Organized by HackCU and MLH
Sponsored by Microsoft

200 Hackers · 12 Hours

December 7th 2019

All the important questions. Answered.

What should I bring?

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

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.

I'm a beginner. Can I still apply?

Absolutely! We encourage hackers of all levels to come build and learn! We really focus on catering to newcomers’ needs by providing tutorials and online resources. We are extremely beginner friendly!

What is a hackathon?

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

Do you offer travel reimbursement?

No, everyone attending Local Hack Day should be local. If you’re out of state, check out HackCU VI, where we offer reimbursements!

How can I help?

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

Need to contact us?

Shoot us a message at @hackcu, or at

Who can attend?

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

Will there be food?

Plenty! We will provide three meals a day as well as snacks, drinks, and caffeine.

What if I am not a student?

Be a volunteer or mentor! Email us for more info.

Live Page for Local Hack Day!

Event Schedule
Subject to change.

Time Event
8:00 am Arrival and Check-in
8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am Opening Ceremonies
9:00 am Hacking Begins!
9:00 am Team formation
12:00 pm Lunch
Time Event
6:00 pm Dinner
8:00 pm Desserts
9:00 pm Hacking Ends
9:00 pm Project Expo
10:00 pm End of event

Oh! We've also got lots of workshops, tech talks, and games planned along the way!

Want to build Local Hack Day with us?

Help us make this happen and welcome over 200 awesome hackers. Register now!


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Local Hack Day is happening at the Idea Forge on December 7th

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