Code a Masterpiece

Welcome to VandyHacks VI - Vanderbilt University's annual collegiate hackathon! We welcome hackers of all skill levels and backgrounds to attend our event. Our official hacker guide can be found at

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  • Participants must be enrolled in a college, university, or trade school (or have graduated within the past 12 months) and possess a student ID.
  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Team sizes are encouraged to be capped at 4 participants.
  • Participants should be excited for a fun-filled weekend!


You can have a project, mock up, slide deck, demo, anything! We want to see your hard work. We are hosting a How to Demo workshop at 9:00 am before the expo teaching you how to present your project to judges and other hackers.

If you're submitting a project for best design incorporating a VH logo, use this Google form to submit your design. 


Catie Chang

Catie Chang
Vanderbilt Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Fernanda M Eliott

Fernanda M Eliott
Data Science Institute Postdoctoral fellow

Judging Criteria

  • Presentation
  • Creativity
  • Utility
  • Technical Ability