DubHacks is a 24-hour collegiate hackathon held at the University of Washington, Seattle promoting diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We bring together and inspire students of all backgrounds to develop creative tools that solve society's biggest issues.

We believe in empowering and enriching humanity.

We connect people and new perspectives to promote inclusion, diversity, and accessibility.

We build solutions for problems worth solving, together.

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Data Track

Data is being generated faster than ever with every click, tap, and swipe on your screen. This track focuses on finding ways to understand and utilize this data to inform and empower others.

Accessibility Track

Modern technology can help us identify and address issues of inequality and accessibility within our local communities. In choosing this track, you are working to create a more equitable and inclusive future for all.

Classic Track

Our ability to make a difference in our communities depends on our individual experiences and backgrounds. This track gives you the freedom to tackle the social good issue most important to you in whatever way you wish.

Best Use of Algolia

Winners will get Casio CA-506C-5A Calculator Watches.

Best Transportation Hack

Hosted by Lyft. Winners get Lyft credits.

Best use of Authorize.Net

Winners will receive a LS20 Gaming Headset

Best Domain Registered with Domain.com

Each winning team member will receive a Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit

Best Use of BlackRock API

A drone will be shipped directly to each member of the winning team.

Best Use of Data Visualization with Qualtrics

Each team member can pick a bike, snowboard, or longboard as a prize.

Azure Champ Prize

Entry in Imagine Cup 2019 Semi-Finals and two chances to become one of the few elite teams at our regional finals, Xbox one X.

Best Use of Google Cloud Platform (2)

Winners will receive Google Home Minis (Max 4 per team)

Best IoT Hack using a Qualcomm Device

Each winning team member will receive their own DragonBoard 410C.

Best use of the Cisco Webex Teams API

Each member of the winning team will receive a power bank. Prizes will be awarded after this weekend.

Facebook Prize

All expenses paid trip to the 2018 Facebook Global Hackathon Finals in Menlo Park, California

Amazon API Prize

Each member of the winning team will receive an Amazon Echo Dot.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Christina Warren

Christina Warren

Vidya Vrat Agarwal

Vidya Vrat Agarwal

Bernd Verst

Bernd Verst

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
  • Execution and Usability
  • How well you fulfill your challenge

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