IrvineHacks is the largest collegiate hackathon in Orange County, and we continue expanding and improving our event every year. Our focus? – Enhance the community around us by giving students the platform to unleash their creativity in an environment of forward thinking individuals.
For IrvineHacks 2024, we plan to unite an even more diverse and talented group of developers to build the technology of tomorrow!
IrvineHacks 2024 will be 100% in-person during the day (not overnight) from January 26th through January 28th. Free workshops, socials, food, and swag will be provided!
Submission must be linked with a git repository. The three main judging criteria of technology, quality, and purpose are outlined in the Judging Rubric [Hacker's View].
$7,480 in prizes
Meta Quest 2 - 128GB
Apple Watch SE (2023) GPS 40mm Starlight Aluminum Case with Starlight Sport Band - S/M
Best Travel Hack
Timbuk2 Parkside Laptop Backpack 2.0
Hydro Flask Stainless Steel Wide Mouth Water Bottle with Flex Cap and Double-Wall Vacuum Insulation
Best Meme Hack
Best Patient Safety Technology Hack
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation)
Topwit Hot Pot Electric with Grill, 2 in 1 Indoor Non-Stick Electric Pot and Griddle
Best Use of Google Cloud API
Google Cloud Branded Backpacks
Best Use of Melissa API or Data Sets
- $200 Amazon gift card (4x $50 gift cards)
- Exclusive Melissa swag for each team member (Melissa branded tumblers, hats, polo
shirts, and backpacks )
- 40k credits (valued at $160) to use for Melissa Lookups and Cloud APIs
- Visit Melissa office for lunch, tour, and mock interviews
Best Use of Using Publicly Available Data Set (First American)
- 4x$50 gift card
- First American swag
- First American office tour and lunch
Best Blockchain Hack (WEMADE)
Apple Airpods Pro (WEMIX Branded)
Best 3D Hack
Best Use of Peter Portal API (ICSSC)
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Hack at UCI Sponsors and Partners
Misc. Companies and Organizations
ICS Faculty and Staff
University of California, Irvine
Hack at UCI Directors and Organizers
Hack at UCI
The hack is a full-bodied, seamless unison of technologies that utilizes a comprehensive full-stack without any major bugs that hinder the project.
The hack is designed thoughtfully with regards to functionality and user experience, lessening the potential complexity of the system while allowing users of the project to fulfill its intended purpose.
The hack is a realistic solution to their chosen problem, and hackers are able to articulate and demonstrate how their solution can create a beneficial impact.