At Disrupt the District 2018 students will convene to learn, build, and disrupt Washington, DC – converting awesome ideas to reality! Disrupt the District is focused on diversity, inclusion and developing for social good. Here, hackers will be motivated by the support of their peers and the usage of cutting-edge technologies to construct beneficial products for all.


College Students

Hackathon Sponsors


$3,055 in prizes

First place - Beginner track

Oculus Rift + Touch

First place - Advanced track

Oculus Rift + Touch

Second place - Beginner track

Sony Noise Canceling

Second place - Advanced track

Sony Noise Canceling

Third place - Beginner track

Echo Spot

Third place - Advanced track

Echo Spot

Fourth Place (2)

Mini drones

Fifth place (2)

Mini drones

Sixth place (2)

Mini drones

Best Domain Name Registered With

Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit

Best IoT Hack Using A Qualcomm Device

DragonBoard 410C & Power Source

Best Use of Amazon Web Services

$250 Amazon Web Services Credit (US ONLY) $30 Amazon Gift Card (Non-US)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Daniel Shull

Daniel Shull

Judging Criteria

  • Hack supports social good, diversity and/or inclusivity.
  • Disrupts the status quo for a problem, industry or demographic.
  • Challenge to build.
  • Product effectively solves a problem in an innovative way.

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