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Get excited for hackswiftly II! Free prizes, Free Swag, Free fun!

On August 15-16, we are inviting high school students all around the world to participate in our second event for our global hackathon series. 

We will have engaging speakers/workshops throughout the event to keep hackers motivated about their applications as well as provide mentors to help with technical debugging. Our prizes will include services from highly esteemed tech companies as well as cash/product prizes. This event is great for any high school who wants to network with professionals and build an app to benefit their direct community. 

Check out our website for more information. 

Be sure to sign up for our event, we hope to see you there!



Any individual currently enrolled in a high school or middle school. We encourage individuals from all countries and backgrounds to apply.

Teams; Must be no greater than 4 individuals per team


All hackers should build a product of their liking that adheres to one of our prize categories and is compliant with the prompt (TBA).


Once the product is complete, we require a video presentation that demonstrates the key features of the application/solution. Please also mention:

  • What is your target audience?
  • What problem are you solving?
  • What were some challenges you faced while building and how did you overcome them?
  • What are the next steps for your application?
  • Why is your application needed in today's changing climate?

The video length must be in between 2 and 5 minutes long.

Hackathon Sponsors


$71,910 in prizes

Best AR/VR App made with EchoAR Award

$50 Amazon Gift Card, feature on EchoAR Newsletter, and EchoAR Business Tier

1st place

-Amazon gift Cards ($125 per member)
-Linode Promo Code
-One Year Wolfram Alpha Pro Subscription
-Clerky Lifetime Business Package
-$500 Bugsee Credits
-$500 DigitalOcean Credits

Second Place

-Amazon gift Cards ($75 per member)
-HyperX gaming keyboards
-One Year Wolfram Alpha Pro Subscription
-$350 in DigitalOcean credits
-Linode Promo Codes

Third Place

-Amazon gift Cards ($25 per member)
-Linode Promo Codes
-One Year Wolfram Alpha Pro Subscription
-$150 in DigitalOcean credits

Best Mobile Application

Amazon Gift Cards ($25 per member)

Best use of Digital Ocean API

-Digital Ocean T-Shirts
-$1000 in Digital Ocean Credits

Best Website

Amazon Gift Cards ($25 per member)

Most Technically Advanced Project

1Password Accounts for 6Months personal

Best Idea

$1000 Bugsee Credits for the entire team

Best UI

AOPS Coupons

For all participants

-SashiDo Credits
-Wolfram Alpha Pro
-Bugsee Credits
-Linode swag kit
-Linode promo codes

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Linus Lee

Samin Khan

Samin Khan

Mohit Bhat

Mohit Bhat

Vineeth M

Kunchanapalli Manohar

Muhammad Hasan Khan

Koren Grinshpoon

Vikas Paliwal

Maxim Kuznetsov

Maxim Kuznetsov

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    Has this product idea been implemented before? Does this product serve a new purpose?
  • Design
    Did the team put thought into graphical elements for UI? Does the application look professional and planned?
  • Technologically Advanced
    Did the team go above and beyond to implement advanced technologies? Does the application benefit from the libraries used?
  • Functionality
    From the demo video, does the app look finished? Do all of the elements in the application serve their intended purpose?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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