Welcome to Rose Hack 2022!

Rose Hack 2022 is UCR's women-centric hackathon where students from all backgrounds are celebrated. Hundreds of participants form teams and build a project over the event's 24 hour duration. 

Rose Hack is beginner friendly and welcomes all participants to learn, develop, and hone their skills. Have you ever wanted to learn how to build something, but didn't know where to start? We will provide everything you need from swag, mentoring, and a diverse range of workshops to help you level up your hacking experience.

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Requirements

Please refer to the MLH Code of Conduct for our rules. Attendees found breaking these rules may be subject to dismissal from the event.

Everyone on your team must have been accepted in order to be eligible for prizes.

Work on a project must start no earlier than 12:00 pm PDT Saturday, January 15th.

Work on a project must end at 12:00 pm PDT on Sunday, January 16th.

Projects from past hackathons/projects cannot be reused. 

 

Please comply with all instructions from Rose Hack organizers.

Rose Hack reserves the right to disqualify any projects that do not follow competition rules.

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

1st Place

Each winning team member in the United States may choose one of the following prizes:
- Nintendo Switch
- GoPro Hero 9 Black
- Sony Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones

Each winning team member will also receive:
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro
- 1 hour Mentorship Session with the CEO/COO of Leading
- Leading Learners Expansion Packs

* Due to restrictions with international shipping, if we are unable to ship any of these prizes to international winning team members, we will work with you to pick a prize of comparable value.

2nd Place

Each winning team member may choose one of the following prizes:
- Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset
- Theragun Handheld Massage Device

Each winning team member will also receive:
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro
- 1 hour Mentorship Session with the CEO/COO of Leading
- Leading Learners Expansion Packs

* Due to restrictions with international shipping, if we are unable to ship any of these prizes to international winning team members, we will work with you to pick a prize of comparable value.

3rd Place

Each winning team member may choose one of the following prizes:
- Gaming Monitor
- Apple Watch
- Audio Technica Record Player

Each winning team member will also receive:
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro
- 1 hour Mentorship Session with the CEO/COO of Leading Learners
- Leading Learners Expansion Packs

* Due to restrictions with international shipping, if we are unable to ship any of these prizes to international winning team members, we will work with you to pick a prize of comparable value.

Best Beginner Hack

Sponsored by Bourns

Each winning team member will receive:
- AKKO Mechanical Keyboard

- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

* Due to restrictions with international shipping, if we are unable to ship any of these prizes to international winning team members, we will work with you to pick a prize of comparable value.

Best Woman Centric Hack

Sponsored by Space Force

Each winning team member will receive:
- JBL Portable Bluetooth Speaker

- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

* Due to restrictions with international shipping, if we are unable to ship any of these prizes to international winning team members, we will work with you to pick a prize of comparable value.

Best UI/UX Hack

Sponsored by Matrix

Each winning team member will receive:
- Beats Studio Buds

- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

* Due to restrictions with international shipping, if we are unable to ship any of these prizes to international winning team members, we will work with you to pick a prize of comparable value.

Best Game Hack

Sponsored by Space Force

Each winning team member will receive:
- Quadcopter

- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

* Due to restrictions with international shipping, if we are unable to ship any of these prizes to international winning team members, we will work with you to pick a prize of comparable value.

Best Sustainability Hack

Sponsored by Triad Magnetics

Each winning team member will receive:
- Click and Grow Smart Garden

- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro

* Due to restrictions with international shipping, if we are unable to ship any of these prizes to international winning team members, we will work with you to pick a prize of comparable value.

