Judging Criteria

To be considered for judging, your team and the site you produce must abide by the competition rules.

When judging contest submissions, we will focus on three main areas:

More details about each category are below.


Usability concerns the ease-of-use and learnability of the site. Factors to consider in judging usability:


Presentation concerns the overall look-and-feel of the site and the impression it makes on the user. Factors to consider in judging presentation:


Viability concerns whether the judges believe your site has the ability to attract and retain a user base. Factors to consider in judging viability:

Note: we will not consider whether your site has potential to make money.