View our Code of Conduct here.

Team Rules
● Maximum team size of 5 and minimum of 3.
● Teams are encouraged to have a mix of business, engineering, and design-oriented students. Diversity is encouraged.
● A 3 min presentation is required during judging, explaining and demonstrating the team’s application. In addition, 2 minute will be allowed for questions. One members of the team will be allowed to present.
● Teams can be determined before or during the hack.
● Teams are required to choose a name.
● Have fun and learn something new!

Project Rules

  1. Team projects can be brainstormed beforehand, but code MUST be written at the event only. Code cannot be brought in from outside the event. Cheating of any kind will not be tolerated. The project must contain a README within the repository that describes the project.
  2. 3 min presentation is required during judging, explaining and demonstrating the team’s application. In addition, 1 minute will be allowed for questions.
  3. All projects must be submitted to our Bison Hacks DevPost (bisonhacks2020.devpost.com) by March 20, 2021 at 1:00 PM.

  Projects must not contain any advertisement or solicitation. Projects must not contain anything that is or may be construed as:

  • Threatening, harassing, degrading or hateful.
  • Defamatory
  • Fraudulent or tortious
  • Obscene, indecent or otherwise objectionable; or (v) protected by copyright, trademark or another proprietary right without the express prior consent of the owner of such right;

Projects must not contain any material that would give rise to criminal or civil liability or that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offense, and Projects must otherwise comply in all respects with these Rules and the Policies.  

The "Judging Criteria" for this challenge is as follows:

  • Impact: How well does this solution address this challenge or problem?
  • Innovation & Creativity: Does it bring new ideas and approaches to solving the problem?
  • Completeness of Solution: Does it work? If not, is there a roadmap for future enhancements?
  • Sustainability: Is the solution sustainable within the context of the community it's aiming to impact?
  • Design: Is the solution well thought out and designed?