HackNJIT is an annual hackathon hosted by the New Jersey Institute of Technology. This year, we're Pizza Parlour themed, so, cook up some fresh code and win some great prizes!

Hackathon Sponsors


$8,798 in prizes

1st Place Prize

$1500 - Provided by the NJIT Ying Wu College of Computing!

2nd Place Prize

$1000 - Provided by the NJIT Ying Wu College of Computing!

3rd Place Prize

$500 - Provided by the NJIT Ying Wu College of Computing!

Best use of Microsoft Azure

The Azure prize is awarded to the team who makes the best use of Azure during a Microsoft sponsored hackathon. The primary requirement is that your hack project includes Azure in some way.

- $1,000 USD to be donated to an approved charity of their choice to support our joint initiative – social good!
- Prioritized entry in the upcoming Imagine Cup Semi-Finals with two chances to become one of the few elite teams at our regional finals!
- Surface Go’s plus keyboards will be given to each team member!

TCS Challenge (2)

Check out the TCS Table at HackNJIT 2019 to learn more about this awesome challenge and prize!

Best use of DigitalOcean (3)

Use DigitalOcean's free hackathon credit at http://do.co/studenthackathon to build something awesome!

1st Place - $1000 credit for the team
2nd Place - $600 credit for the team
3rd Place - $400 credit for the team

Note: Places are determined by those who *opt in* to this prize, *not* the overall event.

Best use of Pizza Parlour Theme

Make an awesome hack related to our theme? Get a $50 Microcenter gift card!

Best UiPath Automation Hack

Build an automation hack using UiPath! Each winning team member will receive a UiPath/MLH Branded Backpack and an opportunity to interview for a UiPath Internship in 2020 with high recommendation!

Best Domain Registered with Domain.com

Domain.com provides all the domain services you need from registration to hosting to SSL certificates and beyond. Each hacker will receive a FREE domain name and year of domain privacy from Domain.com for their project this weekend!

Best use of Google Cloud

Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here: g.co/cloud. Each winning team member will receive a Google Home Mini.

Best use of Twilio

Create a hack using Twilio's powerful communications API. Do things like send SMS messages, phone calls, email, and much more in your project. The team that has the best use of Twilio will win a $50 Amazon gift card per team member.

Best use of MongoDB Atlas

Branded MongoDB AirCharge Plus

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Noah Cantor

Noah Cantor
Engineer in Residence, Facebook + NJIT

Connor Watson

Connor Watson
Professor + President of Graduate Data Science Club, NJIT

Chang Yaramothu, Ph.D

Chang Yaramothu, Ph.D
CTO, OculoMotor, an NJIT/VentureLink Company

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Be creative! Make something cool!
  • Innovation
    Do something no one has done before or build on a novel concept!
  • Functionality
    How well does it work?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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