Form a small team mixing designers, programmers, engineers, entrepreneurs, game creators or anybody with an idea or problem to solve, and build a technology driven product or service prototype in 30 hours.


  • Must have purchased a ticket at
  • Remote team members are allowed but not encouraged. All participants must purchase Hackagong tickets and you must have 50% of your team phyiscally present on the weekend.
  • All ages are welcome but participants under 16 must have a parent/guardian present or written permission.


When submitting your project for judging, we have a few small rules for you to follow:

  • You must upload 3 minute (max) screencast or product demo video to YouTube (or similar service)
  • The video must be no-frills and silent/muted representation of your project
  • You will then submit the video to your teams ChallengePost page
  • You will not be eligible for a prize if your video has not been uploaded

To be eligible for the major prize: 

  • You are required to setup a small crowdfunding campaign on the platform of your choice (eg Indigogo, Kickstarter)
  • You must submit the link to your crowdfunding campaign before the cutoff time of Sunday 5PM.

Hackathon Sponsors


$72,500 in prizes

Overall Winner Hackagong 2015

$5000 cash from WiseTech Global + web hosting + business advice & mentoring + coworking desks + flights to Melbourne

Best Overall Design

Creative Cloud Subscription + Tuts+ Subscription (12 months)

Most Creative 3D Printed Object

Me2 3D Printer

Most Innovative 3D Printed Object

Me2 3D Printer

Best use of Braintree/PayPal

$2,000 cash + Developer Survival kits: Bluetooth headphones, Backup Battery and PayPal here

Best IoT Device Hack

Raspberry Pi's + Particle Photon's + Arduino Experimenters Kits

Best Indie Game

Leap Motion's + Keyboard and Mouse Packs

Community and Social Impact

$1000 cash

The Most Elegant ALgorithm (MEAL)

$2000 cash + Raspberry Pi's + Dinner with the IMC team

Most Immersive Idea (2)

2 x Oculus Rift DK2 for the winning team

Peoples Choice

$1000 cash

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

  1. Purchase a ticket at
  2. Create an account here on DevPost
  3. Create a team here on DevPost


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Judging Criteria

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