Hack-Q-Thon is the first quantum hackathon built for students in the high school and college/university levels. You can:
1) Learn about fundamentals in quantum computing with engaging workshops and activities
2) Hear from industry experts & get guidance/assistance
3) Meet and work with like-minded people
4) Apply learnings to coding a quantum project for the hackathon competition and win cash prizes



Final Project Code 

Slide Deck/Presentation

Hackathon Sponsors


$800 in prizes

1st Place

$500 in cash

2nd Place

$250 in cash

3d Place

Free Swag and Q-munity Merch

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Anisha Musti

William Simon

William Simon
Quantum Software Engineer at Zapata Computing, Inc.

Gerard Beaubrun

Gerard Beaubrun
Software Engineer, Solutions Architect at Hourglass Education Technology Solutions, LLC

Artur Shaikhutdinov

Artur Shaikhutdinov
QA Automation Engineer at Deutsche Bank

Alice Liu

Eric Brown

Judging Criteria

  • Technology & Execution
    How technically impressive was the hack? Was the technical problem the team tackled difficult? Did it use a particularly clever technique or did it use many different components? Did the technology involved make you go “Wow”?
  • Design
    Did the team put thought into the user experience? How well designed is the interface? If the team did not build a specific application, how well did they convey their results using visuals?
  • Presentation
    How well was the project presented? Did it make the hack more compelling? Did it give a good idea of its purpose?
  • Usefulness
    Is the hack practical? Is it something people would actually use? Does it fulfill a real need people have?
  • Completion
    Does the hack work? Did the team achieve everything they wanted?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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