The fourth annual hackathon at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY

HackRPI 2017 is the fourth intercollegiate hackathon series hosted at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, completely organized and run by RPI students. We will be hosting 500 hackers from the Northeast and beyond for 24 hours.  Students begin working on their hacks on Saturday at 12:00pm and have until Sunday afternoon to complete their hack. All final submissions must be made here, on DevPost, before the end of hacking at 12:00pm on Sunday November 11.

For the event schedule and further details, see

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 Individuals (over 18 years of age); Teams; 


HackRPI Team

HackRPI Team

Judging Criteria

  • Best Game Hack
  • Best Hardware Hack
  • Best Mobile/Web Hack
  • Best RPI Related Hack
  • Best Security Hack
  • Best UI/UX Design Hack