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.
|Check-In||8:00am - 9:00am|
|Opening Ceremony||9:00am - 9:45am|
|Find Tables and Get Situated||9:45am - 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 - 7:00 PM|
|Final Submissions Due||6:00 PM|
|Judging||6:00 PM - 6:45 PM|
|Top 5 Presentation||7:00 PM - 7:30 PM|
|Hackathon Ends||8:00 PM|
Be sure to bring a computer, your phone, your admission ticket, any form of government-issued ID, any chargers you might need, and if applicable, any hardware you plan on using in your hack.
HackHSN is exactly 12 hours from check-in to closing.
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.
Make anything you want!
Your projects will be evaluated based on their real-world application, technical complexity, and visual appeal, weighed in that order.
Expect over $10,000 of vouchers, software subscriptions, cool gadgets, and much more!
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.
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.