NOVA's first ever Hackathon!

This April, Northern Virginia Community College will be hosting its very own hackathon event, inNOVAtion! This 36 hour period will be filled with tech talks, programming, cyber security practice, food, fun and cutting edge creation. The focus of this event will be on secure coding to advocate for a more secure cyberspace and showcase the importance of cybersecurity to organizations, companies, and everyone else. Do not be intimidated, there are talks and challenges for every level of skill from beginner to advanced. This is a great opportunity to gain experience and learn about the booming computer science and information technology industries. Learn from working together with knowledgable individuals, hands-on experience, and promoting cybersecurity through secure coding.

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Prizes

TrueIA (4)

1st Place - Playstation 4
2nd Place - $25 Amazon Gift Cards
3rd Place - Clean Coder Gift Certificates

General Dynamics IT (4)

1st Place - Galaxy Tablet
2nd Place - $25 Amazon Gift Card
3rd Place - Clean Coder Gift Certificate

RPI Group (4)

1st Place - Galaxy Tablet
2nd Place - $25 Amazon Gift Card
3rd Place - Clean Coder Gift Certificate

ISC2 (4)

1st Place - Galaxy Tablet
2nd Place - $25 Amazon Gift Card
3rd Place - Clean Coder Gift Certificate

UMUC (4)

1st Place – iPod Shuffle
2nd Place - $25 Amazon Gift Card
3rd Place – Clean Coder Gift Certificate

Rapid Cycle (4)

1st Place – iPod Shuffle
2nd Place - $25 Amazon Gift Card
3rd Place – Clean Coder Gift Certificate

Davis App (4)

1st Place – iPod Shuffle
2nd Place - $25 Amazon Gift Card
3rd Place – Clean Coder Gift Certificate

Davis App 2

1st Place – iPod Shuffle
2nd Place - $25 Amazon Gift Card
3rd Place – Clean Coder Gift Certificate

GitHub Best Developer Tool Prize

Prize is GitHub OctoCat Trophy.

Best Domain Name - Domain.com

Prize is Domain.com swag bag.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

You must be of age of 18 or older.

Requirements

You must have completed the challenge.

How to enter

You must sign up with our "Register" tab on our website! 

Judges

Paula Ford

Paula Ford
NOVA Assistant Dean

Judging Criteria

  • Completed Challenge
    They must complete the challenge.
  • Uniqueness
    How unique is the app compared to other apps similar to it.
  • Design
    Is the design appealing and well coordinated
  • Functionality
    Do all of the functions of the app work correctly (methods, buttons, text-boxes etc).
  • User Friendliness
    Is the application user friendly and easy to navigate through.