Announcing the CCSC: Central Plains first Hackathon!

When Contest: Friday evening, April 14 through Sunday evening, April 16. Final presentations April 22
Where Develop your solution at your home college or university. Presentations and Judging at the CCSC:CP Conference

How will the Hackathon work?

The Hackathon kicks off at 6:00 p.m. April 14th with an online reveal of the theme/problem and a review of Hackathon rules. Teams have until 6:00 p.m. April 16th to develop an original, innovative solution to the problem. Each team must submit a link to a 3 minute video that pitches their solution and submit the artifacts of their solution by the 6:00 p.m. Sunday deadline. Judging will take place at the CCSC: CP Conference held at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, KS on Saturday, April 22, 2023. Each team will be expected to present their solution and a panel of judges will award prizes. (Yes there will be monetary prizes!!).

Judging Criteria

Entries in the CCSC:CP Hackathon will be judged using the following three criteria:

  1. Potential impact of your solution.
  2. Embodiment of the Hackathon rules.
  3.  Quality of your presentations (Video and final presentation)

Sign me up! How do I register for the Hackathon?

You may register a team of 2-5 students who are currently enrolled with you in your college or university. The process is as follows:

  1. Register your team for the CCSC:CP conference by the registration deadline of March 31, 2023.
  2.  Send an email to Scott Sigman ( by the registration deadline with your team name, the name and email address of each member of the team, and the name and email address of a faculty sponsor from your college or university. Make sure that the subject line of the email reads: CCSC:CP Hackathon Registration.
  3. Have your faculty sponsor email to certify their sponsorship of your team and certification that your team members are all students at your institution.