When and where is it?
It starts on April 8 at 10 am, and will end on April 9 at around 2 pm. The address is 6600 Dumbarton Cir, Fremont, CA, 94555.

Do I have to stay the entire 24 hours?
Nope! You can come and go whenever you want for most of the hackathon. However, doors will close at 7 pm on Saturday. After that time, nobody is allowed to leave or enter the building until 9 am Sunday, when the doors open again.
 
How much will this cost me?
This event, including food, swag, and awesome prizes is completely free!
 
Do I need a team?
You may have a team before the event, make a team during the event, or code on your own. ​​​
 
Do I need any programming experience?
You may want to know the basics, but nothing is required. There will also be workshops where you can improve your skills.
 
Who can attend?
Any high school student may apply for and attend the main hackathon.
 
What should I bring?
- A laptop
- Chargers
- Blanket or pillow/Sleeping Bag
​- Deodorant + Toothbrush + Toothpaste
- Any hardware that you cannot hack without or that your hack is based on
 
Will there be overnight adult supervision?
Yes, there will be a security guard and about 10 adult mentors with the participants overnight.

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$3,260 in prizes

Overall first: Cheerwig Quadcopter Drones

Overall second: VRidium Virtual Reality Headsets

Overall third: One $150 Amazon gift card

Best use of Sketchapp

10 Sketchapp licenses

Best Onyx Hack

5 Onyx Beacons

Best Hack Submitted on .tech Domain

4 $100 Amazon Vouchers

Best Beginner Hack

$2,000 Make School Scholarships

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Servane Demol

Servane Demol
President for Code for Fun

Swapan Saha

Swapan Saha
Senior Director at SAP Labs

Oliver Belanger

Oliver Belanger
42

Christopher Renfrow

Christopher Renfrow
42

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    A perfect blend of uniqueness, thinking out of the box, and efficiency.
  • Usefulness
    Can be easily used as a viable solution when a situation arises.
  • Polish/Design
    Fluid user interface to communicate information to users without confusion.
  • Technical Difficulty
    Shows adept fortitude in the presented technology (i.e. APIs, languages, hardware etc.).

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