Students from across the world come to MHacks to build amazing things, transform dreams into realities, and to meet others with the same level of passion to build their future. MHacks is for creators. Students spend 36 hours building anything they can imagine, and take breaks to interact with technology visionaries, founders, and find new mentors. They meet with the hottest, most sought-after companies in the world who vie for hackers' attention. For MHacks, students give up a weekend of partying to invest a weekend in their personal growth by learning something new, and creating solutions to problems they see in the world. 

MHacks isn't just a hackathon -- it's a community of people who have ideas and build them.


- Teams may include up to four members.

- All hacks must be built at MHacks 13 Beta by registered participants. Unregistered hackers will not be allowed to participate.


Judging will be done by both sponsors and the MHacks core team. MHacks will be choosing a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, as well as winners for the subtrack categories. Sponsors will judge those entering their categories.

Hackathon Sponsors


$73,480 in prizes

1st Place

$400 Amazon gift card

2nd Place

$300 Amazon gift card

3rd Place

$200 Amazon gift card

Wolfram Award for Top 30 Hacks (30)

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

Best Social Justice Hack

$100 Grubhub Gift Card

Best Professional Hack

$100 Grubhub Gift Card

Best Educational Hack

$100 Grubhub Gift Card

Best Social Connectivity Hack

$100 Grubhub Gift Card

Best Medical Hack

$100 Grubhub Gift Card

Best Automation Hack by Invensity

$100 Grubhub Gift Card

Best Hack that Brings the World Closer Together - Facebook

Each member will receive an Oculus Quest

Best use of Google Cloud (Google Cloud) - 1st place

Cloud Patagonia Backpack, a trophy, and a water bottle for each team member.

Best use of Google Cloud (Google Cloud) - 2nd place

Google Nest Mini for each team member

Best COVID-19 App (Google Cloud) (5)

Up to $5,000 Cloud credits and Guidance from Google Devs

Best Domain Registered with - USA ONLY provides all the domain services you need from registration to hosting to SSL certificates and beyond. Each hacker will receive a FREE domain name and year of domain privacy from for their project this weekend!

Most Creative Radar Hack - USA ONLY

Build the most creative hack using Radar's SDKs and APIs for geofencing, location search, and geocoding. Some ideas for location-aware projects include: a delivery tracker, campus building locator, and a Find my Friends clone. Winning team members will be eligible to win a Tile Sticker Smart Tracker and a chance to be featured by Radar.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


MHacks Core Team

MHacks Core Team

Judging Criteria

  • Technical ability
    Does the project demonstrate that the team challenged themselves? Did the team select and use their technologies effectively? Is the project extensible? Can more functionality be added by the team members, other developers, or even users?
  • Creativity
    Is the project aesthetically pleasing (UI)? Is the application intuitive to use (UX)?
  • Impact
    Does the project accomplish its goal well?
  • Social Good
    Does it tackle a real-world problem? Is it a valid solution to the problem? Is it scalable and sustainable? Does it improve society / solve an important world problem?
  • Presentation
    Were the presenters clear and did they communicate their idea effectively?

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