HackNC Live Schedule Tracks/Prizes Resources


There are 2 HackNC tracks: (1) General and (2) Beginner. Each track has a 1st place prize, runner-up prize, UX hack prize, mobile hack prize, and game hack prize.

General and Beginner Track Prizes

First Place

Apple AirPods (2nd Generation)


Amazon Echo Dot (5th Generation)

Best UX Hack

Drawing Tablet HUION Inspiroy H640P Graphics Tablet with Battery-Free Stylus

Best Game hack

Logitech G413 TKL SE Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Best Mobile Hack

Tile Mate 2-Pack. Bluetooth Tracker

Costume Contest

First Place

HackNC will have a costume contest, where we will award HackNC Crewnecks to the two best costumes! Submit a picture of your costume this year to the Discord (#costume-contest) to be considered.

Sponsor Prizes

Best Hack to Support Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Presented by CapTech
Win a CapTech sling bag filled with CapTech swag for the best hack to support DIB!

Best Use of Zilliz

Presented by Zilliz
Zilliz Swag Packs

Best Junior Hackers

Presented by Infosys
Winners of this award must be in their Junior Year (graduating between Dec 2024 and May 2025) to qualify. Guaranteed Final Round Interview with Infosys╩╝ #1 ranked InStep Internship!

Best Infosys Hack

Presented by Infosys
Infosys InStep Goodie Bag, including Amazon Fire Stick

Best Cybersecurity Hack

Presented by Cisco
JBL Flip 5 with Hardshell Case

Best Communications & Community Hack

Presented by Bandwidth
Bandwidth Swag Bag including an Amazon Gift Card!

Best Farming Simulator

Presented by John Deere
John Deere Lego Kits

Patient Safety Technology Challenge

Presented by Pittsburgh Patient Safety
$100 Amazon gift cards