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Each winning team member will receive:
- PowerSquare Qi wireless phone charger

- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro
- 1 hour Mentorship Session with the CEO/COO of Leading Learners
- Leading Learners Expansion Packs

Best Use of Google Cloud

Each winning team member in the United States will receive:
- Google Cloud Swag Bag (beanie, pillow, journal, socks
and lanyards)

Each international winning team member will receive:
- Google branded backpack

Each winning team member will also receive:
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro
- 1 hour Mentorship Session with the CEO/COO of Leading Learners
- Leading Learners Expansion Packs

Most Creative Use of Twilio

Each winning team member will receive:
- Twilio Swag Box
- GameGo Console

- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro
- 1 hour Mentorship Session with the CEO/COO of Leading Learners
- Leading Learners Expansion Packs

Best Use of Auth0

Each winning team member will receive:
- Miir 12oz tumbler
- Rubiks Cube
- Sticker

- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro
- 1 hour Mentorship Session with the CEO/COO of Leading Learners
- Leading Learners Expansion Packs

Best Space App powered by Space Force

Each winning team member will receive:
- Wireless Bluetooth speaker

- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro
- 1 hour Mentorship Session with the CEO/COO of Leading Learners
- Leading Learners Expansion Packs

Please note: the majority of your team members must be located in the United States to qualify.

Best Hardware Hack Sponsored by Digi-Key

Each winning team member will receive:
- Grove Beginner Kit

- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|One Personal Edition
- 1-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro
- 1 hour Mentorship Session with the CEO/COO of Leading Learners
- Leading Learners Expansion Packs

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Paea Lependu

Paea Lependu
UCR Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

Mariam Salloum

Mariam Salloum
UCR Professor, Data Science

Jiasi Chen

Jiasi Chen
UCR Professor, VR

Evangelos Papalexakis

Evangelos Papalexakis
UCR Professor, Machine Learning

Craig Schroeder

Craig Schroeder
UCR Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

Yihan Sun

Yihan Sun
UCR Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

Jia Chen

Jia Chen
UCR Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

Neftali Watkinson Medina

Neftali Watkinson Medina
UCR Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

Ryan Rusich

Ryan Rusich
UCR Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

Michalis Faloutsos

Michalis Faloutsos
UCR Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

Christos Kritikos

Christos Kritikos
Professional Start Up Coach

Crystal Tong

Crystal Tong
Alumni, Former Rose Hack Director

Eric Ong

Eric Ong
Alumni

Jacob Poole

Jacob Poole
Alumni

Jack Kolb

Jack Kolb
Alumni

Carolyn Kong

Carolyn Kong
Alumni, Former Rose Hack Director

Qiwen (Nelly) Lyu

Qiwen (Nelly) Lyu
Alumni

Lennart Koopmann

Lennart Koopmann
Graylog

Judging Criteria

  • Beginner Hack
    For your hack to qualify as a Beginner Hack, Rose Hack must be the first hackathon a majority of your team has attended (ex. 3 of 4, or 2 of 3)
  • Women Centric Hack
    Your project must empower, celebrate, and/or support women in some shape or form.
  • UI/UX
    The project has a clean and easy-to-use interface built with a user in mind. Overall design and clarity will be considered.
  • Game Hack
    The project must be a playable game. Projects will generally be judged based on overall game design and implementation.
  • Sustainability Hack
    This project must inspire sustainability in some shape or form, and it should aim to create some kind of positive impact on the environment.
  • Best Domain Name from Domain.com
    Register a .tech domain name using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team.
  • Best Use of Google Cloud
    Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here: g.co/cloud.
  • Most Creative Use of Twilio
    Twilio allows you to incorporate mobile messaging, phone calls and a ton of other awesome communication features right into your hackathon project using web service APIs. Build a hack that simplifies your life using any one of Twilio’s APIs.
  • Best Space App powered by Space Force
    Try your hand at making a space-themed application! We’re looking for amazing solutions to any space-related problems you can imagine. Note: the majority of your team members must be located in the US to qualify
  • Best Use of Auth0
    Build features like social sign-in, Multi-Factor Authentication, and passwordless log-in using Auth0. Use any of the Auth0 APIs for a chance to win some exclusive swag!
  • Best Hardware Hack Sponsored by Digi-Key
    Using your preferred hardware or hardware emulator, build a hack for your chance to win a Grove Beginner Kit, with embedded Arduino Uno compatible board. Each winning team member will receive a prize!

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