About the challenge
Welcome to SparkHacks 2023!
If you are a student in the University of Illinois at Chicago and you have an acceptance email from the team, you're in!
What to Build
- Mobile Application/Web Application
- Figma Design
What to Submit
- Pictures of Final Prototype
- Video Demo / EXPO presentaion (Optional)
$2,060 in prizes
First Pace - Community Resilience
This award is given to the best project that addresses the needs of communities and strengthen their connections. Mechanical Keyboard & swag Sponsored by CodePath.
Second Place - Community Resilience
This is the second best project in the Community Resilience category. Settlers of Catan & swag Sponsored by CodePath.
First Place - Bridging Digital Divide
This award is given to the project that connects people through technology. Headphones Sponsored by Grainger.
Second Place - Bridging Digital Divide
This is the second best award for Bridging Digital Divide. Mini speakers Sponsored by Grainger.
First Place - Accessibility
This award goes to the best project that is easy-to-use and addresses inequality in technology access. Polaroid Cameras Sponsored by Caterpillar.
Second Place - Accessibility
This is the second best project award for the Accessibility category. Clementoni Starry Night 500 Piece Vincent Van Gogh Jigsaw Puzzle Sponsored by Caterpillar.
First Place - No Code
This is the award given to the best project utilizing Figma or other wireframing software. Lego Flower Kits Sponsored by UIC Innovation Center.
Second Place - No Code
This is the second prize for the No Code category. Lego succulents Sponsored by UIC Innovation Center.
Overall Best Prize
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Gonzalo Bello Lander
Uniqueness and innovation of the idea, relevance to the theme Community.
Quality, reliability and functionality of the implementation, including use of advanced technologies.
The level of creativity in the project. Including project design, presentation and overall execution.
The potential impact, scalability, and marketability of the solution. Potential benefits for society.