About Us

At Flare hacks we want students from around the United States to come together, form teams, and create a project over the duration of 24 hours. We are hoping to See many amazing projects the attendees come up with!

Here at Flare Hacks, we dont want to put any restrictions, build whatever your heart desires. Just make sure you have FUN!

Check out our Schedule and make sure to Join our Discord Server, which is where the hackathon is going to be hosted. Please join our Discord and our Devpost.

Schedule

7/24/2020 Friday

5:00 PM PST

Opening Ceremony

20 Minutes

Meet at the Main Hall for the opening ceremony in our discord server.

6:00 PM PST

Hacking Starts

2 Days

You may now begin hacking at 8:00 PM PST, have fun and create an amazing project.

6:30 PM PST

How to Start a Non-Profit Organization
By Girl Genius

30 Min

Learn how to start a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in this intuitive workshop hosted by Girl Genius.

8:30 PM PST

EchoAR Workshop
By Echo AR

45 Min

The workshop will show how to quickly create AR/VR apps with no technical skills or coding required and scale existing apps by connecting them to the cloud. Workshop participants will learn how to create real-time cloud-connected augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) apps using the echoAR platform. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop and an Android phone, or just follow along the live demonstration. Platforms for experimentation include: Google ARCore, WebXR, Vuforia, Unity-based apps, and more.

7/25/2020 Saturday

8:00 AM PST

Morning Remarks

10 Minutes

Just a wake up call with a few announcements for the day, then get back to hacking!

10:00 AM PST

Building AI Products for Healthcare
By Maitreyee Joshi

40 Min

Learn how to build successful products in the AI and Healthcare space through an interactive workshop!

2:30 PM PST

Paying for you College Journey
By Koin Finance

30 Min

In this workshop, we're going to over the basics of financial aid in the college application process. As tuition rises in cost year after year, it is becoming more and more important to know how to navigate the treacherous waters of the financial aid world so that your college journey can be as debt-free as possible. Let's get started!

5:30 PM PST

FLEO Workshop
By FLEO

45 Min

Learn about personal finiance in an interactive manner and how it's linked to tech.

7:00 PM PST

Build a Resume Workshop
By Global Shapers Palo Alto

60 Min

GS Resume Review Workshop prepares those who are most impacted by COVID-19 to get back on their feet and into the workforce again. What will be happening? You will be paired with an experienced interviewer for a 10-20 minute online review session. Who are the reviewers? Palo Alto Global Shapers (https://www.paloaltoshapers.com) and experienced-interviewer volunteers. Who should sign up? Anyone, regardless of industry or experience-level, who would like a second pair of expert eyes over their resume.

7/26/2020 Sunday

10:00 AM PST

Hacking Ends

10 Minutes

All submissions are due by 10:00 AM PST, you cannot work on your projects after this deadline.

1:00 PM PST

Closing Ceremony

30 Minutes

Join our closing ceremony at the main hall, we will announce winners and end of the hackathon.

7/24/2020 Friday

5:00 PM PST

Opening Ceremony

20 Minutes

Meet at the Main Hall for the opening ceremony in our discord server.

6:00 PM PST

Hacking Starts

2 Days

You may now begin hacking at 8:00 PM PST, have fun and create an amazing project.

6:30 PM PST

How to Start a Non-Profit Organization
By Girl Genius

30 Min

Learn how to start a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in this intuitive workshop hosted by Girl Genius.

8:30 PM PST

EchoAR Workshop
By Echo AR

45 Min

The workshop will show how to quickly create AR/VR apps with no technical skills or coding required and scale existing apps by connecting them to the cloud. Workshop participants will learn how to create real-time cloud-connected augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) apps using the echoAR platform. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop and an Android phone, or just follow along the live demonstration. Platforms for experimentation include: Google ARCore, WebXR, Vuforia, Unity-based apps, and more.

7/25/2020 Saturday

8:00 AM PST

Morning Remarks

10 Minutes

Just a wake up call with a few announcements for the day, then get back to hacking!

10:00 AM PST

Building AI Products for Healthcare
By Maitreyee Joshi

40 Min

Learn how to build successful products in the AI and Healthcare space through an interactive workshop!

2:30 PM PST

Paying for you College Journey
By Koin Finance

30 Min

In this workshop, we're going to over the basics of financial aid in the college application process. As tuition rises in cost year after year, it is becoming more and more important to know how to navigate the treacherous waters of the financial aid world so that your college journey can be as debt-free as possible. Let's get started!

5:30 PM PST

FLEO Workshop
By FLEO

45 Min

Learn about personal finiance in an interactive manner and how it's linked to tech.

7:00 PM PST

Build a Resume Workshop
By Global Shapers Palo Alto

60 Min

GS Resume Review Workshop prepares those who are most impacted by COVID-19 to get back on their feet and into the workforce again. What will be happening? You will be paired with an experienced interviewer for a 10-20 minute online review session. Who are the reviewers? Palo Alto Global Shapers (https://www.paloaltoshapers.com) and experienced-interviewer volunteers. Who should sign up? Anyone, regardless of industry or experience-level, who would like a second pair of expert eyes over their resume.

