A one-day hackathon for high school students

UIOWA High School Hackathon is a day long hackathon targeted towards high school students. This event is open to any highschool students and will be held at Liberty High School in the Iowa City, USA.

Students will form teams to work on their project (or 'hack') up to 4 members. Projects are open format, which means that you can hack on web, mobile, desktop, or hardware applications. University students will be available as mentors for the teams throughout the event for questions to make sure beginners and experts alike will have the help they need to successfully develop their project. All teams will demo their hacks at the end of the event and winners will be chosen by company mentors.

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1st Prize

4 x Elegoo EL-KIT-003 UNO Project Super Starter Kit with Tutorial for Arduino
4 x Xbox Plush Blankets

2nd Prize

4 x Xbox Plush Blankets
4 x Water Bottles

3rd Prize

4 x Xbox Plush Blankets

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


  • Participants: High School Students with Chaperones
  • Teams: (Max. of 4)
  • Countries: United States


Yusuf Sermet

Yusuf Sermet

Heather Kemp

Heather Kemp

Laurens Van Beek

Judging Criteria

  • Creativeness and Idea
  • Presentation
  • Student Progress and Initiative