We have compiled a list for you guys of various hackathons and competitions that you may be interested in, courtesy of the Career Centre.
Communitech Code to Win
Code to Win is a national competition for students to showcase their coding skills. The top students from across Canada will be accepted to the finals in January 2020 where they will have a chance to win $5,000, network with sponsor companies, and explore the Waterloo Region tech community. If you’re a student who loves computer science, programming or engineering, this is a challenge for you! The competition is open from September 9 to October 31.
Microsoft Azure AI Hackathon
Goal: Build or update functioning software that uses Azure Machine Learning and/or Azure Cognitive services
Prizes: $23,000 including cash and exposure
Deadline: September 10, 2019
PyTorch Virtual Summer Hack
Goal: Build a creative and well-implemented solution using PyTorch that can create a positive impact on businesses or people. The solution can be a machine learning model, an application, or a creative project such as art or music built with PyTorch
Prizes: $61,000 in cash + prizes, plus a call with the PyTorch team!
Deadline: September 16, 2019
2019 Developer Circles Community Challenge
Goal: Build (or update) software that falls into any of the three categories and incorporates at least one of the following Facebook Developer products: Spark AR, React360, HTML5 Games
Categories: for this challenge include: Gaming and Entertainment, Productivity and Utility, and Social Good
Prizes: Over $160,000 in cash prizes, including a $25,000 grand prize
Deadline: September 20, 2019
Kin Crypto Challenge
Goal: Build or integrate your app with at least one social feature using the Kin SDK and allow user-to-user earning and spending of Kin
Prizes: $75,000 in cash prizes + a chance to earn Kin
Deadline: October 14, 2019
Twitch Dev Jam 2019
Goal: Build game-matched Twitch Extensions that bring more game content, better functionality, and tailored interactivity to some of our favorite games
Prizes: Over $60,000 in cash prizes
Deadline: October 22, 2019