TerribleHacks gives you the freedom to work on whatever you want with no consequences or restrictions. Bring out your most absurd, out of the box or just downright shitty ideas in order to gain experience in new technologies or build up your previous skills.


  • Teams can have a maximum of 4 members
  • All members must be physically present at TerribleHack
  • All members of the team must have been accepted by the signup process


Anyghing as long as it is not useful. 

Hackathon Sponsors


Hillary's Email Server (4)

Best email application

Most Terrible (4)

We just wanted to see, how bad can it really be. We hope to be disappointed.

People's Choice (4)

The people will have the chance to vote, to determine which idea is truly the most Terrible.

Best Meme (4)

How dank can it get?

Wheelchair with Pedals (4)

This award goes to the most / horrible / dark / useless hardware hack at the event. Named in honor of the most hilarious creation ever at TerribleHacks.

Bad Data (4)

Your AI may not be able to take over the world yet, but it will definitely be shitty!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Tom Taubkin

Tom Taubkin

Mohammed Ridwan

Mohammed Ridwan

Graham Clark

Graham Clark

Judging Criteria

  • Terribleness
    Must be Terrible
  • Uselessness
    Must be useless
  • Funiness
    Must be funny
  • Complexity
    Did you have to split the atom to make this meme?

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