Welcome to HackNJIT 2022, NJIT's Yearly Hackathon and welcome back to our first year back fully in-person!
$5,418 in prizes
Prizes paid in cryptocurrency
For the "Best in Show", $1500 split across the team!
For the "2nd Place Runner Up", $1000 split across the team!
For the "3rd Place Runner Up", $500 split across the team!
Best Camping Themed Hack
Welcome to Camp! $150 headphones for each member for the team!
Best Freshman Hack
A team of 50% or more freshman! The winning team will win a Switch Lite for each member of the team.
Best Use of Verbwire API
"Verbwire is the Universal NFT API. No prior blockchain experience is needed, to use the Verbwire API. A developer can leverage the Verbwire API and in very little time start building NFT-based applications on multiple blockchains. We connect to 14 blockchains, including 7 mainnets and 7 testnets."
Most innovative product: $300 total - 2 prizes of $150 each
(2 ) Simple and Impactful: $200 total - 2 prizes of $100 each
(3) Honorable mention: $500 total prize pool. $25 per team, distributed across 20 teams that submit projects using our API. The teams here would not have been awarded prizes in any other categories. If more than 20 teams qualify, we will pick the top 20 teams.
1. The project should mention the use of the Verbwire API on their submission page
2. The source code should be in a public repository on github with instructions
3. If possible, the submission should include a short youtube (preferred) or powerpoint presentation on the submission page
Best Use of DeSo
$100 worth of $DESO coin, an exclusive DeSo Tumbler, and a YubiKey!
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Register a .Tech domain name using Domain.com during the weekend for your chance to win a Domain.com branded backpack for you and each member of your team! Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. The more creative the domain the better!
Best Use of CockroachDB
Build your hackathon project on CockroachDB's open source and indestructible SQL database. Utilize CockroachDB in your hack for a chance to win a 3D printing pen for you and each of your team members. What's more, if you submit a verified project and are a US resident, we'll be sending you a free CockroachDB T-shirt while supplies last!
Best Use of Velo by Wix
Best Accessibility Hack sponsored by Fidelity
At Fidelity, accessibility is viewed as a major key to the success of their business, which is why they are challenging you to come up with innovative ways to make tech more accessible! We want you to use your hacking skills to find and build solutions that put opportunities and resources within reach to all communities. The team with the best accessibility hack will win a Fidelity branded wireless charger for each team member!
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
ACM Alumnus and Software Engineer at Justworks
ACM Alumna and Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase
CS490 Professor, ACM Alumnus and Software Engineer
ACM 2022 Eboard
Association for Computing Machinery, NJIT Student Chapter