Tri-Valley Hacks is the only hackathon in the Bay Area that challenges high-schoolers to create an innovative project idea and pitch it to compete for cash prizes. In under 24 hours, you'll learn about a variety of CS topics, compete, and have fun with friends, all in a completely free event!
You can focus on your project without having to worry about going hungry! Competitors will have access to complimentary snacks and meals throughout the event, with variety of options will be available to ensure everyone gets something they enjoy.
A gaming room will be available for competitors to relax and enjoy themselves. We will have a variety of consoles and games, so everyone will find something to their liking!
A variety of different fun competitions, such as a Pickleball or Rocket League tournament, with prizes will take place throughout the hackathon. With prizes up to $500 for winning these competitive tournaments, everyone will be vying for the prize!
Participants at Tri-Valley Hacks have the chance to win substantial prizes! The top three teams will be awarded cash prizes to acknowledge their hard work and innovative ideas. Our competitions and workshops will also have their own prizes, so be on the lookout. Whether you're a seasoned hackathon veteran or a newcomer to the scene, everyone has a place at Tri-Valley Hacks. Bring your A-game and you may just walk away with an enormous prize!
Assistant Professor, Duke University
Associate Teaching Professor, UCSC
Founding Member of Yahoo!
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSC
CIO, Boeing Autonomous Maritime
UCSC Department Chair for Statistics/Mathematics
Adjunct Professor, USF
Senior Software Engineer, DoorDash
We are thrilled to report that the Tri-Valley Hacks 2023 was a resounding success! With over 200 participants and 50 groups, each and every one of our participants left having learnt a new skill, relating to academics, social, or anything in between. Our sincerest gratitude goes out to each of our participants, sponsors, mentors, and judges who played an integral role in creating a thriving space of creativity, innovation, and learning for 24 hours.
The exceptional talent and unyielding dedication of our participants have once again proven the transformative power of coding and technology. Each project displayed was a testament to the countless hours of hard work, the passion for learning and a steadfast commitment to innovation that our community possesses. The groundbreaking ideas you brought to the table are a reflection of your limitless potential.
A portfolio of all of the individual projects are viewable below.
None of this would have been possible without the incredible support of our sponsors, both personal and corporate. Their generous contributions not only helped bring this event to life, but also gave our participants the resources they needed to excel. They have played a pivotal role in inspiring and nurturing the next generation of technology leaders, and for that, we cannot thank them enough.
To our mentors, your patience, knowledge, and dedication have made a significant difference in the experiences of our participants. The guidance you've provided has instilled confidence, fostered growth, and left a lasting impact on the many budding developers who attended the event. You've illuminated the path for them, and your contributions are immeasurable.
And lastly, we extend our profound gratitude to our esteemed judges. Your expertise and fair judgment have been crucial in recognizing and rewarding the most promising and innovative ideas. Your critical insights and feedback have shaped the future learning journey for our participants. Many of them even went as far as to help us with funding and logistics of the event, so thank you.
TVH 2023 was not just a coding event; it was a community, a celebration of shared passions, and a spark for the future of technology. The success of this event reflects the strength and spirit of the Tri-Valley Hacks community, and we are incredibly proud to be a part of it.
Looking forward, we are excited about what the future holds for Tri-Valley Hacks. Each year, we continue to grow and learn from each other, and we cannot wait to see where this journey takes us. We hope that the lessons learned, the friendships made, and the passions ignited at TVH 2023 will inspire everyone to continue innovating and, as our T-shirt says, become the coders of tomorrow's freedom.
Thank you for being a part of this fantastic journey, and we look forward to seeing you all at Tri-Valley Hacks 2024!
The Tri-Valley Hacks Team
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