The hackathon of Union County Vocational-Technical Schools


Participants: High School Students (Graduating class included)


What to Create: Any project that has something to do with Computer Science. Build cool stuff that matters. 

Each team must submit one submission by 6:00pm on Monday. If a team does not submit a hack by 6:00pm, they will not be able to demo or qualify for prizes. Any submission that has been found to have been started before the start of the hackathon is subject to be disqualified, at the discretion of the HackUC organizers.

Hackathon Sponsors


1st Place

Free tickets to Six Flags + Pebble Watches + 1 Year of Github Gold

2nd Place

90 Minute Jump Sessions at Rebounderz Edison OR 4 Full day sessions to Top Gun Paintballing + Raspberry Pis + 1 Year of Github Silver

3rd Place

60 Minute Jump Sessions at Rebounderz Edison OR 4 Half-Day sessions to Top Gun Painballing + Chromecasts + 6 Months of Github Silver

Best Music Hack

Free Movie Tickets for you and a friend

Best Health Hack

$40 Gift Card to the Fast Food Restaurant of your choice

Code For Good

$40 Amazon Gift Cards

Best Use of Delta Data

$30 Gift Card to Chipotle

For use in an HTML page:
For use in a straight JSON response:

The data is the same between the 2 – it is for flight status of flight 504 of today. The main difference is that the version to be included in an HTML page is JSON data that is meant to be consumed as an included script on the page whereas the one that is a straight JSON response needs to be consumed and parsed by the consumer.

For either to work, the method to read them needs to be a GET

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Judging Criteria

  • Topic
    How unique and interesting your idea is
  • Design
    The ascetics and appeal of your project's design
  • Technical Difficulty
    How technically impressive your project is
  • Pitch
    How well you present your idea to the audience

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