Most hackathons are about coming up with innovative new ideas. This one is about making the funniest hacks, even if they are downright dumb.

Most hackathons are about coming up with innovative new ideas and making plausible startup prototypes. This one is different. This one is about having fun and programming for the sake of programming, even if it means reinventing a less efficient wheel. This one is about making the funniest hacks, even if they are downright dumb.

 

Website: terriblehack.website

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Judging Criteria

  • Security - Darker Than Snowden’s Black Hat
    So bone-chillingly horrific, it can be exploited in more ways than Silverlight. Show us the countless ways this can be exploited and we will be content.
  • Design
    Show us your worst. Nuff said.
  • Efficiency
    Hardest possible way to do something stupidly easy. Write hello world in Python? C? Assembly? Binary? Morse code? Surprise us.
  • Dankness -- Jet fuel can’t melt dank memes
    Prove to us that your memes are so dank that not even jet fuel can melt em’. Huge bonus points for creativity and thoughtfulness.
  • Jos Louis CK -- Funniest Pitch
    The group that ensues the largest amount of hilarity during their pitch gets the Jos Louis CK award. Sorry, no Jo Louis for you though.
  • #include <organizers.h>
    Best usage of a hack involving the organizers of the event. We got da blue velocity bands on our neck, you can't miss us.
  • What a CATastrophe
    Best usage of a hack involving cats somehow.
  • Hacking HARD of HARDly hacking
    Hack HARD on a piece of hardware that Elon Musk would scoff at. In fact, if he saw this, he would probably spontaneously combust.