UB Hacking is University at Buffalo's student-run hackathon. Students from different backgrounds with any-level of experience are welcome to join us as they build fun, innovative projects over 24 hours.
$6,500 in prizes
UB Hacking First Place
The first-place team will receive a total of $1500
UB Hacking Second Place
The second-place team will recieve a total of $1000
UB Hacking Third Place
The third-place team will receive a total of $500
UB Hacking Best Freshman Hack
UB Hacking Failure to Launch Prize
Best project that doesn't actually end up working but was demoed
UB Hacking Spirit of the Hackathon Prize
Best submission that embodies what a hackathon should be
UB Hacking Best AI/ML Hack
UB Hacking Best Blockchain Hack
UB Hacking Best Hardware Hack
UB Hacking Best Web UI/UX Usability Hack
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
UB Hacking Organizers
This category is meant to recognize those projects which are unique and haven't been done before. How innovative is the project idea? Does this project offer a new solution to a problem?
This category is meant to recognize those projects which you can see as being very helpful or enjoyable to its target users. Would you use this product? Do you see how this product would be useful to others?
This category is meant to recognize those projects which showcase superior skill in development. How complex or difficult is the technical problem this project addresses?
This category recognizes those projects that are practically ready for beta testing after only 24 hours of hacking Does this product run fairly smoothly even after only 24 hours of work? Do you find it easy to use?