Snowday '17 is a 12 hour hackathon hosted by Project Cipher. Hackathons provide a venue for self-expression and creativity through technology. You will come together, form teams around a problem or idea, and collaboratively code a unique solution from scratch. Don't worry if this is your first hackathons, Snowday is built for beginners and the experienced, they'll be mentors and workshops to help you get hacking. Snowday is your opportunity to learn some cool shit, make some dope friends, and win some awesome prizes. 

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$1,760 in prizes

Top Hack w/o Mentor

Amazon Echo Dot + LIFX Smart Light Bulbs

Top Hack w/ Mentor

Google Home Mini + Chromecast

Runner Up w/o Mentor

Status Audio Studio Monitors

Runner Up w/ Mentor

Makey Makey Set

Economic Development Prize

$50 to each Member

Secret Humour Prize

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Jevin Sidhu

Jevin Sidhu
Co-founder of Project Cipher

Vaibhav Yadaram

Vaibhav Yadaram
Co-founder of Project Cipher

Udit Desai

Udit Desai
Co-founder of Project Cipher

Brian Nguyen

Brian Nguyen
Co-founder of Project Cipher

Judging Criteria

  • Top Hack w/o Mentor
    Overall Best Idea in Innovation and Viability
  • Top Hack w/ Mentor
    Overall Best Idea in Innovation and Viability with the assistance of a Mentor
  • Economic Development
    A project that took advantage of economic development's tech!
  • Humour
    How many "LOL"s can you get out of the judges?

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