Technica is an all-ladies hackathon at the University of Maryland. For 24 hours, you will be immersed in everything tech so that you can explore, learn, and create awesome projects. Mentors and sponsors will be hacking alongside students to build stronger connections between the amazing ladies of our tech world.

Hackathon Sponsors


$2,750 in prizes


Best use of the VentureStorm website.

$500 cash.


Best use of public cloud technologies.

$100 AMEX gift card per person in a team up to 4 members

Booz Allen Python Challenges (3)

Top three participants of the three python challenges get a prize.

3 $50 gift cards, 6 python books

Epic Best Health Care Application prize

$100 Newegg gift card for each team member

BookHolders Best App or Program

The best app or Program as determined by BookHolders will win 1 Bitcoin per team.

Must be usable from a Web browser or mobile app.

Can use any Internet sourced data,like apis, web crawling, RSS, etc

BookHolders Innovative use of class data api or video feeds prize

Classdata api has all the class, section, professor information, for umcp, tu, jhu, hu.

Video feeds via HTML canvas or Web socket, real-time cameras showing Towson & College Park.

Free RPI/Teensy/Spark Core for each team member.

Capital One API Prize

The Capital One API can be located at We will be judging based on the best use. The prize is one $150 Amazon gift card per team member.

Most inventive use of AWS

1tb hard drives

Punniest use of

Sparkfun Redboards and Swag bags

MLH Prize for the boldest hack that didn't quite finish

Dell venue 10

JP Morgan Chase Prize

Prize TBA

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:




Judging Criteria

  • TBA
    Technica is a non-competitive event. Criteria for prizes offered by companies is up to each individual company.

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