First ever hackathon in HBCUs in Middle Teneessee.

Founded in Spring of 2016, FiskHacks is the first student-run college Hackathon in HBCUs in Tennessee. 100+ students from Fisk and other 12 schools from Middle Tennessee will be competing to become better engineers and work on awesome projects. Hackathon will be conducted in Jubilee Hall and Spence Hall at Fisk University on March 19 and 20. Any one who is enrolled in college can apply. However, we will not be able to provide any transportation facilities to students who are planning to come from outside of Teneessee. 

A panel of professonal judges will select top three projects based on the following criteareas: Creativity, Complexity, Execution of Idea, and level of polishment. Our top prizes are TBA.

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$1,875 in prizes

First Place (5)

Second Place (5)

Third Place (5)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Lie Qian

Lie Qian
Professor, Fisk University

Mark Hendrickson

Mark Hendrickson
Change Healthcare



Judging Criteria

  • Technical difficulty
  • Creativity
  • Usefulness
  • Ploish
  • Presentation