Hey everyone! Welcome to Dragon Hacks!

This event is organized by ACM at UAB and is sponsored in part by BBVA and Royal Cup Coffee.

This coding event will be team-based with a team size limit set to four. Prompts will be given at the event, and your team will choose one of the three options to work on. 


7:00-7:45am: Registration

7:45-8:00am: Orientation

8:00am-8:00pm: Coding Time

8:00pm-8:45pm: Judging

8:45pm-9:00pm: Awards

Awards for 1st place, 2nd place, and Hacker's Choice

Snacks and dinner will be provided.


Open to everyone.

Max team size: 4


An app, game, etc. submitted via Devpost.

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$140 in prizes

1st Prize

2nd Prize

Hacker's Choice

Google T-Shirt

BBVA Prize

In addition to first prize, the winners will be invited to tour BBVA Compass' Engineering campus, discuss internship and career opportunities with the Talent team, and have lunch with Engineering executives.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

Enter through Eventbrite by following this URL: Enter Here


Cody Jett

Cody Jett
Software Developer for BBVA Compass

Jeremy Nelson

Jeremy Nelson
Team Lead for Online Banking and Local at BBVA Compass

John Byrd

John Byrd
Senior IT Security Analyst for BBVA Compass

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    A rating of how novel the project is.
  • Usefullness
    A rating of how beneficial the project is in relation to the chosen prompt.
  • Polish
    A rating of how well the project functions. Are there a lot of bugs? Is it user-friendly? Etc.
  • Complexity
    A rating of how complex the idea and implementation is.

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