Come join TribeHacks for 32 hours of fun the weekend of April 1st - 3rd! Teams will start hacking Friday evening after the Opening Ceremony and continue working until Sunday morning at 9 AM. All submissions MUST be made here on Devpost. Videos are optional.

We have 26 sponsors, $3000+ in prizes, drones, Raspberry PIs, Arduinos, and travel reimbursement! Our sponsor prizes include awards in geolocation and natural language processing.


Participants: College Students

Teams: Up to four students per team

Hackathon Sponsors


$3,500 in prizes

tribeHacks: 1st Place

Team will win $1000, tablets, and medals.

tribeHacks: 2nd Place

Team will win $500 and medals.

tribeHacks: Best Drone Project

Team will win $500 for best use of drones.

The AidData “Skytruthiness” Challenge

Team will win $500. Details for the challenge can be found at the following github repo:

Logapps: NLP Prize

Team will win $500 and chance to connect with Logapps. Details for the challenge can be found at the following github repo: Best Domain Name

Swag bags with Sparkfun Redbords.

Github: Best Developer Tool

Winners receive Octocat Statue.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Karen Jackson

Karen Jackson
Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia

Wouter Deconinck

Wouter Deconinck
Hardware Expert, Assistant Professor of Physics

Kevin Barbour and Meade Nelsen

Kevin Barbour and Meade Nelsen
STR Software

Daniel Burke

Daniel Burke
Mobile Expert, Dominion Enterprises



Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
  • Impressiveness
  • Usefulness/Practicality
  • Business Potential

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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