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  • High school student
  • University student

  • Recent graduate


  • The project should be submitted on devpost, by the deadline (12 pm PST).

  • The submission should include a demo video and the source code of the project.

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$CAD3,640 in prizes

1st Place

The best project of BC Hacks 2.0 as determined by our judging panel.

2nd Place

The 2nd best project of BC Hacks 2.0.

3rd Place

The 3rd best project of of BC Hacks 2.0.

Best First Time Hackers

Best hack by a team made up of ≥75% first-time hackers.

Best UI/UX

Project with the best UI/UX experience.

Best for Social Good

Best project that tackles a social problem.

Best Use of the echoAR Platform

Project that best utilizes the echoAR platform as determined by echoAR staff.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Maxine Chan

Maxine Chan
Engineering Lead / Cisco

Sam Ip

Sam Ip
Technology Lawyer / Osler, Hoskin, & Harcourt

Paul Muller

Paul Muller
Co-founder / Menon Labs

Raphael Eder

Raphael Eder
Co-founder / Menon Labs

Dr. Bowen Hui

Dr. Bowen Hui
Associate Professor of Teaching / University of British Columbia Okanagan

Aliaksandr Shulyak

Aliaksandr Shulyak
Senior Site Reliability Engineer / Divido

Judging Criteria

  • Technical
    How much technical knowledge was required to build this project? How difficult is the problem being solved?
  • User Experience
    How well does the project function in use? Is it easy to use? Does it accomplish the goal that was set to be achieved?
  • Wow Factor
    Is this an exciting project? Does this make you go, "wow!"?
  • Level of Completion
    How complete and usable is the project? Does it work?
  • Learning
    How much did the team need to learn to pull off the project?

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