HackCDM is a hackathon geared towards inspiring high school students to use software engineering and computer science to create solutions for real-world problems. This year, the theme for our 2021 competition will be creating a solution to solve the intersecting global issues of climate change and social injustice. 

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$75 in prizes

Top Projects (3)

Prizes will be in the form of digital Amazon Gift Cards distributed via email. Winners will be announced during the closing ceremony and will claim their prize then.

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Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Natalie Ramirez-Dobyns
Corona Del Mar High School Teacher

Judging Criteria

  • Efficacy
    Projects will be judged on effectiveness when it comes to addressing the issue
  • Creativity
    Projects will be judged on how creatively their solution addresses the core theme's issue.
  • Correlation with theme
    Projects will be assessed based on how well the correlated with the theme.

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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