#UltraHacks is a weekend virtual hackathon headlining Tweeps and educational workshops for you to create sick projects. It's coming to a virtual stage near you on Friday, October 16th to Sunday, October 18th.


FRIDAY 10/16

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM ET

#UltraHacks KickOff (mandatory) link

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM ET

#Hacking101 link

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM ET

#OfficeHours link


8:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

#OfficeHours link

11:30AM - 12:00PM ET

DAY 2 Kickoff (mandatory) link

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

iOS Prototype workshop link

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

#StandOut 101 link

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET

#OfficeHours link

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET

Ask Us Anything with the Hype Team link

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET

Game Night link
SUNDAY 10/18

12:00 PM ET

Submissions Due!

12:00 PM ET - 12:30 PM ET

Day 3 Kickoff (mandatory) link
12:30 PM ET - 1:30 PM ET

Trivia with the Hype Team link

2:00 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Top 3 Presentations link

3:30 PM ET - 4:00 PM ET

Closing Ceremony - Winners Announced! link


Twitter Challenge: Deadline Sunday, 10/18 12PM ET

If you look at how conversations evolve on Twitter, one Tweet can spark several conversation threads, each of which can grow in length and complexity as more people chime in. Twitter gives everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly without barriers.

Help us improve the health of the platform by promoting #HealthyConversations using the Twitter API!

Tweet Challenge: Deadline Saturday, 10/17 10PM ET

#VirtualSchoolinSixWords: Describe your time studying at home in the most hilarious way and tag it with #VirtualSchoolinSixWords

Hackathon Sponsors


$7,200 in prizes

1ST Place Overall

We are awarding the new Apple iPad Air and Twitter swag to each team member for 1st place.

2ND Place Overall

We are awarding an Apple Watch and Twitter swag to each team member for 2nd place.

3RD Place Overall

We are awarding the Apple AirPods Pro and Twitter swag to each team member for 3rd place.

Tweet Challenge Winner

Airpods and Twitter Swag will be awarded to the individual who creates the best meme of the weekend.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:



Software Engineer


Software Engineer


Software Engineer


ML Engineer

Judging Criteria

  • Creative/innovative
    Is this project unique and innovative? Is it a solution or creation we have never seen before? A better way of doing something? How unique is the submission? How much are you pushing your imagination?
  • Practical/realistic
    Can your solution be utilized in real life by Twitter? Is your solution practical? Can your project be implemented to its entirety?
  • Embodies Twitter Principle
    How well does your project embody our Twitter principles? #health, #trust, #straightforward, #purpose, #fast, #free, #fun
  • For Bonus Points: WOW Factor (NOT part of criteria)
    Bonus points will be considered for unique, impressive, and creative project features.
  • *Please note*
    Each criterion is equally weighted

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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