CalgaryHacks

CalgaryHacks

Hack this February at the University of Calgary

21 & 22 February 2017 — Calgary, Alberta, Canada




First Prize: $1000

Second Prize: $500

Third Prize: $250

Robot Kits for the team with the best Xamarin Project

Raffle for 3 VR Academy Workshop Tickets


CalgaryHacks is a hackathon hosted by the University of Calgary’s Computer Science Undergraduate Society. Students in teams of up to five will be able to work with the latest technologies to build amazing projects. Happy Hacking!

Schedule

Time

Event

11:30pm

Xamarin Workshop (MS Labs)

12:30pm

Registration (ICT 102)

1:00pm

Opening Ceremonies (ICT 102)

2:00pm

Hackers setup/team formation

3:00pm

Hacking Begins! (MS Labs)

6:00pm

Dinner

12:30am

Midnight Snack

8:00am

Breakfast

12:00pm

Lunch

2:00pm

Warning to wrap-up hacking

3:00pm

Hacking finishes

3:30pm

Judging and project showcase

5:00pm

Closing ceremonies and winner announcements (ICT 102)

FAQ

What is a hackathon?


A hackathon is an invention marathon. Students come together to build cool software & hardware hacks over 24-48 hours. It’s very beginner friendly.

How much does it cost?


Nothing. Attending a hackathon is free.

Do I need to be a student to attend?


Yes. Only students who are currently enrolled at a college/university or have graduated within the past 12 months are eligible to attend.

Will there be reimbursements for travel or shelter?


Unfortunately at this time we will not be providing reimbursements for travel or hotel. Students coming from other cities will be required to make their own travel plans.

Where is the event?


The event is being hosted at the University of Calgary, in the ICT and Math Sciences Building.

What is Major League Hacking?


Major League Hacking is the official student hackathon league in North America & Europe. We work with over 200 Member Events and empower over 70,000 students every year.

Is there a code of conduct?


Yes there is. We enforce it very strongly. You can find it here.

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