UTSA's Second Annual Hackathon!

It’s official! Come join us at RowdyHacks as we build apps, games, and any other neat projects in 24 hours. Whether you’re a seasoned hacker or new to the hackathon community, we’ve got your back through the whole hacking experience.

If you aren’t familiar, a hackathon is where you turn your crazy ideas into real projects. Plenty of your fellow peers gather to build something they’re passionate about so get involved in making incredible things.

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$608 in prizes

1st Place Team

Pictek 104 Keys Anti-ghosting Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Blue Switch for each member of the first place team (up to four).

2nd Place Team

Echo Dot (2nd Generation) for each member of the second place team (up to four).

3rd Place Team

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Kit for each member of the third place team (up to four).

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


UTSA students are eligible to come and partake in the fun!


  • All code must be written at the event or must be open source.
  • Devpost submissions are due at 11:30 AM sharp.


Jason Scarlett

Jason Scarlett
Head of Enterprise Architecture & Strategy at CPS Energy

Kevin Baldor

Kevin Baldor
Principal Engineer at Southwest Research Institute

Phil Westhart

Phil Westhart
Research Enginee at Southwest Research Institute

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
    How difficult was this project? Were learning curves overcome?
  • Originality
    Is the project unique, interesting, and original?
  • Usefulness
    Does this project solve a problem or impact a large amount of people?
  • Polish
    Was significant progress made on this project? Is it complete?