Toronto's Largest Summer Hackathon is Back.

Get ready to be part of Toronto's largest summer hackathon. On August 23-25, join us and 400 other amazing hackers at Bahen Centre for Information Technology to brainstorm, develop and demo mind-blowing projects made within 36 hours! We will be bringing you the hottest event to dive into splashing ideas, chill with the brightest tech minds of Toronto, and connect with top companies from across North America.  

Come code, learn, network, grab a bite, and end your summer the best way possible — at Hack the 6ix!

For general questions or email us at hello@hackthe6ix.com.

*Disclaimer: By attending this event, you, the participant, give full release and creative use of all pictures and videos taken by Hack The 6ix throughout the duration of the event to Hack The 6ix. You accept and acknowledge that all media may be posted via social media and public channels.*

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Eligibility

Hack the 6ix is open to individuals invited by the organizers to participate as a result of the invitation or selection process after submitting an application at https://hackthe6ix.com/apply. Participation in the Hackathon constitutes Participant’s full and unconditional agreement and acceptance of these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”). The term “you” refers to you, the “Participant”. Failure to abide by the regulations outlined or the associated rules may render the participant ineligible to participate or win “prizes”.

Requirements

Entries are considered if and only if submitted via Devpost before the announced closing time. 

JUDGING CRITERIA

TECHNICAL COMPLEXITY (25% Weighting)
Technical complexity (e.g. number of API uses, depth of API use) and other incorporated technologies/hardware. 

 

DESIGN (25% Weighting)
User experience, intuitiveness, ease of use, and generally how good the submitted project looks.

 

BUSINESS PRACTICALITY (25% Weighting)
The project’s real business applications (e.g. can the proof-of-concept be expanded to create a real, marketable product to consumers).

 

CREATIVITY (25% Weighting)
How unique and original the submitted project is.

Judges

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Clea Huynh
Intact Insurance / Intact Assurance

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Frank Jiang
Intact Insurance / Intact Assurance

No avatar 100

Shishir Venkatesh
Intact Insurance / Intact Assurance

No avatar 100

Cassie Siljander
Microsoft

No avatar 100

Ehsan Eskandari
Microsoft

No avatar 100

Ashraf Ghonaim
Microsoft

No avatar 100

Vivek Patel
Microsoft

No avatar 100

Jack Lee
Microsoft

No avatar 100

Nilesh Shah
Microsoft

No avatar 100

Vishal Pawar
Microsoft

No avatar 100

Mike Apted
Amazon Web Services

No avatar 100

Diego Magalhães
Amazon Web Services

No avatar 100

Matt MacLean
Amazon Web Services

No avatar 100

Hamidhasan Ahmed
Amazon Web Services

No avatar 100

Rudolf Potucek
Amazon Web Services

No avatar 100

Nam Chu Hoai
C Labs

No avatar 100

John White
Vena Solutions

No avatar 100

Sheri Soliman
Vena Solutions

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
    Technical complexity (e.g. number of API uses, depth of API use) and other incorporated technologies/hardware (25% weighting).
  • Design
    User experience, intuitiveness, ease of use, and generally how good the submitted project looks (25% weighting).
  • Business Practicality
    The project’s real business applications (e.g. can the proof-of-concept be expanded to create a real, marketable product to consumers) (25% weighting).
  • Creativity
    How unique and original the submitted project is (25% weighting).