ZotHacks 2019 is Hack at UCI’s second mini-hackathon geared towards beginners taking place on November 10th at Donald Bren Hall!

At this event, hackers will experience an introduction to hackathons and software development techniques. The event is free to attend and food, technical and professional workshops, and prizes will be provided! Unfortunately, due to space limitations, ZotHacks is limited to ONLY UCI students.

Hacking begins Sunday morning and ends Sunday evening. All submissions MUST be made here on Devpost.


If you applied to ZotHacks 2019, received an offer to attend, and went on to confirm that you will attend, you are eligible to attend ZotHacks 2019. If you attended and hacked at ZotHacks 2019, then you are eligible to make a submission.


Only teams comprised wholly of eligible participants that submit their hacks to this DevPost and then, go on to demo their hack at the ZotHacks 2019 expo can win prizes.

  • You must be at ZotHacks 2019 to work on a project for submission
  • You cannot work on your project before the event begins
  • You cannot steal another team's source code
  • The decision of judges is final for determining prizes and awards
  • Please comply with all instructions from ZotHacks 2019 organizers

Hackathon Sponsors


1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Hacker's Choice

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Hack at UCI Organizers

Hack at UCI Organizers

Judging Criteria

  • Technology
    How technically impressive was the hack? Was the technical problem the team tackled difficult? Did it use a particularly clever technique or did it use many different components? Did the technology involved make you go "Wow"?
  • Design
    Did the team put thought into the user experience? How well designed is the interface? For a website, this might be about how beautiful the CSS or graphics are.
  • Completion
    Does the hack work? Did the team achieve everything they wanted?
  • Learning
    Did the team try to learn something new? What kind of projects have they worked on before?

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