The largest environmental hackathon, hosted at Earthx 2018.

EarthxHack is a hackathon focused on social good and technology. In partnership with Earthx, we'll be working to give you access to the brightest minds in technology and sustainability.

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Prizes

$7,300 in prizes

First Prize

First prize - $3,000 split between team members.

Second Prize

Second prize - $2,000 split between team members.

Third Prize

Third prize - $1,000 split between team members.

State Farm Challenge

How might State Farm, an Insurance and Financial Services company, help reduce and improve the environmental footprint of a rapidly growing city like DFW?

Sponsored by State Farm

Southwest Airlines Challenge

Hack that most contribute to sustainability in the transportation industry.
$200 South West gift card to each member of the winning team.

Sponsored by Southwest Airlines

Intuit Challenge

Intuit’s customer support representatives do a fantastic job to address the needs of our customers. However, they get flooded with questions. Create an automated and intuitive solution using which customers can get their queries resolved without having to call the support. The solution could provide an easy way for auto escalations, proper notifications and quick resolutions.

More info at
https://tinyurl.com/y9n92rn6

Sponsored by Intuit

Vive VR Challenge

Best hack involving the use of VR and related technologies.

Sponsored by Vive

Environmental Hardware Hack

Best hardware hack that has a positive impact on our environment

Sponsored by Arrow

OEQ

The Office of Environmental Quality (OEQ) is tasked with providing a multi-faceted outreach program to get all stake-holders involved in the City’s litter issue. As technology evolves, OEQ plans to use it more frequently to improve the overall efficiency and reach of the litter education and prevention initiative.

Sponsored by The Office of Environmental Quality

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

All persons are eligble! You must be on-site and present for the hackathon to submit.

Requirements

Your submission must include a title, image, and description of at least one or two sentences. You do not have to link us to your code. You also must have all team members on your Devpost submission in the event you win a prize.

Judges

TBD

TBD

Judging Criteria

  • Social Impact
    This can be general positive impact or relationship to the environment.
  • Scalability
    Does this product work when applied outside of a hackathon setting?
  • Creativity
    How innovative is this idea, and how did you come up with it?
  • Functionality
    Does this solution solve the problem it's intended for?
  • Execution
    How well does the solution work technically?
  • Awesomeness
    You can't describe it, but you know it when you see it.