About the challenge

HackPNW is a two day highschool hackathon at Microsoft Reactor, Redmond Washington.  We encourage highschool students from around the Pacific Northwest to come and compete for fortune and glory! There will be code, There will be prizes, and most of all there will be lots of fun! Best of all it's entirely free (including food)!


What to Build

You can build anything for the hackathon, from a simple website to an app. 

What to Submit

A link to the public GitHub repo with your project, a 30-60 second demo video, and 50-400 word description of how the program works, how it automates something, and its features!

Hackathon Sponsors


$255 in prizes

Best Overall

Best Functionality

Best Design

Best Twilio Implementation

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Malavika Venkatesan

Malavika Venkatesan

Madeline Nguyen

Madeline Nguyen
Liberty Mutual

Judging Criteria

  • Design
  • Functionality
  • Overall

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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