Design. Build. Party.

Kent Hack Enough brings hackers from all over the nation together to learn something new, party hard, and create something awesome. With more than 350 highly motivated, creative, and talented participants, Kent Hack Enough is a weekend-long event where students from all areas of interest come together to make something awesome, like an app, website or hardware hack. The entire event is free for students, including food, energy drinks, and swag. In between all the coding, designing, and water pong, our sponsors are available as mentors to provide help and expertise throughout the hacking process.

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Prizes

$3,750 in prizes

1st Place Prize

This is a cash prize for the first place group. The prize money will be split between members

2nd Place Prize

This is a cash prize for the second place group. The prize money will be split between members

3rd Place Prize

This is a cash prize for the third place group. The prize money will be split between members

Best High School Hack

This is a cash prize for the best high school hack group. The prize money will be split between members

Best Game

This is a cash prize for the best game group. The prize money will be split between members

Best Beginner Hack

This is a cash prize for the best beginner hack place group. The prize money will be split between members

Best Human-Hardware (Machine/Device/Robot) Interaction Hack 1st Place

Three Raspberry Pi-4’s

Best Human-Hardware (Machine/Device/Robot) Interaction Hack 2nd Place

Three Arduinos Kits

Best use of Google Cloud

Google Home Minis for each team member

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Domain.com branded backpack for each team member.

Best use of MongoDB Atlas

Create a hack using MongoDB Atlas to host a database in the cloud! Automate the provisioning and deployment process with ease, while focusing all your efforts on your hack. Projects built using MongoDB Atlas will be eligible to win an AirCharge Plus per team member.

Best Hack for Social Good

Hack on any social good topic that you are passionate about! The winning team will receive Bose Wireless Headphones

Eligibility

Kent Hack Enough is free and open to students of all majors. If you are a high school student or a minor, please contact us for more information about how to attend. We’ll send you a waiver for your parents to sign and return before the event, and then you’ll be allowed in. If you’re traveling to Kent, please contact us for more information about travel reimbursement.

Hackers must be registered at khe.io.

Judges

Gabe Abdullah

Gabe Abdullah
Rovisys

Alfred Shaker

Alfred Shaker

Drew Guarnera

Drew Guarnera

Greg DeLozier

Greg DeLozier

Heather Guarnera

Heather Guarnera

Jong Hoon Kim

Jong Hoon Kim

Ken Liang

Ken Liang

Roberto Uribe

Roberto Uribe

Elizabeth Hutchison

Elizabeth Hutchison

Elliott Frankhouse

Elliott Frankhouse

Collin Werner

Collin Werner

Xiangxu Lin

Xiangxu Lin
ATR Lab

Saifuddin Mahmud

Saifuddin Mahmud
ATR Lab

Judging Criteria

  • 1st Place Prize
    How usable is the project? How original is the project? How technical is the project? How polished is the project? Does this project deserve 1st place?
  • 2nd Place Prize
    How usable is the project? How original is the project? How technical is the project? How polished is the project? Does this project deserve 2nd place?
  • 3rd Place Prize
    How usable is the project? How original is the project? How technical is the project? How polished is the project? Does this project deserve 3rd place?
  • Best High School Hack
    How usable is the project? How original is the project? How technical is the project? How polished is the project? Did the hackers learn anything? Does this project deserve Best High School Hack?
  • Best Game
    How usable is the project? How original is the project? How technical is the project? How polished is the project? Is the game fun? Does this project deserve Best Game?
  • Best Beginner Hack
    ow usable is the project? How original is the project? How technical is the project? How polished is the project? Did the hackers learn anything? Does this project deserve Best Beginner Hack?
  • Best Human-Hardware (Machine/Device/Robot) Interaction Hack
    1) Is it designed intuitively? 2) How usable is the project? 3) How technical is the project? 4) How polished is the project? 5) Does this project deserve 1st or 2nd place for the best Human-Hardware interaction?