Join us for Piscataway Public Library’s first Hackathon, Hack Change The World, or HackCTW! Learn new computer science skills through exciting workshops, compete in themed challenges that explore interdisciplinary issues, and win prizes! This event will take place over two days, July 30th and 31st, and is open to teens entering grades 7-12.




  • Source Code/Documentation
  • Product
  • OPTIONAL: Presentation or Video

Note: If not submitting a presentation or video, make sure to detail in your documention what your project is about!

Hackathon Sponsors


$400 in prizes

echoAR Hack

General Hack - 1st Place

General Hack - 2nd Place

General Hack - 3rd Place

Tech x Activism - 1st Place

Tech x Activism - 2nd Place

Tech x Activism - 3rd Place

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Manan Shah
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Koren Grinshpoon

Vadim Atamanenko
Senior Software Developer

Dave Zirkle

Dave Zirkle

Vadim Atamaneko

Vadim Atamaneko
Senior Software Developer

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
    Are your features meaningful and add to the overall quality of the product? Does your code have comprehensive features that enhance its capability?
  • Originality
    Is your idea novel? Does it accurately represent your thought process or is it someone else's work?
  • Innovation of Solution
    How creative is your solution? Does it solve a problem related to your category?
  • Presentation of Product
    Does your project look visually pleasing to the user? Is the current state clear to the user?
  • Impact
    Does your project leave a beneficial impact to the community?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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