MLH Prizes

  • Best Domain Name from Domain.com: Register a .tech, .space, or .online domain name using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. Each winning team member will receive a PowerSquare Qi Wireless Phone Charger & Domain.com Backpack.
  • Best use of Google Cloud: Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here. Each winning team member located in the US will receive a Google Cloud Swag Bag complete with a beanie, pillow, journal, socks and lanyards. International winners will receive a Google branded Parkland backpack.
  • Best Hardware Hack Sponsored by Digi-Key (2): Using your preferred hardware or hardware emulator, build a hack for your chance to win a Grove Beginner Kit, with an embedded Arduino compatible board. 1 prize for each winning team member with 2 winning teams per event!
  • Best Use of CockroachDB: Build your hackathon project on CockroachDB's open source and indestructible SQL database. Utilize CockroachDB in your hack for a chance to win a 3D printing pen for each team member. What's more, ALL projects submitted that use CockroachDB will receive a free t-shirt!

Prizes

  • (1st overall) The Everest Award: Best overall project. Each team member wins a $100 Visa gift card.
  • (2nd overall) The Matterhorn Award: 2nd best overall project. Each team member wins a $90 Patagonia gift card.
  • (3rd overall) The Olympus Award: 3rd best overall project. Each team member wins a Quadcopter drone.
  • (Best Beginner) Greenhorn Hack: Best beginner hack. Half of the team must be first time hackers. Each team member wins a $25 UberEats gift card.
  • (People's Choice) Happy Camper Hack: People's Choice award. Each team member receives a Corsair K55 Keyboard.
  • (Most Polished) 14,000 ft. Hack: Most polished and complete hack. Each team member receives an Incase backpack.
  • (Best UX/UI) Sherpa Hack: Best User Experience or User Interface hack. Each team member receives an Amazon Fire Stick.
  • (Most Unique) Strange Yak Award: Most unique hack. Each team member receives a portable hammock.

Sponsor Prizes

  • Capital One | Best Financial Hack: Each winning team member will receive a $250 Amazon gift card
  • echoAR | Best AR/VR Hack Using echoAR: Best use of echoAR. Each team member receives a $50 Amazon gift card.