The first collegiate hackathon to call the rockin' city of Nashville, Tennessee home.

Welcome to VandyHacks IV - Vanderbilt University's annual collegiate hackathon! We welcome hackers of all skill levels and backgrounds to attend our event. Our official hacker guide can be found at

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  • Participants must be enrolled in a college, university, or trade school (or have graduated within the past six months) and possess a student ID.
  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Team sizes are capped at 4 participants.


Sam Gehret

Sam Gehret
Senior Product Manager, MicroStrategy

Robyn Mace

Robyn Mace
Chief Data Officer, City of Nashville

Ben Taylor

Ben Taylor
Founder & CEO, Doorport

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
  • Presentation
  • Efficacy
  • Originality