McHacks

McHacks

McGill University · Jan 28-29, 2023

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Dream. Develop. Deploy!

For 24 hours, over 500 of the boldest young minds across the globe come together for a jam-packed online weekend of beginner-to-pro workshops, networking, and epic hacking.

Whether you're writing your first line of code, playing around with APIs, or building the next blockchain, McHacks is the place for you. We'll see you this January at the 10th annual rendition of Canada's original collegiate hackathon!

Interested in sponsoring McHacks?

This winter, the best and brightest students from around the world will connect for 24 hours to shake the world of technology. We want you to be a part of this incredible experience, and we need your help to bring it to life!

Spend a weekend with McHacks and witness tomorrow’s leaders using your technologies to solve real problems from the ground up. We've got a table with your name on it!

Any questions?

What is a hackathon?
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A hackathon is a social coding event where programmers, designers, and developers collaborate to solve a problem.
When is McHacks?
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This year, we'll be running McHacks for 24 hours! It will start on Saturday at 8am and end on Sunday at 4pm Eastern time on the weekend of January 28-29.
How can I participate in McHacks?
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This year McHacks is taking place in person at the University Centre Building on the McGill University campus. We’ll provide more details on the specifics as we get closer to McHacks, but right now all you need to do is apply.
Who can participate?
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Students from all backgrounds and skill levels are welcome at McHacks.
What skills do I need to participate?
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We welcome students with a variety of skill sets! While experience coding and programming is a plus, we offer beginner friendly workshops and mentorship to get you started. Teams will also need people with strong presentation skills and brilliant ideas.
Do I need a team?
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While you can work alone, McHacks is a social event and working with others is encouraged. If you don’t have one already, there are a few ways to find a team: Ask your friends and invite them to McHacks, ask around in the McHacks Discord server, or form a team at our team formation session at the beginning of McHacks.
How big can my team be?
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Teams can be up to four people.
How much does it cost?
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Nothing! Thanks to our amazing sponsors, McHacks is completely free for all our hackers.
Will there be prizes?
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Yes! Prizes will be announced closer to McHacks.
I have more questions!
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We have answers! Feel free to send us a DM on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, or email us at contact@mchacks.ca if you have any questions or concerns.
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