RamHacks is a 24-hour programming marathon for innovative developers to design and implement a software or hardware application of their choice. Are you a UX enthusiast with design on the brain and art in your heart? Maybe you’ve got mad business skills and an entrepreneurial spirit? This event is about so much more than programming, so register at https://ramhacks.vcu.edu/ Specific themes and challenges provided by our sponsors will be presented to competitors. This will be the 8th Hackathon organized at the VCU College of Engineering. 

Schedule

Saturday, September 25, 2021

  • 9:00 a.m. - Opening ceremony and keynote speech
  • 10:00 a.m. - Challenge announcements
  • 10:30 a.m. - Team formation
  • 11:00 a.m. - Hacking begins
  • 3:00 p.m. - Tech talk
  • 5:00 p.m. - Tech talk
  • 7:00 p.m. - Tech talk

Sunday, September 26, 2021

  • 11:00 a.m. - Hacking ends
  • 1:00 p.m. - Expo and judging
  • 4:00 p.m. - Awards and closing ceremony

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$9,000 in prizes

1st Place Overall Prize: Cash Prize!

Cash Prize of $3,000 to the winning team.

2nd Place Overall Prize: Cash Prize! (2)

Cash Prize of $1,500 to two winning teams.

3rd Place Overall Prize: Cash Prize! (3)

Cash Prize of $1,000 to three winning teams.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Eligibility for prizes: must be 18 years of age or older, and enrolled in a college or university in the US or have graduated within the last 12 months, and must agree to the MLH Code of Conduct.

Requirements

Submissions must include a link to a video showcasing the project. Judges will evaluate the submission and the video.

Judges

 Eric Shirk

Eric Shirk
CipherTech

Paras Parekh
Bank of America

Venu Vankadhara

Venu Vankadhara
Bank of America

Henry Summers

Henry Summers
Bank of America

Orion Stallard

Orion Stallard
Bank of America

Shailesh Deshpande

Shailesh Deshpande
Bank of America

Taryn Hains-Karmilovich
Bank of America

Richard Cushman
Bank of America

Stu Kippelman

Stu Kippelman
Parsons

Karen Wright

Karen Wright
Parsons

Eddy Simmons

Eddy Simmons
CarMax

Andy Pemberton

Andy Pemberton
OutSystems

John Bonano
OutSystems

Bartosz Krawczyk
Virginia Commonwealth University

Harvey Summers

Harvey Summers
Bank of America

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    We want your idea to be creative and original!
  • Business Viability
    Can this idea be implemented in the real world? How feasible is your product?
  • Technical Difficulty
    Technical complexity of your hack.
  • Presentation
    How attractive is the project? How much effort was paid to the presentation of the proposed idea?
  • Novelty
    How novel is the proposed approach? Does it address a novel or or offer usage of novel solutions?
  • Usability
    How easy to use is the proposed solution?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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