If your idea of a great time includes a lack of sleep, great food and the company of 175 fellow students working tirelessly to design unique software solutions, you came to the right place.

Waterloo Hacks is a 46-hour hackathon open to University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University students of varying skill levels. Presented by Communitech and powered by Google for Developers, Waterloo Hacks is your chance to access world-class mentors, eat an endless supply of snacks, attend technical workshops and create something awesome.

Hackathon Sponsors


$7,600 in prizes

First Place (4)

Second Place (4)

Third Place (4)

Thomson Reuters


Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Liam Horne

Liam Horne

Wes Worsfold

Wes Worsfold

April Blaylock

April Blaylock

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Difficulty
  • How Complete is it?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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