Hack with the Best in San Diego

SD Hacks is an intercollegiate hackathon where top student hackers from all over California come together to create innovative solutions in 36 hours. We're hosting a dedicated hardware lab, maker space and a virtual reality lab, in addition to the many cloud APIs, prizes, and swag offered by our incredible sponsors.

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Ramesh Rao

Ramesh Rao
Director, Qualcomm Institute

Ryan Hill

Ryan Hill
Founder, SD Hacks

Roger Martin

Roger Martin
Chief IP Strategist, Qualcomm

Judging Criteria

  • Complexity
    How difficult was it to produce the hack?
  • Completion
    How fleshed out is the solution? Does it work well?
  • Innovation
    Does the hack bring a fresh new idea to the hacking community? Is the hack unique and groundbreaking?