Hack on the Hill (HOTH) is a 12-hour, beginner-friendly hackathon designed to give beginners a glimpse into what a real hackathon would be and feel like. During HOTH, there are workshops, mentors, and amazing prizes for the best hacks. Whether you’re a hackathon veteran or you’ve never been to a hackathon before, Hack on the Hill is the best way to get involved with UCLA’s hacker community and get a feel for what it would be like to attend a real hackathon.
- Participants: Must be a current UCLA student.
- Team Size: 1-4 people.
$764 in prizes
1st Place Overall
Google Home Mini
2nd Place Overall
OontZ Angle 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
3rd Place Overall
Dell KM117 Wireless Keyboard & Mouse
Best Hardware Hack
Amazon Echo Dot (Refurbished)
Best Web Hack
AUKEY Table Lamp, Touch Sensor Bedside Lamp + Dimmable Warm White Light & Color Changing RGB
Best Mobile Hack
Anker PowerCore 10000
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Product Manager, Hulu
President, UCLA ACM
President, UCLA ACM Hack
President Emeritus, UCLA ACM Hack
Board Member, UCLA ACM Hack / Director, Hackschool Fall 2017
Board Member, UCLA ACM Hack
Director of Operations, UCLA ACM
Member, UCLA ACM Dev
Did your team start from the bottom, now the whole team here? Jokes aside, we'll be evaluating your project based on your current skills (never coded in your life) to where you are now at the end of this hackathon.
Creativity of the Hack
Pitch to the Judges
How well did you sell your project to the judges? This is all about your enthusiasm and how well you can explain the project you built.
Is the app complete and ready for use? Or partially complete, but the idea is still there?