We are SyntHacks, an organization dedicated to inspiring the next generation to pursue the STEM field in a great way. We aim to host numerous hackathons this year while maintaining social distancing protocols. In an effort to inspire students during these difficult times, we aim to host at least one hackathon every three months. SyntHacks will create and inspire future developers, whether it is tinkering with code during our hackathon, or working in the corporate future.


  1. Middle/High School oriented but everyone is welcome.
  2. Maximum team size of 4


    • Hackers will submit a 3 minute video showcasing their project
      • Include a quick elevator pitch
      • A demo of your project
      • What technologies you used, and how you created your project
    • Description of the project on Devpost
      • Please fill out all the categories on the devpost submission page
    • A link to your code
      • Ideally a github link
      • No documentation or comments are required

Hackathon Sponsors


$1,490 in prizes

1st Place - AirPods

4x Apple AirPods

2nd Place - HyperX RGB Alloy Core Gaming Keyboard

4x HyperX RGB Alloy Core Gaming Keyboard

3rd Place - Razer DeathAdder Gaming Mouse

4x Razer DeathAdder Gaming Mouse

Best EchoAR Hack

$50 Amazon Gift Card
EchoAR Business Tier Access
Project featured in a newsletter for the AR/VR ecosystem

Best Community Hack - $200 Bugsee Credit x 4

x 4 $200 Bugsee Credit

Best Health Hack - $2000 Digital Ocean Credits

$2000 Digital Ocean Credits

Best Education Hack - Wolfram Pro account x 4

Wolfram Pro account x 4

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Sergey Rakov

Sergey Rakov
Rostelecom IT

Alon Grinshpoon

Alon Grinshpoon

Akhil Yeleswar
Silicon valley 4 u

Judging Criteria

  • Presentation (10 points)
    Is the presentation clear? Are you audible? Did you explain your project thoroughly?
  • Originality/ Creativity (10 points)
    How much of the project/code is yours?
  • Usefulness (10 points)
  • Functionality (10 points)
    Is every part of the project functional? Does any part not work? Are all parts of the project submitted including any external files used?
  • Complexity (10 points)
    How difficult is this project to make?

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