Building Connections

HackHouston begins this Saturday, April 8, 2018 at Texas Southern University. Join the creative, innovative group of students for 24 amazing hours of hacking in Houston, Texas. We are inviting all students to come build cool gadgets, develop slick software projects, solve challenges, network, collect free swag and win big prizes. HackHouston is the place with no boundaries to how creative, passionate, and innovative you can be. Come let's Build Connections

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  • Participants who registered on
  • Students 18+ and older can participate.  
  • The entire team must be present at the event in order to submit and be judged.


Build projects with originality in mind


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Benny Vasquez

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Dr. Ulysses Dotson
Texas Southern University

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Kevin Burleigh

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    How original is the idea
  • Tech Stack
    What technologies were used to build the project
  • Usefulness
    How useful can this be used in the future to solve problems that exist
  • Polishness
    How well your team presents the project