The largest high school hackathon in Waterloo!

JAMHacks 3 is the largest high school hackathon in Waterloo! On May 4-5, we are bringing together 200 students from high schools all over Ontario for a full 24 hours of creating, learning and innovating.

See for the schedule and more information!

View full rules


$810 in prizes

First Place

• $500 Indico API credits
• Sketch License

Second Place

• $250 Indico API credits
• Maple License
• Swag Bag

Third Place

• $100 Indico API Credits
• EA Game

Best Beginner Hack Presented by Hack the North

• Guaranteed Acceptance to Hack the North.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


JAMHacks is open to any high school student in Ontario! You don’t need to have any experience!

See the full rules for details.


Judges and Mentors

Judges and Mentors

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity ( /10)
    Is the idea unique and innovative?
  • Usefulness ( /5)
    What are the real-world applications?
  • Presentation ( /5)
    Does it look polished and professional?
  • Technical Difficulty ( /5)
    What type of technical challenges did you solve?