Pittsburgh's Premier Hackathon.

SteelHacks is the largest and only MLH sanctioned hackathon in the Western PA area. We aim to bring together technical talent across the area and concentrate it into an awesome weekend of creating, innovating, and having a blast.

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Prizes

$3,970 in prizes

1st place

Choice of Pebble Time, Sennheiser Momentum headphones, or ASUS 24" Monitor.
Dell Venue Tablets.

2nd place

Choice of Pebble Time, Sennheiser Momentum headphones, or ASUS 24" Monitor

3rd place

Choice of Pebble Time, Sennheiser Momentum headphones, or ASUS 24" Monitor

Best Hardware Hack

The hack that uses hardware in the best way wins:
Intel Edisons
OWI Robotic Arm Edges

Best Pitt Related Hack

The team that makes a hack that impacts Pitt in the best way wins:
Pitt sweatshirts

Best Use of HP Vertica

The team that uses HP Vertica instances in a creative and innovative fashion wins:
$25 gift cards to Noodles & Co.

Best .tech Domain

The most creative use of a .tech domain name wins $50 vouchers to get domains!

Best Domain Name

The team that best uses a domain.com domain name wins Domain.com swag bags, which contain Sparfun Redboards!

Best Educational or Language Hack

The team that makes an awesome language or education related hack wins Duo plushies from Duolingo!

Best Developer Tool

GitHub <3 developers and we have a passion for tools. Your challenge is to build a tool for developers. Anything that a developer could use qualifies from a new web framework to a custom programming language or even a way for people to become better developers. It's not necessary, but you could use [Electron](http://electron.atom.io), make a plugin for [Atom](http://atom.io), or even build on top of the world largest development community using the [GitHub API](http://developer.github.com).

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Studens who are currently enrolled in a 2- or 4-year program, as well as graduate students.

Judges

To be announced

To be announced

Judging Criteria

  • To be announced