Solve challenges using innovative hacks

Brook Codes is a hackathon open to middle and high school students in Montgomery County (MD). We welcome students of all skill levels to participate. You don't need to know how to code to have fun and learn!

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$200 in prizes

Apple AirPods with Charging Case (1) & Amazon Echo Dots (2)

Amazon Echo Dots (4)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


  • Participants MUST be middle and high school students in Montgomery County, Maryland. 
  • Can be in groups of up to four students, or work individually.


To submit, students should share:

  • A link to their app, game, or website.
  • A copy of their program
  • A demonstration of how their project works (in a video or presentation format)

Winners' projects will be featured on our website.


Daria Holoman

Daria Holoman
Brook Codes

Judging Criteria

  • Relevancy
    How significant and relevant is the problem that the solution is trying to solve? (Rated on a scale of 1 to 5.)
  • Coolness
    Does the project have a "wow" factor. Is it a reflection of a diverse team’s ingenuity? Is it something a human being would feel delighted, excited, empowered, or even relieved to use? (Rated on a scale of 1 to 5.)
  • Innovation
    Does the project pull something off that hasn’t been pulled off before? Does it do something new and unique? (Rated on a scale of 1 to 5.)
  • Execution
    Is the hack usable in its current state? Is the user experience smooth? Does everything appear to work? Is it well designed? (Rated on a scale of 1 to 5.)