The ultimate hardware hackathon, hosted by Freeman Fabrication Grand Prairie.

BUILDATHON is the ultimate hardware hackathon. Come join us at Freeman Fabrication Grand Prairie for the experience of a lifetime!

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$6,500 in prizes

First Place

Second Place

Third Place

Best Design Hack

Create new ways to design booth environments/displays using VR/AR and other technologies.

Best Build/Assembly Hack

Create new ways to build, assemble, deploy booths/displays using new fab designs, tech, CAD, 3D printing.

Best IoT Hack

Create new ways to reduce waste and lost productivity due to lost items and tools using IoT.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Over 18 only!


Richard Maranville

Richard Maranville
Chief Digital Officer, Freeman

Haluk Kunin

Haluk Kunin
SVP, Strategy and Data, Freeman

Stuart Stapp

Stuart Stapp
SVP, Operations, Freeman

Damon Hernandez

Damon Hernandez

Rashmi Varma

Rashmi Varma

Judging Criteria

  • Impact
  • Functionality
  • Creativity
  • Scalability