Stevenson High School’s first Hackathon, a collaborative, 24-hour coding marathon that will take place March 2-3. Make a game, app, website, or out-of-the-box idea in just one weekend!


shsHacks is Stevenson High School’s first ever Hackathon, a collaborative, 24-hour coding marathon that will take place March 2-3. Get ready to make the best game, app, or website of your life so far in just one weekend.

Never coded before? Just started? New to hands-on project development? No problem! shsHacks is for any and all students who are interested in inventing, designing, and bringing their creations to life, from beginners to seasoned developers.

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$9,845 in prizes

(Quantity: 5)34CB99-W 34" Class (34" Diagonal) 21:9 UltraWide® WQHD IPS Curved LED Monitor with USB Type-C )

1st Place-The 3440 X 1440 curved UltraWide QHD IPS display offers amazingly sharp picture quality. Its pixel area is about 1.8 times larger than a Full HD 21:9 monitor, and about 2.4 times larger than a Full HD 16:9 monitor. This UltraWide is ideal for photographers, producers and other creative professionals who need more room for big ideas.

(Quantity: 5) Altec Lansing - Baby Boom Portable Bluetooth Speaker (3 Black 2 Blue)

Best UX- Get the party started anywhere you go with this Altec Lansing Baby Boom portable speaker. It has a range of 30 feet when connected to an electronic device via Bluetooth, and its dual 1-inch neodymium drivers produce superior sound. This water-resistant Altec Lansing Baby Boom portable speaker works for up to 6 hours on a single charge.

(Quantity: 5) PICTEK Gaming Mouse Wired

3rd Place -8 Programmable Buttons, Chroma RGB Backlit, 7200 DPI Adjustable, Comfortable Grip Ergonomic Optical PC Computer Gaming Mice with Fire Button, Black (Upgraded Version)

(Quantity: 5) Razer Sphex V2

3rd Place: Ultra-Thin Form Factor - Optimized Gaming Surface - Polycarbonate Finish - Gaming Mouse Mat

Redragon K552-BA Gaming Keyboard and Mouse

Mario Kart Tournament Winner -
Mouse Pad Combo 87 Keys LED Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Blue Switches Gaming Mouse Mouse Pad for Windows PC Games – Keyboard Mouse Pad Set

Rii RK100+ Multiple Color Rainbow LED Backlit Large Size USB Wired Mechanical Feeling Multimedia Gaming Keyboard

Spirit Award:

Backlighting on keyboard,please note that the backlit can not support the Mac os and Linux OS system.
Professional Mechanical feeling backlit gaming keyboard for gaming and office ,not the real mechanical keyboard,,but it worth more.
Support Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP.PC Laptop Pad Google Android TV Box HTPC IPTV Smart TV Mac IOS Raspberry Pi all version
Standard 104 Keys,Five-LED mixed color on the button,you can press the backlit button to light up.the keyboard.Size:17.1 x 5.3 x 0.9 in.
Automatically enter sleeping mode 10 minutes without operation and backlights off, any key press will awaken and backlights on.

Patagonia Coats/Jackets, Ogio Backpacks, Amazon Gift Cards

2nd Place Prize (1 of each for each team member)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


High school students with high school I.D.s and a chaperone from their school. 

Recommended: Team size <=5


Submit all the source code used in your project along with helpful comments/explanations if possible

How to enter

Register through the website Registrations are now closed for 2019, but registered participants should also register through DevPost in order to submit their projects.


Dr. James Wiczer

Dr. James Wiczer
CEO/Sensor Synergy

David Westfall

David Westfall
VP of Innovation/Alight

Curtis Weatherford

Curtis Weatherford
Motorola Threat Management

Dr. Sugata Banerji

Dr. Sugata Banerji
CS Faculty/Lake Forest College

Judging Criteria

  • Judge's Rubric
    Will be provided to the judges and participants on site