$150,000 worth of prizes and giveaways at Hackagong 2015

Hackagong 2015 is on September 19+20 (just a little over a week away!) and we’ve finally been able to confirm all the prices. This year we have $150,000 worth of prizes and giveaways thanks to all of our awesome sponsors! Hackagong 2015 truly is the biggest Hackagong yet.

A huge thank you to our platinum sponsor, WiseTech Global, our gold sponsors:BrainTree, University of Wollongong, Rackspace, IMC Financial Markets andiAccelerate, along with all of our other sponsors for their contributions and support this year.

Hackagong wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of these companies, so please go ahead and connect with them through Facebook and Twitter – they’ll appreciate it!

Here is the full list of prizes that will be available:

  • Overall Winner Hackagong 2015 (worth over $50,000!)
    $5000 cash from WiseTech Global + Business Mentoring + Web Hosting + Coworking Desks + Flights to Melbourne
  • People’s Choice
    $1,000 cash
  • Best Overall Design
    Creative Butt subscription and Tuts+ Subscription for each team member
  • Most Creative 3D Printed Object
    Me2 3D Printer
  • Most Innovative 3D Printed Object
    Me3 3D Printer
  • Best Use of Braintree/PayPal
    $2,000 cash and Developer Survival Kits
  • Best IOT Device Hack
    Raspberry Pi 2, Particle Photon and Arduino Experimenter’s Kits for each team member
  • Best Indie Game
    Leap Motion and Gaming Keyboard and Mouse pack for each team member
  • Community & Social Impact
    $1000 cash
  • Most Elegant Algorithm
    $2,000 cash, Raspberry Pi’s and Dinner with the IMC team
  • Most Immersive Idea
    2 x Oculus Rift DK2
  • Best Social Image Prize
    AR Drone 2

More information about prizes and judging criteria are available on our website.

Tickets are available for $50 by going to https://hackagong.com and ordering them through the website. Ticket price includes entry, food for the weekend, a free shirt, access to 3D printers, Rackspace credit, free Google Cardboard and much much more.

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