Theme: Education Hack

Information Packet:


Looking to make the next Snapchat or Instagram? Look no further! WilsonHacks participants will come together to turn their dreams into realities. Whether you're just getting started or have been programming for years, WilsonHacks is the place for you. We accept any participants in the US, so even if you aren't a student of Woodrow Wilson High School, you can participate! With guest speakers from cutting-edge tech fields and highly qualified mentors, all programmers will be able to take their projects to the next level. Work with your friends to build something cool, learn new tricks, compete for prizes and have a fantastic time!

To participate, you must:

Make sure to check out the FAQS tab for eligibility requirements and the rules tab for project submission!


The theme for WilsonHacks 4.0 will be released when the competition starts!

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$1,105 in prizes

Best Overall Hack

Our WilsonHacks 4.0 Grand Prize Winner!

Prize: Exclusive - Raycon “Everyday” Earbuds (Each Team Member)

Best Individual Hack

The best project created by a single person! Must fit the hackathon theme.

Prize: Logitech G213 Prodigy Keyboard

Best Beginner Hack

All team members must be in their first year of programming. The project must fit the theme, but can be "Low Code No Code".

Prize: 50 Ft. Smart LED Lights (Each Team Member)

Best Design Hack

Overall best-designed application. The project must fit the theme.

Prize: $40 Amazon Giftcard (Each Team Member)

Best Social Impact Hack

The project that best answers our theme and has the most social impact!

Prize: Amazon Echo Dot (Each Team Member)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Director - WilsonHacks

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
    Does your project approach the theme from a new perspective- new technology, design, concept?
  • Design
    Is your project aesthetically pleasing? Is the user experience smooth and inviting?
  • Functionality
    Does your project function the way you intended it to? Does it solve the problem you were aiming to solve?
  • Complexity
    Does your project use new technology that you were unfamiliar with? Did you challenge yourself? Does your project implement the technology with a good level of understanding of what it is intended for?

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