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September 21, 2019


HackHSN is a hackathon - a collaborative programming competition where teams of up to four individuals work against the clock to build innovative technological solutions to significant real world problems. It will be the first hackathon taking place in, and run entirely by, a school in the West Windsor-Plainsboro School District.


Date: September 21, 2019

Time: 8am - 8pm

Location: West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North: 90 Grovers Mill Rd, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536

Who Can Attend: Any high school or college student with a passion for computer science. Absolutely no prior programming experience is required.

Cost to Attendees: Thanks to our wonderful sponsors, this event, including food, swag, and prizes, is entirely free to attend.


Time Event
Check-In 8:00am - 9:00am
Opening Ceremony 9:00am - 9:45am
Find Tables and Get Situated 9:45am - 10:00am
Hacking Begins 10:00am
Workshop 1 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Workshop 2 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch Served 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop 3 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dinner Served 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Final Submissions Due 6:00 PM
Judging 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Closing Ceremony 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


What do I need to bring?

Be sure to bring a computer, your phone, any form of government-issued ID (school ID works), any chargers you might need, and if applicable, any hardware you plan on using in your hack.

How long will I be at HackHSN?

HackHSN is exactly 12 hours from check-in to closing.

Some info on teams?

Teams can range anywhere from 1-4 people. If you do not have a team before the event, worry not - you can find one at the event or on our handy Discord server.

What can I make?

Make anything you want!

How will hacks be evaluated?

Your projects will be evaluated based on their real-world application, technical complexity, and visual appeal, weighed in that order.

What are the prizes?

Expect over $10,000 of vouchers, software subscriptions, cool gadgets, and much more!

How do applications work?

Applications will be reviewed by the HackHSN board, and successful applicants will be notified via the email address on their application. West Windsor-Plainsboro students are guaranteed admittance.

What can I learn?

You will gain a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience simply by building your hack. There will also be fun workshops throughout the hackathon that you can optionally attend.


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September 21, 2019

West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North

90 Grovers Mill Rd, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536

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