RevolutionUC prides itself on being the premiere student run Hackathon at the University of Cincinnati. At RevolutionUC you'll find an intimate working environment filled with like-minded students seeking innovation and problem solving. Because of this natural curiosity cultivated at RevolutionUC time and time again, our slogan is "Build. Learn. Grow"

Hackathon Sponsors


$1,920 in prizes

1st Place - Microsoft Surface Pro Tablets

2nd Place - Amazon Echos

3rd Place - Fitbit Charge

Best use of IBM Watson IoT Bluemix

The team with the best use of IBM Watson IoT Bluemix receives apple watches!

Best College Themed Hack

The team with the best college themed hack wins a UC themed prize.

Most Popular Hack

The team with the most popular hack (votes cast by our hackers) will receive quadcopters!

Best High School Hack

The high school team with the best hack will win a surprise prize.

Best User Interface

The team with the best user interface hack will receive Chromebooks

Watch Dogs® 2 Best Device Privacy Hack

The team with the best device privacy hack wins a collector's edition copy of Watch Dogs 2, Collectors Edition courtesy of Ubisoft.

Best use of Amazon Web Services

The team demonstrating the best use of Amazon Web Services wins 1TB portable hard drives.

Best Domain Name (sponsored by

The team utilizing the "punniest" domain name registered with your coupon wins swag bags and sparkfun redboards.

Fifth Third Consumer Challenge Prize

This challenge has a $200 cash award. To see the terms of the consumer challenge please see this link:

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Fred Annexstein

Fred Annexstein
University of Cincinnati

Eric Rohlman

Eric Rohlman

Jason Bareswilt

Jason Bareswilt
Northrop Grumman

Gayathri Srinivasan

Gayathri Srinivasan

Hollis Schuler

Hollis Schuler
SVP and CIO of IT Strategy and Architecture

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    A rating from 1-5 will be given
  • Design
    A rating from 1-5 will be given
  • Functionality
    A rating from 1-5 will be given

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