For hackers by hackers

hack[NAU] by North American University

Our mission is to inspire students to build things they have always dreamed of by feared of failure. At hack[NAU] there is no failure, only buggy code. 



10:00AM - Checkin Begins - Entrance

12:00PM - Opening Ceremony - Main Area

01:00PM - Coding Starts - Find a Team Workshop - Main Area

02:00PM - Microsoft Workshop - Conference Room

04:00PM - CTF Starts - Room 404

05:00PM - Pitch a Product Workshop - Conference Room

07:00PM - Dinner - Main Area

08:00PM - Cupstacking - Game Area

10:00PM - Ping Pong Competition - Game Area

12:00AM - Midnight Snacks - Game - Main Area

10:00AM - Devpost Opens - Breakfast - Main Area

12:00PM - Coding Ends - Demos Start - Main Area

01:00PM - Closing Ceremony - Main Area

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$1,385 in prizes

1st Place (4)

MLH Medal + Dell 24" Screen

2nd Place (4)

MLH Medal + HP Sprocket

3rd Place (4)

MLH Medal + Amazon Echo Dot


Raspberry Pi 3

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

Qualcomm DragonBoard 410c + power source

Best Use of Amazon Web Services

Best Use of AWS Description: $250 AWS Credit

Best Domain Name from

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Any college student or college graduate who graduated less than a year ago. The event is open to all students to attend but only students who have registered, confirmed registration, and checked into the event are elligible for prizes.

The maximum amount of people in a prize elligible team is four.


Dr. Ibrahim

Nick Walsh

Nick Walsh

Michael M.Meskhi

Scotty Shaw

Scotty Shaw

Bedir Tapkan

Ahmet Hamza Emra

Ahmet Hamza Emra

Albina Frolova

Albina Frolova

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    A project must be a original idea, ideally formed at the hackathon. It must showcase the hackers unique perspective of the problem they are trying to solve or tool they are creating.
  • Presentation
    Each project must have a great pitch. Sell your project to us to earn points!
  • Creativity
    What makes your project special?
  • Technicality
    We would love to see a demo of your product including the code and frameworks used.