
    How complex is the project? Were external APIs or libraries used? Were the algorithms designed by the team members themselves? Does it incorporate multiple concepts and tools?
  • Polish
    Does the project work as intended? How bug-free is it?