GeauxHack will be the first 24 hour MLH hackathon at LSU. Students are encouraged to come with enthusiasm, ideas, and enough energy to collaborate and create a product overnight.
The idea of hackathon at LSU was first floated around by a disgruntled student that attended one of the many fantastic hackathons available in the north and west. He later could not find any near Baton Rouge. A group of undergraduates, who all share the same sentiments as the disgruntled student, got together to plan a hackathon at LSU; "GeauxHack" was born. With the support of LSU STEM Talent Expansion Program, and other possible sponsors, we are hoping ot make GeauxHack Happen.
$1,000 in prizes
1st Place Overall
$500 Check and Dell tablet for all team members
2nd Place Overall
Best Leap Motion Hack
Leap Motion controllers for the team with the best hack using Leap Motion.
Best use of Ziggeo API
iPad mini for the hack that most creatively use Ziggeo API.
Best use of SendGrid API (2)
4 Parrot Mini drones
Best use of Paypal API
10188 Piece Death Star Lego
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
- Only hackers who are students at the time of the hackathon or who have graduated within the current school year may compete in Major League Hacking sanctioned events.
- Each team can have up to 5 people
- All paticipants must submit their project before 11:59AM on August 31st.
- The project can be on any platform or use any tools paticipants would like.
How to enter
Apply for GeauxHack at our website here! Everyone who registered is accepted for the event! We hope to see you here on the 30th!
How original and creative, or is the project novel
Is the app solve a problem we face everyday? Would you use this project? Is it practical?
Was the hack technically very difficult? Or there is alot technically challenge to overcome.