The OSU Annual AI Hackathon

Our Sponsor: Thank you to Aware for being a gold sponsor of this year's hackathon!

Registration Form: go.osu.edu/hackaiform

Zoom Recordings: 3/28/2022 HackAI intro pt 1 and 4/4/2022 HackAI intro pt 2

Hybrid: All in person events will be in 070 and 090 of the 18th Ave Library and Zoom links will be provided in our HackAI 2022 Discord

Event Description: HackAI is a 2 day hackathon where students can choose from challenges or tackle their own projects with the help of artificial intelligence. Mentors will be provided throughout the day and judging will occur on the second day to determine the best AI projects of HackAI 2022. Tutorials, datasets, and meals will be provided.

Eligibility for Prizes: Teams of 1-4 members consisting of all OSU students are eligible for prizes

Prizes (Amazon Gift Cards): $400 split among members of the first place team, $300 for second place, and $200 for third place.

Day 0 April 8th 6pm - 8pm: Team formation event the day before HackAI for students to look for teams. Event is open to all students interested in HackAI and you can come even if you already have a team in mind. There will be a quick presentation at 6:30pm with food and drinks served!

Day 1 April 9th 8am - 8pm: We will have an opening kickoff at 9am before releasing students to work on their projects. Mentors will be around to assist students with any project questions. Food will be provided to participants and mentors throughout the day.

Day 2 April 10th 9am - 5pm: Students are welcome to work throughout the night and submit project video submissions by 11am. Judges will watch video submissions and interview teams on their projects. Once the judging is over, scores will be tallied and the awards ceremony will commence at 3pm.

FAQ:
Can I participate if this is my first time?
Yes! Everyone is welcome to participate! We will have mentors to answer any questions and you also have your awesome team to help you out.

Can I participate virtually?
Yes! We are using discord as our online platform. You will be able to work with your team, connect with mentors and get judged through Discord. All events will be hybrid and Zoom links will be posted in the Discord.

Where is your virtual platform?
Slack is used to stay updated on Artificial Intelligence Club go.osu.edu/aiclubslack. The Discord will be used specifically for HackAI 2022 go.osu.edu/hackaidiscord.

What if I don't have a team?
You are welcome to come to our team formation event on April 8th 6-8pm in Rooms 070 and 090 in 18th Ave Library or look for teammates on slack or discord.

Will there be swag?
Yes! There will be a cool t-shirt, stickers and more!

Who hosts HackAI?
HackAI is hosted by a group of students from the Artificial Intelligence Club at Ohio State.

Do I need to be a part of the AI Club to participate in HackAI?
No! All students are welcome to participate!

Any Other Questions?
Contact osuaiclub@gmail.com or ask in the slack


Want to participate?

University students are welcome to attend. Signups will open soon. To get an automatic notification, join the OSU AI Club mailing list!

During the hackathon, students will be provided with many resources to help create their project. This includes: mentors, tutorials, datasets, and meals.

Why sponsor?

Sponsors are what make Hack AI possible. Without them, Hack AI would not exist. The food, friendly environment, and opportunities available are all due to organizations chipping in.

To help, sponsors get many unique benefits. For the full sponsorship packet, email the OSU AI Club.

Benefits

Meet new friends
Learn about AI
Win prizes and swag

Benefits

Access to club resumes
Marketing
Propose challenges