7/26/2020 Sunday

10:00 AM PST

Hacking Ends

10 Minutes

All submissions are due by 10:00 AM PST, you cannot work on your projects after this deadline.

1:00 AM PST

Closing Ceremony

30 Minutes

Join our closing ceremony at the main hall, we will announce winners and end of the hackathon.

7/24/2020 Friday

5:00 PM PST

Opening Ceremony

20 Minutes

Meet at the Main Hall for the opening ceremony in our discord server.

6:00 PM PST

Hacking Starts

2 Days

You may now begin hacking at 8:00 PM PST, have fun and create an amazing project.

6:30 PM PST

How to Start a Non-Profit Organization
By Girl Genius

30 Min

Learn how to start a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in this intuitive workshop hosted by Girl Genius.

8:30 PM PST

EchoAR Workshop
By Echo AR

45 Min

The workshop will show how to quickly create AR/VR apps with no technical skills or coding required and scale existing apps by connecting them to the cloud. Workshop participants will learn how to create real-time cloud-connected augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) apps using the echoAR platform. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop and an Android phone, or just follow along the live demonstration. Platforms for experimentation include: Google ARCore, WebXR, Vuforia, Unity-based apps, and more.

7/25/2020 Saturday

8:00 AM PST

Morning Remarks

10 Minutes

Just a wake up call with a few announcements for the day, then get back to hacking!

10:00 AM PST

Building AI Products for Healthcare
By Maitreyee Joshi

40 Min

Learn how to build successful products in the AI and Healthcare space through an interactive workshop!

2:30 PM PST

Paying for you College Journey
By Koin Finance

30 Min

In this workshop, we're going to over the basics of financial aid in the college application process. As tuition rises in cost year after year, it is becoming more and more important to know how to navigate the treacherous waters of the financial aid world so that your college journey can be as debt-free as possible. Let's get started!

5:30 PM PST

FLEO Workshop
By FLEO

45 Min

Learn about personal finiance in an interactive manner and how it's linked to tech.

7:00 PM PST

Build a Resume Workshop
By Global Shapers Palo Alto

60 Min

GS Resume Review Workshop prepares those who are most impacted by COVID-19 to get back on their feet and into the workforce again. What will be happening? You will be paired with an experienced interviewer for a 10-20 minute online review session. Who are the reviewers? Palo Alto Global Shapers (https://www.paloaltoshapers.com) and experienced-interviewer volunteers. Who should sign up? Anyone, regardless of industry or experience-level, who would like a second pair of expert eyes over their resume.

7/26/2020 Sunday

10:00 AM PST

Hacking Ends

10 Minutes

All submissions are due by 10:00 AM PST, you cannot work on your projects after this deadline.

1:00 PM PST

Closing Ceremony

30 Minutes

Join our closing ceremony at the main hall, we will announce winners and end of the hackathon.

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FaQ

How much is Flare Hacks?
Nothing! Flare Hacks is absolutely FREE!
There is no specific theme, build whatever you desire.
Make sure you sign up on Typeform. After that make sure you join the Discord server.
Anyone living in the United States and in middle school or high school can attend this hackathon.
Teams can be a maximum of 4 people. Our prizes are given out in 4 count, so this is why teams of more than 4 are highly not recommended.

Prizes

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First Place
$100 Amazon Gift Card
HyperX Gaming Keyboards
4 Months Cloudspoit Services
$1000 Bugsee Credits
Internship with OpenWater
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Second Place
$75 Amazon Gift Card
Makey Makey Edu Kits
Possible interview with OpenWater
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Third Place
$50 Amazon Gift Card
$25 AoPS Credits
Possible interview with OpenWater
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Best COVID Hack
One Year Subscription - Wolfram Alpha Pro
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Best Use of EchoAR
$50 Gift Cards - Amazon
1 month business tier access
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Best Business Potential
Clerky Lifetime Package
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Everyone
Wolfram One Access 30 Days
Business tier access EchoAR
Free access Cloudspoit Services

Mentors & Judges

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Kishan Sachdeva
ML Researcher at YouTube
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Calix Huang
Software Developer & Entrepreneur
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Alon Grinshpoon
Founder & CEO at
EchoAR
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Maitreyee Joshi
Product Manager, Microsoft
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David Bromberg
Judge at FlareHacks 2020
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Kishan Sachdeva
ML Researcher at YouTube
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Calix Huang
Software Developer & Entrepreneur
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Alon Grinshpoon
Founder & CEO at
EchoAR
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Maitreyee Joshi
Product Manager, Microsoft

Meet The Team

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Pranav Krishna
Vice Director
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Kiran Joji
Co - Sponsors Director
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Kushagra Singh
Applications/Discord Manager
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Sai Mitappali
Marketing
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Holland Pleskac
Co - Sponsors Director
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Rishabh Rai
Logistics Director
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Raviteja Pillamarri
Sponsor/Marketing Director