Are you a student interested in computer science, programming, or design? Do you want to create your own project and have the chance to win prizes? PioneerHacks II, an annual high school hackathon, is the perfect opportunity for you. Work with experienced mentors, learn from our workshops, and get the chance to meet industry professionals - no matter what experience you have!

PioneerHacks II is a 16-hour high-school hackathon taking place at the Intel Santa Clara Headquarters on March 2nd from 7AM-11PM. The hackathon is open to all high school students across the Bay Area.

Sign up today at pioneerhacks.tech to reserve a spot!

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Prizes

1st Overall

4 AirPods, 4 Snapchat Spectacles, 4 $750 scholarships to LeanGap Startup Incubator

2nd Overall

4 Plantronics Headsets, 4 Snapchat Spectacles

3rd Overall

4 Google Home Minis, 1 Ring Doorbell

Best Beginner Hack

$1000 of Bugsee Credits (entire team) 4 Google Home Minis

APPLY TO THIS IF YOU ARE A BEGINNER

Runner Up Beginner Hack

4 Wes Bos Programming Courses 4 $25 Amazon gift cards

APPLY TO THIS IF YOU ARE A BEGINNER

Best Use of Machine Learning

4 Raspberry Pi Zero W Starter Kits, 4 Tile Mates

Best Game

4 ReDragon Gaming Mouses + Gaming Mousepads

Best Mobile App

4 Sketch 1 Year Licenses 4 Logitech Mouse + Keyboard Kits

Best Website: Use of .TECH Domains

$100 Amazon gift card for entire team

Best IOT Hack

4 Estimote Location Beacons, 4 Temboo Pro Accounts

Best Spark Presentation/Video (2)

4th Overall

Stay tuned for awards!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Ted Mcleod

Ted Mcleod
Cupertino High School

Robert Metchev

Robert Metchev
ASIC Engineer at Intel

Aravinda Kidambi

Aravinda Kidambi
Software Engineer at VMware

Punna Reddy Pulusu

Punna Reddy Pulusu
Software Engineer at Infostretch

Hitesh Yadav

Hitesh Yadav
Intel Inc.

Gopal Kumarappan

Gopal Kumarappan
Head of Engineering (Document Cloud Services and e-Signature)

Sameer Jain

Sameer Jain
CEO of ScrumLink

Chirag Jayswal

Chirag Jayswal
Principal Solutions Architect at Infostretch

Dhaval Patel

Dhaval Patel
Tech Lead at Infostretch

Janak Soni

Janak Soni
Software Engineer at Infostretch

Norman Tsai

Norman Tsai
Math Teacher at Cupertino High School

Veronica Belmont

Veronica Belmont
Product Manager of Adobe Spark

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity

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