What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is an event where motivated people come together and use technology and creativity to build something amazing.

Who can attend?

Any current student! The hackathon is open to designers, writers, computer scientists or anyone interested in hackathons.

What should I bring?

Laptop, chargers, comfortable clothes, and a water bottle. We'll provide you everything else you need.

Do you offer travel reimbursement?

No, everyone attending Local Hack Day should be local. If you're out of state, check out HackCU IV where we offer reimbursement!

Will there be food?

Yes, lots! We will provide three main meals as well as snacks, drinks, and caffeine.

What about teams?

You can have a maximum of 4 members on your team. There will time before the hacking begins where we will help you to find a team.

How can I help?

We always need volunteers and mentors! Email us for more info.

Need to contact us?

Shoot us a message on Facebook or Twitter, or Email us!

Time Event
08:00 am Arrival and Check-in
08:30 am Opening Ceremonies
09:00 am Hacking Begins!
09:00 am Breakfast
09:00 am Team Formation
09:30 am Workshop - Intro to Vim
10:30 am Workshop - Intro to Git/GitHub
11:30 am Workshop - Your First Web Server
12:30 pm Lunch
Time Event
01:30 pm Paper Airplane Competition
03:00 pm Workshop - Build Your Own Website
06:00 pm Dinner
07:00 pm !Light: Disco Edition
08:00 pm Desserts
09:00 pm Hacking Ends!
09:00 pm Project Expo
09:30 pm Closing Ceremonies



Awesome Projects


Energy Drinks


Hours of Hacking