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Channel your crazy ideas to reality, regardless of whether you are a first-time coder or have 20 years of Android development experience. TAMUhack is the place to think, try, break and create. Hang out with us this one weekend in the heart of Aggieland to find out the limits of your creativity. All types of projects are welcome, and we'll be providing support for anything you want to build!

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$27,051 in prizes

TAMUhack 2021 Grand Prize

Dual Monitors

TAMUhack 2021 Second Place Prize

iPad (Latest Generation)

TAMUhack 2021 Third Place Prize

Oculus Quest 2

Best Beginner Hack

AirPods Pro

Best Hardware Hack

Rasberry Pi 4

Best UI/UX

Logitech MX Master 2S + Hard Case

Hacker Favorite

JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker

American Airlines Challenge (3)

Thousands of people fly American each and every day. This awesome responsibility opens the door to incredible opportunities. Help us elevate the customer travel experience, boost operational efficiences and employee performance (baggage handling, gate agents, etc.), or enhance American's brand image with your innovative hacks!
- 1st Place: 75,000 AAdvantage miles, one round trip international
- 2nd Place: 50,0000 AAdvantage miles, one round trip in the US to each member on the team
- 3rd Place: 25,000 AAdvantage miles, one round trip US to each member on the team

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Must be over 18 years of age to participate, and currently enrolled in college/university. High school hackers are allowed if approved beforehand, and based on our policy (noted on our website).


Each team submission must attach a YouTube link no longer than 5 minutes.


An Awesome Judging Panel!

Judging Criteria

  • Design
    How clean it looks, the UX / UI aspect of the project.
  • Technical Difficulty & Implementation
    How hard it is to build - did you just throw some APIs together, or create a new, novel application?
  • Innovation & Application
    The creativeness of the idea and how big of a problem it could solve.
  • The X-factor
    The indescribable awesomeness of the project.