Learn, Build, Play

LA Hacks is a weekend dedicated to you and 999 other students in Pauley Pavilion. Collaborate and build creative solutions to problems, while pushing the limits of your mind and body to make something amazing.

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Eligibility

LA Hacks focuses primarily on undergraduate and graduate students but accepts high school students and recent grads (1-2 years out) on a case-by-case basis. Dropouts who would otherwise currently be in college are cool too.

Requirements

Make sure your submission title starts with your table number in the form "T# Project Name" otherwise we won't be able to assign judges to you and you may not be considered for any of the prizes.

 

How to enter

All submissions must be made before 9am on Sunday!!! You will be allowed to hack till 10am but challenge post submissions must be made by 9am Sunday or your submission will not be valid! Please make sure of this. 

Make sure your submission title starts with your table number in the form "T# Project Name" otherwise we won't be able to assign judges to you and you may not be considered for any of the prizes.

Judges

LA Hacks Judges Panel

LA Hacks Judges Panel
lahacks.com/judges

Judging Criteria

  • Originalilty
    How unique was the idea behind the hack?
  • Technical Difficulty
    How technically challenging is the hack?
  • Implementation
    How good was the implementation?