December 9th, 2023


Hack the Ridge is open to high school students only. Participants must be enrolled in a secondary school in Ontario, Canada as of December 9th, 2023 in order to be eligible for prizes.

Project and Submission Requirements

You are not allowed to work on your project before the Hackathon date of December 9, 2023. Projects started before this date will be disqualified and ineligible for awards.


1st Team Overall - $1000

2nd Team Overall - $400

3rd Team Overall - $200

Best Solo Hack (Male) - $500

Best Solo Hack (Female) - $500

Best UI, Best Pitch, Most Creative, Most Complex, Most Feasible - $50 each

Judging Criteria and Winner Selection

1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be determined based off of the overall scores of each hack and awarded to the highest scoring teams. The criteria are precisely outlined in the Judging section.

Other Runner-up prizes will be scored independently by the judges' discretion during the deliberation process.