Robotics meets gaming. Create robot hardware, while also taking part in the 24-hour gaming marathon.

Welcome to iZOOM Arena 2020! Join us for the fourth iteration of iZOOM Arena, a 24-hour hackathon and gaming marathon! 

You will have 24 hours to ideate, construct, and showcase the product you build from scratch along with other developers, engineers, and designers. Learn. Build. Achieve.

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Prizes

$2,320 in prizes

Best Overall Hack

The best overall hack of iZOOM Arena, by a number of different criteria. Not only is it novel, interesting, and useful, but it also technically sound and exciting to many. (First and second prize will be awarded). All winners will be awarded gaming peripherals and Monster Energy merchandise.

Best Overall Hack (2nd Place)

Best UI/UX

This track will select for the project that demonstrated the most skillful use of design. Winners will be awarded gaming peripherals and Monster Energy merchandise.

Social Impact Award

Hack is made with purpose to improve human impact on the environment, and give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Winners will be awarded gaming peripherals and Monster Energy merchandise.

Best AR/VR Application using the echoAR platform

Winners MUST use the echoAR platform as part of their project.
Winning team members will receive $50 Amazon gift cards, 1-month free Business Tier access, and a feature in the echoAR newsletter (sent to investors and AR/VR echosystem).

FIFA Tournament (First Place)

Winner of the FIFA online tournament! Please check Slack for more details. Winners will be awarded gaming peripherals and Monster Energy merchandise.

FIFA Tournament (Second Place)

Runner-up of the FIFA online tournament. Please check Slack for more details. Winners will be awarded gaming peripherals and Monster Energy merchandise.

FIFA Tournament (Third Place)

Bronze medalist of the FIFA online tournament. Please check Slack for more details. Winners will be awarded gaming peripherals and Monster Energy merchandise.

Fortnite Tournament (First Place)

Winner of the Fortnite online tournament. Please check Slack for more details. Winners will be awarded gaming peripherals and Monster Energy merchandise.

Fortnite Tournament (Second Place)

Runner-up of the Fortnite online tournament. Please check Slack for more details. Winners will be awarded gaming peripherals and Monster Energy merchandise.

Fortnite Tournament (Third Place)

Bronze medalist of the Fortnite online tournament. Please check Slack for more details. Winners will be awarded gaming peripherals and Monster Energy merchandise.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Gabriel Birlan

Gabriel Birlan
PwC Senior Robotic Process Automation Developer

Paraschiv Paul

Paraschiv Paul
Politehnica University, I-SWEEEP Bronze Medal

Andrei Sontea

Andrei Sontea
Infomatrix Winner

Christian Iorgoveanu

Christian Iorgoveanu

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Is the hack just another generic social/mobile app? Does it add an element of novelty or a fresh approach to a classic problem?
  • Depth
    Does it showcase technical talent? Is the depth of implementation within the 24-hour time limit impressive?
  • Functionality
    Usable in its current state? Does the user experience appear to be smooth?
  • Design
    Is the hack well designed? Does it showcase impressive design choices?