create awesome. #ehacks

eHacks is a student hackathon at TREX St. Louis hosted by the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Computer Science department. At eHacks, there is no theme, but we do have themed prize categories and sponsored prize categories! Register NOW at eHacks!

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Hackathon Sponsors



This prize is sponsored by Enterprise Holdings, Inc. and the team will be awarded 4 $50 Amazon gift cards.

Community Impact

Bluetooth speaker and case

Best Use of Data

External SSD

Most Ambitious

Flagship Dell Chromebook

Best Overall (First Place)

Oculus Go

Best Game

RetroPi RaspberryPi kit.

First Hack

Cracking the Coding Interview by Gayle Laakmann McDowell and Superman hat. You're team must be 50% new eHacks hackers.

Best Pitch

Battery Pack

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:



For our hackathon, teams are allowed to be in groups no greater than 4 people. Teams may only be submitted to no more than three categories--these three categories do not include Best Overall or Most Innovative categories, every team is considered for these.


All persons must be 18 or older to participate in eHacks. 

How to enter

Hackers can register at the eHacks site prior to the event. Make sure you have a valid email address and resume before registering!


Dr. Dennis Bouvier

Dr. Dennis Bouvier
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville


Company Representative

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Judging Criteria

  • Best Overall
    Every team that presents at #eHacks is eligible to win the Best Overall hack. This hack is judged based on team presentation, completeness, functionality, etc.
  • Most Ambitious
    This hack is the team that went above and beyond here at #eHacks 2019. All hacks are eligible to win this category.
  • UI/UX
    This category is for hacks that have the best User Interface/User Experience
  • Best Game
    This category is for the best game at #ehacks 2019. There are no platform restrictions for this category (ie: PC, mobile, etc.).
  • Best Use of Data
    This hack is for those who use data in new and exciting ways.
  • Community Impact
    This category is focused on the hack that will help others/community/environment the most.