MakeSPP virtually brings together over 500 innovative young minds for a three-day hackathon and technology conference.
(All times in EST)
|Opening Ceremony||5 PM|
|Platforms & Schedule Overview||5:15 PM|
|Hestia Academy Keynote||5:25 PM|
|Team Formation||5:55 PM|
|Workshop: Intro to HTML/CSS||8 PM|
|Game: Skribbl.io||8 PM|
|Morning Message||9 AM|
|Workshop: Intro to Python||10 AM|
|Workshop: Build an echoAR App||10:30 AM|
|Game: Among Us||11 AM|
|Panel: Entrepreneurship||3 PM|
|Game: Makey Makeoff||3 PM|
|Workshop: Machine Learning||4 PM|
|Panel: Future of E-Learning||5 PM|
|MLH Activity: Capture the Flag||6 PM|
|Game: Minecraft Build Battles||7 PM|
MLH Activity: Painting with Bob Ross
|Workshop: Pitching Your Product||12 PM|
|Submissions Due||2 PM|
|Game: Codenames||2 PM|
|Game: Minecraft Village Defense||3 PM|
|Winners Announced/Presentations & Closing Ceremony||5-6 PM|
$1,925 in prizes
1st Place Prize (Xbox Series S, Bugsee Credits, 1Password)
Xbox Series S
$250 Bugsee Credits
6 Months of Premium 1Password
2nd Place Prize (AirPods)
3rd Place Price (MX Master Mouse)
Environment Track (RocketBook)
Education Track (House of Marley Speaker)
MLH Google Cloud Track (Google Home Mini)
If your project is COVID-19 related, you can also win up to $5000 in Google Cloud Credits.
MLH Domain Track (MLH Backpack)
MLH Hardware Hack Track (Grove Beginner Kit & Arduino Uno R3)
DigiKey (hackp.ac/digi-key) will be providing a Grove Beginner Kit & Arduino Uno R3 for the best hardware hack!
echoAR Track ($50 Amazon Gift Card)
Beginner Prize ($25 Amazon Gift Card)
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
This hackathon is open to all Middle/High School students across the globe.
Teams are limited to 4 individuals.
CROSS-POSTING IS NOT ALLOWED.
All submitted projects must state "This project was created for MakeSPP 2020" at the beginning of their video.
Database Engineer, Google (SPP '10)
Director of Product, Women's Tennis Association (SPP '08)
Software Engineer (SPP '14)
Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
Venture Partners, Romulus Capital
Project Design (1-10)
Is the project polished and well-thought through?
Is the project idea original and unique?
Technical Accomplishment (1-10)
How complex is the design and scope of the project, and are there errors that hinder its potential?
What problem does this project solve? Does it make a difference?
Connection to Chosen Track (if applicable) (1-10)
Optional tracks are listed under prizes and on the website.