LyonHacks is a hackathon at William Lyon Mackenzie C.I., geared towards creativity, learning, and having as much fun as possible with the various mini-games, challenges, and social events that will take place during the hackathon! Join us for 36 hours of hacking between April 13-15th, and make sure you've registered through https://mcpt.ca/lyonhacks

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$100 in prizes

1st Place Overall

The best overall hack based on our judging criteria. The winning team will receive $10 worth of Amazon gift cards per person, for a maximum of $40 per team.

2nd Place Overall

The 2nd best overall hack based on our judging criteria. The winning team will receive $7.50 worth of Amazon gift cards per person, for a maximum of $30 per team.

3rd Place Overall

The 3rd best overall hack based on our judging criteria. The winning team will receive $5 worth of Amazon gift cards per person, for a maximum of $20 per team.

Honourable Mentions (2)

Unique and well-put-together projects that piqued our interest.

Best Gamer

Hang out in our Discord Game Sessions for a chance of winning $10 worth of Amazon gift cards!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

In order to be eligible for submission, you MUST be a William Lyon Mackenzie student who has signed up via https://mcpt.ca/lyonhacks

Please submit your project to this website before 10:00 AM, April 15th, 2021 along with an offline presentation of your choice to boost your pitch! Although a video demonstration is strongly encouraged, other types of presentations, such as a Powerpoint or a Web Page are allowed.

A big part of LyonHacks is about creativity, ideas, and learning, so even if you didn't get to create a fully working project in time, that's okay! 

Make sure that you have submitted to BOTH Devpost AND the Google Form that will be sent through the MCPT Discord server, shortly after our opening ceremony.

Note that there will be no live pitching during this event. 

Judges

Marina Semenova

Ronald You

Ben Zeng

Justin Lu

Judging Criteria

  • Pitch
    How well is your project pitch presented? (More information on pitches in Discord)
  • Design
    How clean and easy to use is your project?
  • Practicality
    How useful will this project be in real life?
  • Creativity
    How unique and interesting is your project?

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