MenloHacks II is the second edition is the official hackathon for Menlo School in Atherton, CA. The second edition of MenloHacks is about perfection: better hacking space, better mentorship system, and even better food/drinks.
See our live website for current schedule and announcements: live.menlohacks.com.
Any high schooler who registered for MenloHacks II ahead of time and has uploaded the requisite forms is eligible to attend. The organizers may deny entry to anyone at their sole and absolute discretion.
Make your project, submit your hack to Devpost and present to our panel of judges to show off what you built. You must demo to the judges and submit on Devpost in order to be eligible for prizes.
$3,776 in prizes
MLH 1st place medal + 400 dollars in cash for the team + Wolfram Alpha Pro for each member of the team + an iBeacon for each member of the team courtesy of Onyx Beacon + Sketch Licenses for each member of the team + JetBrains IDE of your choosing for each member of the team.
MLH 2nd place medal + 200 dollars in cash for the team + Wolfram Alpha Pro for each member of the team + Sketch Licenses for each member of the team.
MLH 3rd place medal + 100 dollars in cash for the team + Wolfram Alpha Pro for each member of the team.
Best use of the Watson API sponsored by IBM
Best use of the IBM Watson API wins an Apple Watch for each member of the team.
Best Beginner Hack
$2000 scholarship to attend Make School's Summer Academy + Wolfram Alpha Pro for each member of the team. Please only opt in to this prize if a majority of your team is first time hackathon attendees.
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Domain.com Swag Bags.
Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment! Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment. Members of the winning team receive Hack Harassment Battery Packs!
Best Hardware Hack
Best hack that is centered around innovations with hardware rather than software. Winner will receive Wolfram Alpha Pro for each member of the team.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Managing General Partner, New Enterprise Associates
Is your project unique or original? Does it take an interesting or creative approach to a problem?
Is your project technically impressive? Is it more than just a few mockup designs or a landing page?
Does your project solve a problem that actually exists? Is it feasible for people to use this product in the real world?
Does your project look nice? Does it have a design interface or design?