HackTheU is Utah's most innovative hackathon. Launching at Lassonde Studios, it is designed for the future disruptors of the world. Lassonde Studios is an award winning piece of architecture modeled after Google headquarters and designed for entrepreneurs.


All participants must be 18 or older.


Teams must consist of at most 6 members.

Hackathon Sponsors


$5,620 in prizes

Best Overall Hack

$1000 prize for winning team

MLH first place medals

2nd Best Overall Hack

MLH Second Place Medals

3rd Best Overall Hack

MLH third place medals

Windows Universal Application

10 Audio Headsets

$100 dev tokens for all entries

Hack to Save Homeless Pets

1st Place: Trip to Animal Sanctuary for team in Zion/Bryce National Park. Value $1800 and $100 Best Friends Gift Certificate to each team member

2nd Place: $75 gift certificate per team member to Best Friends

3rd Place: $50 gift cert. per team member to Best Friends


$1000 prize for winning team


Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment. Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment. Win a HackHarassment Swag Bag.

Best Domain Name Registered with Domain.com

Domain.com Swag Bag

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


James Jensen

James Jensen
The Void, CVO

John Langell

John Langell

Chris Madsen

Chris Madsen
Morph3D, AR/VR Director

Judging Criteria

  • Most Innovative
  • Best Technical
  • Biggest Impact

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