theCodeMatrix is a non-profit organization who that strives to prepare students for a future in which we frequently interact with machines and a world where arts and humanities are increasingly intersecting with technology. This year, we would like to announce our very own hackathon: HackTCMX 1.

We will be having one speaker at the hackathon:

EchoAR's workshop about their AR/VR platform

Schedule: (All times are in PST)

Friday (June 11th):

5 PM - Hackathon begins, everyone will join a Zoom call for the beginning orientation (Please join the discord server for the link) - Topics will also be announced

Saturday (June 12th):

7 AM - EchoAR Workshop (Learn how to build apps using EchoAR's AR/VR Platform)

5 PM - Hackathon ends, everyone will submit their projects, and Judging begins (Offline Judging)

8-9 PM - Winners announced on Devpost

You can check out more about the schedule, sponsors, and speakers at our website here:

We will send out more details through email, so make sure to check your email for updates about the hackathon.


Please upload all your code to Github and submit a link to your repository by June 12th at 5 PM. We will be using offline judging for deciding the winners of all of the projects.

Hackathon Sponsors


$6,710 in prizes

1st Place

- Digital Ocean Credits ($100 total - $25 per person)
- Wolfram One + Wolfram Alpha Plus ($375 per person - $1500 total)
- Gold Certificate

2nd Place

- Digital Ocean Credits ($100 total - $25 per person)
- Wolfram One + Wolfram Alpha Plus ($375 per person - $1500 total)
- Silver Certificate

3rd Place

- Wolfram One + Wolfram Alpha Plus ($375 per person - $1500 total)
- Bronze Certificate

Most Creative

- Wolfram One + Wolfram Alpha Plus ($375 per person)
- Certificate for most creative

Sashido Sponsored Challenge (3)

Special Prize from Sashido (Need to use Sashido platform for their ML challenge
Possible chance at an internship
Project will be re-shared to a larger audience

Participation Prizes (Free for all participants)

- EchoAR Premium Sponsorship - ($89 value) echoAR ( is a cloud platform for augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) that provides tools and server-side infrastructure to help developers & companies quickly build and deploy AR/VR apps and experiences. For 1-month FREE access to all Business Plan features of the echoAR platform, register here:

For any questions:
echoAR documentation:
echoAR Slack support channel:
echoAR GitHub page:
echoAR workshop recording:

(Note: This prize is only valid during the Hackathon duration)

- Sashido Credits - “Below you can find your exclusive promo code for - a robust mBaaS platform that simplifies mobile app development and enables you to create awesome apps with less code & no vendor lock-in:


This code gives you the unique opportunity to start your web or mobile app project absolutely for FREE!

The promo code equals $120 in SashiDo credits and must be applied until the end of the day on the 12th of June, 2021. The credits will be available for use for 12 months since the day of activation.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


theCodeMatrix Board Members

David Medvedik

David Medvedik
Principal Software Engineer (MLH Judge)

Judging Criteria

  • Scalability
    How scalable is your project? Can It be scaled up to 1,000, 5,000, or even 10,000 users?
  • Creativity
    How creative is your project? Have you created something entirely your own, or enhanced an idea that already exists?
  • Theme
    Does your project follow the theme? (Themes will be announced at the check-in meeting right before the Hackathons begins)

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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