Hack the 6ix organizers reserve the right to disqualify project submissions that fail to adhere to the following guidelines. Message contact@hackthe6ix.com for any clarifications.


Projects can be completed individually or in a group of at most 4 people. All team members must be registered Hack the 6ix attendees present at the event.


All code written for Hack the 6ix must be written between 11:00PM on Friday, January 15th, 2015 and 10:00AM on Sunday, January 17th, 2015 with the exception of code taken from public and open source libraries, APIs, or tutorials.


All hardware assembled for Hack the 6ix must be assembled between 11:00PM on Friday, January 15th, 2015 and 10:00AM on Sunday, January 17th, 2015, with the exception of manufactured parts that do not require soldering or assembly with a breadboard outside of the factory (such as robotic arms and 3D printed parts).


All art assets brought into Hack the 6ix for your project must be free and publicly available.


Students may bring codeless wireframes as project layouts. Hardware may be prototyped in advance for size optimizations; however the actual project presented for submission must be assembled at Hack the 6ix at the event.


The final product must be an original creation. It must not be the same as the product of a tutorial, a submission to a previous hackathon, or a personal project completed before Hack the 6ix. Attendees are trusted to ensure the originality of their projects in good faith. Hack the 6ix retains the right to inspect the source code of projects in case of dispute. All projects and intellectual property produced at Hack the 6ix belong to the attendees who produced it.