The Best 24-Hour Hardware Focused Hackathon

DragonHacks 2019 is the best 24-hour hardware-focused hackathon event hosted by Drexel University IEEE on Jan 6th - 7th 2019 in the Bennett S. LeBow College of Business. DragonHacks 2019 is bringing in the brightest minds of the world's best schools to spend 24 hours to create groundbreaking new products from scratch!

We will have more than enough East coast exclusive food and caffeine to energize hungry and excited hackers. With over $10,000 in prizes this year, your sleepless efforts will be rewarded!

Hacking begins at 1 PM Saturday, January 6th right after the 12 PM opening ceremony and ends at 1 PM Sunday, January 7th. You must submit your project to Devpost. In order to be eligible for prizes, you also must participate in the Sunday judging.

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  • Individuals must be 18 years old or older
  • You must be at DragonHacks to work on a project for submission
  • Teams must not exceed a group of 5 Members
  • Please show your ID at registration
  • You cannot work on your project before the event begins
  • You cannot steal another team's source code
  • The decision of judges is final for determining prizes and awards
  • Please comply with all instructions from the volunteers
  • List your universities when you submit
  • Submit your team name and/or number  


Please answer the following questions in your submission:

  • How we built it?
  • What are the challenges we ran into?
  • What are the accomplishments that we're proud of?
  • What have we learned?
  • What's next for you?
  • What was used to build your project?
  • Try it out


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Alfredo Flores
Drexel IEEE

Judging Criteria

  • Organizers' Choice Award