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Who can participate?
Anybody who is a graduate or undergraduate student is welcome to participate! We would love to have you regardless of your level of experience or background. Our event is free for all students.
How many people can I have on my team?
You can either work individually or in a team of up to four people. We will be helping people find teams to work with on our chat platform!
How can I ask for help on my project?
We will be mentoring hackathon attendees on our chat platform. Stop by and ask any questions you have, big or small!
Will there be any workshops?
We will be hosting a variety of beginner and advanced workshops. Our sponsors will also be hosting their own workshops to introduce attendees to their platforms. Our sponsors and ourselves will also be hosting a handful of side competitions in addition to the main hackathon. All of these will be posted on the schedule and announced on our chat platform as they occur.
How do I make a DevPost submission?
DevPost has a guide about how to make a submission on their site. As we will be doing all judging virtually by looking at DevPost submissions, please make sure your submission reflects your project well! Feel free to attach images, videos, and github pages with source code. Here are some more tips about how to make a winning post.
Are there any special rules for a virtual hackathon?
As with normal hackathons, we will be enforcing our code of conduct. We have no other formal rules we will be enforcing, but we ask our attendees to be conscious of the ongoing pandemic; if you are competing with a team, please meet virtually.
What if I don't know how to code?
We would love to have you anyway! Hackathons are open to artists, scientists, musicians, writers, and anybody who wants to build something amazing!
What are the prizes?
For our fall hackathon 2020, we're giving away iPad Pros, drones, mechanical keyboards, and more! Our most up to date prize information is on DevPost.
Are you providing hardware?
Since we're not able to meet in person, we will, unfortunately, not be able to provide hardware for our event. Please feel free to use any hardware you have available for your project!
Can I enter a project that I entered in another hackathon?
Yes, however, we will be judging projects exclusively on commits/contributions made during our active hacking times. If you're attending more
than one hackathon at the same time, we'd love to see you in our workshops and on our chat platform!
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