Judging Criteria and Winner Selection

  • Originality and Creativity
    Did the team do something novel, or take a fresh approach to the problem?

  • Usefulness and Feasibility
    Is the project practical? Does it solve the problem?

  • Technical Design and Complexity
    Was the technological aspect of the project hard to build? Did the team use clever techniques or implement complex components?

  • Completion and Functionality
    Is the hack usable? Does it work? Does the hack achieve what the team wanted?