Come explore the intersection of art and technology!

Tigerhacks is Mizzou’s annual hackathon occurring on November 8-10, 2019. Tigerhacks is a free event where participants spend 36 hours working in small teams to build, code, and design projects that they’re excited about. There are workshops, mentors, food, and swag given out throughout the weekend and did we mention, it is all free. Bring your ideas, and we give you everything you need to make them come to life. All majors & experience levels welcome.

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Eligibility

This year we're excited to invite both college student and high schoolers to the hackathon!

 

Register at tigerhacks.com

Requirements

Make sure you're opting in to the prizes you'd like to be considered for!

 

Judging Rubric

 

Below is the breakdown of how you'll be scored during your demo!

 

Complexity - 10pts

More complexity involves technical difficulty and how challenging your project was to create.

For example, image recognition and classification would likely score higher here than a simple web page displaying images of art.

 

Impact - 10pts

Real-world usability will get you more points in this section!

 

Originality - 10pts

A unique hack that's offers something new and exciting will help you in this section.

 

Polish - 10pts

Make sure your hack is professional and well put together.

 

Relation to Theme - 10pts

How does your project involve the arts?

Judges

Gary McKenzie

Gary McKenzie
Instructor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department

Jim Ries

Jim Ries
Instructor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department

J. Scott Christianson

J. Scott Christianson
Instructor, Trulaske College of Businees

Nickolas Wergeles

Nickolas Wergeles
Instructor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department

Dong Xu

Dong Xu
Professor and Director of Information Technology

Fang Wang

Fang Wang
Instructor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department

Judging Criteria

  • Developer Category
    This category is perfect for experienced programmers who may have already attended hackathons before.
  • Begineer Category
    Don’t have much experience yet? The beginner category is for you!
  • Startup
    This category is for the business-oriented. Be sure and emphasize how your hack can be made into a product/service!
  • Visual
    Visual projects can involve strong design of the project or be for creating visuals like drawings or paintings. Would work: Hack with great design, tech for creating drawings, image recognition Wouldn't work: Hand-drawn pictures, presentations, models
  • Audio
    We're looking for projects that involve music, speech, and sound! Would work: Projects involving tech and music, speech recognition, audio player Wouldn't work: Written song, live music
  • Hardware
    Use MLH’s hardware lab to help create a project for this category! Would work: Using LEDs to create animated artwork, robot that doodles Wouldn't work: Basic light display