HackRiddle is a 24 hour hackathon taking place February 9th at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University that plans to bring together over 200 students from across the nation to work on anything they set their mind to. With great sponsors, judges, mentors, and industry leaders, HackRiddle will be an innovation packed weekend for everyone in attendance!

Hackathon Sponsors


$1,565 in prizes

First Place

DJI Spark Drones

Second Place

Oculus Rifts

Third Place

Nintendo Switches

First Time Hacker Team (2)

HyperX Alloy Pro FPS Keyboards

Organizer's Choice (2)

Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones

Best Aviation Hack - Presented by Collins Aerospace

Ryze Tello Quadcopters

Best use of Google Cloud Platform

Google Home Minis for each team member

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit for each team member

Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

410C Dragonboard for each team member

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:




Judging Criteria

  • Idea
    We want to see that thought has gone into the creation of your project. Explain why your hack is applicable to a relevant problem and that it has a creative solution.
  • Technicality
    We want to see a project that uses modern technology and takes advantage of the best technology to match your problem.
  • Aviation
    Bonus points if your hack flies or is related to something that flies.
  • Quality
    Overall completeness of the project.

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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