ACM's 24-hour virtual hackathon, TrojanHacks is back! TrojanHacks welcomes USC students of all experience levels, including beginners!


Our mission is to create a safe and collaborative environment for USC students to explore all their hacking dreams. Get ready for a weekend filled with workshops, hacking, and creative problem solving!




  • All USC students are welcome to participate in Trojan Hacks



  • Team sizes are limited to up to 4 students
  • Start and complete your hack during the 24 hours of TrojanHacks starting Saturday, April 10, and ending Sunday, April 11
  • Make sure to create a DevPost profile for your hack and submit it by 11:00 am on Sunday, April 11th
  • Include screenshots, pictures, and/or videos of your hack in your DevPost submission 
  • If your team is unable to present during the Project Expo, we recommend a more detailed devpost submission. You can include lots of pictures, explanations, and screen records in your submission and mention anything you would say at an in-person demonstration in your submission!

Hackathon Sponsors


$280 in prizes

1st Place

Each member of the winning team will receive an Echo Dot.

2nd Place

Each member of the second-place team will receive a $20 Amazon gift card.

3rd Place

Each member of the third-place team will receive a wireless mouse.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Andrew Goodney

Andrew Goodney
University of Southern California

Rachit Kataria

Rachit Kataria

Mukund Raghothaman

Mukund Raghothaman
University of Southern California

Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander

Judging Criteria

  • Complexity
    How difficult was it to produce the hack? Are the technical aspects of the hack complex or surface level?
  • Functionality
    Does the hack serve a useful purpose? Will the hack be useful for its target audience?
  • Innovation
    Does the hack bring a fresh new idea to the hacking community? Is the hack unique and groundbreaking?
  • Design and User Experience
    Is the hack polished? Is the hack intuitive to use and does it function well?
  • Awesomeness
    Overall WOW Factor.

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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