Citro Hacks is an all-inclusive online hackathon organized by Citro Tech, a student led organization dedicated to empowering minorities in the tech field. We want to provide a valuable experience for both beginners and advanced coders alike. We have plenty of swag, workshops, and games for attendees to enjoy at no cost. Join us to meet new friends, network with computer science professionals, and build something awesome!

Hackathon Sponsors


$1,556 in prizes

Best Overall (4)

Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet

Best App (4)

Anker Wireless Charging Pad

Best Website (4)

Sublime text licenses

Best Beginner Hack (4)

Digital Clock

Best Education Hack (4)

Corsair Katar Pro XT Gaming Mice

Best Environment Hack (4)

Raspberry Pi 4

Best Health Hack (4)

LED Strip Lights

echoAR Challenge (4)

echoAR free 30 day access + 50 dollar Amazon Giftcard

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


  • Teams will be 1-4 people. 
  • Participants must be between incoming high school freshman (9th grade) to recently graduated high schoolers (12th grade)
  • Open internationally to all high school students.


  • Your demo video should be 3 minutes max. 
  • Must link to github repository/source code.
  • All projects must be started within the timeframe of the hackathon
  • Cross submissions to other hackathons are allowed as long as the other hackathon allows it and starts and ends within the same timeframe.
  • All code must be written by you, but public APIs are allowed.


Alon Grinshpoon

Alon Grinshpoon
CEO of EchoAR

Judging Criteria

  • Practicality
    [20%] - Will people use your hack? Does it solve an issue your school, community, country, or the world faces?
  • Technical complexity
    [20%] - What technology stack did you use? How difficult was it to implement?
  • Creativity
    [20%] - Is your solution copied straight off a youtube tutorial or does it take a novel approach to a problem?
  • Design
    [20%] - How visually appealing is your project? How user friendly and accessible is it? (UI/UX)
  • Overall presentation
    [20%] - Did your demo engage the audience? How was the flow of your presentation? Approximately even contribution from each team member.

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