The inaugural HackKentucky Speed-Hack Hackathon hosted in joint collaboration by the ACM and IEEE student chapters of the University of Louisville is your place to shine, be creative, and push the limit of that can be made in 24 hours. In our first ever competition, we welcome students from across Louisville to compete in creating software and hardware projects. Show us your vision of tomorrow, the next cool gadget, or next great idea. This is your chance to be unique and show off what you can do.

Whatever you create, you're guaranteed to meet new friends, gain valuable networking experience, and most of all have fun!

Hackathon Sponsors


$250 in prizes

First Place

Second Place (2)

Best use of Horses in hack

Mystery Box

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Registered attendees of Hack Kentucky Speed-Hack

All students from Louisville are welcome. High school students must be 18 or older to attend.

You must register to participate. Don't forget to bring your valid student ID!


Submissions must contain the following:

  • Screen shots of you project. 
  • An accurate description of what it does.
  • All team members must be added on the submission form.


Adrian Lauf

Adrian Lauf

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity/Novelty/Originality
  • Usefulness/Application
  • Completeness
  • Difficulty
  • "Fun" factor

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