About

OwlHacks is back and will be virtual!

OwlHacks is Temple University’s annual, student-organized hackathon. First hosted in 2019, OwlHacks received great projects, turnout, and support from our sponsors and university; OwlHacks 2020 is going further.

With workshops, panels, games, swag and more, OwlHacks is a fun and educational experience for all levels of technical proficiency. From freshman to seniors, and undergrads to grads, all are welcome at OwlHacks.

Our Sponsors

Challenges

55 Submissions

$2,100 In Prizes

9 Competitions

Fun

Challenges

Best
Overall
Hack


First Place

Sphere of Incarceration
Second Place

MASTER

Best Overall
High School
Hack


First Place

Tamagotchi on Alexa
Second Place

EdHance

Best
Beginner
Hack


First Place

Local Giver
Second Place

Voice Controlled

RSM
Capture the
Flag


First Place

Peter Zheng
Luke Dependahl
Ramey Elayan
Karl Schaller
Second Place

Jacob Shin

PBF Best
Analytics/Visuals
Challenge


First Place

PBF Data Analysis
Second Place

Philly Bail Fund Analytic Tool

Best Domain
Registered with
Domain.com


First Place

giveusasafe.space

Best
Use of
Google Cloud


First Place

Vitalizer

Best Hardware
Hack Sponsored by
Digi-Key


First Place

Tamagotchi on Alexa

Draw
an
Octocat


First Place

@chayanchawra

Devpost

FAQs

Yes, hackathons are a great way to learn and grow! If you are stuck on a problem, you will be able get help from some of our mentors.

No, you can work on a project by yourself or come to our team formation event and find some teammates there.

You will need connection to the Internet, a charged device, your prepared resume in .pdf format, and whatever else needed for your project.

OwlHacks will be virtual this year. You will still be able to meet other hackers, speak to our sponsors, attend workshops, and win prizes!

OwlHacks is beginner friendly! We have workshops for you to learn new technologies.

You can network and talk to employers, hang out with friends, work on a project, attend workshops, and participate in competitions!

You are not required to work on a project, but to be eligible for a prize, you must submit and demo your project.

It is right here! We are still in the process of planning, so it may change.

You must submit a project or attend a significant number of workshops to get swag. We will have OwlHacks T-shirts and stickers, gift card raffles, and swag from sponsors.
Major League Hacking 2021 Hackathon Season