About the challenge

We are excited to announce Supernova Hackathon, an all female hackathon open to middle school and high school students in the Bay Area! The hackathon is on May 27th at Fremont High School, Sunnyvale. No previous coding experience required.

Students will get 12 hours to create apps, games, websites, or anything with the power of code for the chance to win many exciting prizes and swag! Our hackathon is beginner friendly and there will be speaker series and many STEM-related workshops.    We have sign up limit due to in-person hackathon, please sign up here: tinyurl.com/supernovalhs to secure your spot now!

Check out our website: https://www.supernovahack.com and reach out to us at supernova.lhs@gmail.com for any questions!   Schedule 8:00am Event Check-in 8:30am Breakfast and Team Mingle 9:00am Hacking Begins 10:00am Keynote Motivational Speaker 1:00pm Lunch 3:00pm Python/Machine Learning Workshop 5:00pm Sleep Workshop 5:30pm Hacking Ends 6:00pm Project Presentations 7:00pm Dinner 8:30pm Winners Announced & Closing Ceremony



What to Build

Build an app, website, game, any kind of program with the usage of code. This can vary from Scratch level block coding to full scale Java programming.

What to Submit

Submit your code, along with screenshots of your project. Prepare a presentation to pitch your creation to the judges.

Hackathon Sponsors


$6,370 in prizes

Best Beginner Hack


Best UI

Hydroflasks + Wolfram Award (Worth $375 each)

Best Pitch

Hydroflasks + Wolfram Award (Worth $375 each)

Best Overall

Apple Homepods + Wolfram Award (Worth $375 each)

Judge's Award

HyperX Alloy Core RGB Gaming Keyboards + Wolfram Award (Worth $375 each)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Suchita Doshi

Suchita Doshi
Staff User Experience Engineer, Google

Bei Yei

Bei Yei
Partner Engineer Manager, Meta

Samir Rajadnya

Samir Rajadnya
Principal Architect, Microsoft

Akila Varadarajan

Akila Varadarajan
Software Engineering Manager

Judging Criteria

    Engineering skill demonstrated, quality code
    Attention to aesthetics, interaction and user interface
    Meets a customer need, potential to be a business
    Clarity of written and oral presentation
    How much we love and are excited about the idea

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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