MVHacks is a high school hackathon organized by Mountain View High School students. Both first
time and more experienced programmers will be gathered together to code, learn, and have fun!


7:15 AM Check In & Breakfast
8:00 AM Opening Ceremony
8:30 AM Begin Hacking & Team Mixer
12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Continue Hacking
3:00 PM Make School Workshop: Landing Your First Tech Internship
6:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Finalize Projects
8:30 PM End Hacking & Project Submission
9:00 PM Begin Judging
10:00 PM Awards & Closing Ceremony

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$2,985 in prizes

First Place

DJI Tello for all team members

Second Place

Google Home Mini for all team members

Third Place

USB power banks for all team members

Top 5 Teams (5)

One year subscription to Wolfram | One Personal Edition and Wolfram Alpha Pro for all team members

Best .tech Domain

$100 gift card for all team members

Best Beginner Hack

Tile for all team members

Most Creative Hack

Chromecast for all team members

Best UI

Dragon Touch Underwater Camera for all team members

Organizer's Choice

Wireless earbuds for all team members

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

Sign-ups have closed. You may come during check-in, but we do not guarantee admission.


Dr. Vladimir Bacvanski

Dr. Vladimir Bacvanski

Dr. Catherine Fang

Dr. Catherine Fang

Judging Criteria

  • Usefulness
    Does the project solve a real world problem? Worth up to 10 points.
  • Originality/Creativity
    Worth up to 10 points.
  • Presentation/Communication
    Based on the presentation. Worth up to 5 points.
  • Complexity/Difficulty
    How much effort/work/design was needed to develop the project? Worth up to 10 points.
  • UI/UX
    Worth up to 5 points.
  • Progress/Functionality
    How much of the project is actually functional and ready for use? Worth up to 10 points.

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