hackPHS is a high school hackathon in Princeton High School that brings a 24-hour hackathon experience to 200+ high schoolers from over 60 different high schools in New Jersey. On November 2nd-3rd, students will have the opportunity to show off their great projects here on Devpost for the chance to win awesome prizes! For more information, go to https://hackphs.tech.

Hackathon Sponsors


$5,450 in prizes

1st Place

$1000 grant provided by 1517

2nd Place

JBL Clip Speaker

3rd Place

G602 Wireless Mouse

Best Beginner Hack

Anker Power Core 10000mAh

Best Mesh/IOT Hack

Boron Kits provided by Particle.io

Best Hardware Hack

iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit

Best Cloud Hack

2000 Dollars of Digital Ocean Credits

Best Automation Hack

500 Dollars of Indico Credits

Best Security Hack

1 year of 1Password

Best Beginner Web Hack

5 Free Courses from Wes Bos

Best Data Visualization

1 Year of Wolfram Alpha Pro Subscription

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Teams of 4 or fewer high school students may submit projects.




Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    How creative is this project? Has it been done before? What does it do differently compared to projects like it?
  • Technical Difficulty
    How challenging was this project to build? What sorts of technological knowledge and skill were required to make this project?
  • Usefulness
    Is this project useful in the real world? Does it solve a problem?
  • Completion
    Does it work? Is it a complete project? Are there major features missing from the submission?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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