University of Southern California’s largest hackathon. Apply before November 29th.

This year, we’re focused on bringing solutions to those in need by pushing the boundaries of innovation.

HackSC 2020 Applications Open NOW till November 29, 2019 at

Bigger prizes and we’re also increasing our number of verticals by a staggering 33%! This year will have *four* categories under which you can compete: Sustainability, Civil Liberties, Mental Health, and Equity.

Find your forte and gather a team to create a product with a lasting legacy. HackSC 2019 was grand, but we want HackSC 2020 to better not just the lives of our hackers, but promote social good for as wide an impact as possible. Help us achieve our goal, and we’ll help you along the way!

Visit to apply and learn more about our event.

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All student participants must be full-time or part-time university or college students during Spring 2019. All student participants must be 18 years or older at the time of the event. 


Teams must submit a list of members, including mentors, upon submitting their project. Any modifications after that must be approved by the organizers. Single-person teams are allowed, but we encourage you to work in groups! Teams are limited to 4 people!




Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
  • Functionality
  • Feasibility
  • Passion
  • "Wow Factor"


  • Social Good