On April 17-18, 2015, tons of hackers will travel from colleges around the nation to Lexington, KY in order to flesh out ideas in the field of technology.

ChallengePost Submissions will contain brief explanatory information, but the actual judging will take place in person at the University of Kentucky.


To participate in CatHacks, you must be a student at an American college or university.

To submit, you must be present at CatHacks during the competition weekend, April 17-18, 2015.


As judging will take place in person, you need only submit a brief description of your project. A paragraph or two will suffice.

Please include screenshots or pictures if possible. 

Hackathon Sponsors


$1,740 in prizes

First Place (4)

Pebble Watches for each team member

Second Place (4)

$50 Amazon.com Gift Cards for each team member

Third Place (4)

Raspberry Pi Version 2 for each team member

Awesome Inc.

Lexmark: Best Project by a Female Engineer

Women's Oakleys and Nike Visor

Lexmark: Best Solo Project

Bulova PGA Championship Watch and
2012 Kiawah PGA Bag Tag

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

To enter this challenge, sign up on cathacks.com before April 15, 2015.

You must be able to attend the physical hackathon at the University of Kentucky.


Ethan Gill

Ethan Gill
UK ACM Chair

Judging Criteria

  • Algorithmic Difficulty
  • Project Design
  • Presentation

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