Here are the draft prize categories for the multi-school hackathon in Chicago and the prize pool. These are the judging categories. I’ll share the judging rubric soon.

Are you a student in a Chicago area college or university school? Have you registered for the Microsoft recruiting hackathon on April 5-6th at the Illinois Institute of Technology? See the rules here. Get more information and register at http://mshackathon.eventbright.com

  

1st prize Microsoft Platform

Most likely to get downloaded Windows 8 App (Phone or Tablet)

Up to five Xbox Ones

2nd prize Microsoft platform

Most likely to get downloaded Windows 8 App (Phone or Tablet)

Up to five (5) Surfaces

1st prize any platform

Most technically challenging project showing significant progress

Up to five (5) Dell Venue Pros

Additional prizes

Peoples Choice

Up to five (5) $100 in gift cards

Learner Category

Raffles based on earning 6 or more passport stamps

Up to five (5) $50 gift cards

What to get a running start on learning some of the Microsoft technologies? Check out these useful resources: … soon …