Frequently Asked Questions
A hackathon is a day-long invention marathon. Participants work in teams to create awesome projects from scratch, learn new skills and have some fun along the way! All skill levels are very welcome.
Anyone who is eighteen (18) years of age or older as of date of event.
Unfortunately not! However, a number of MLH Local Hack Day events are available for under 18, so keep your eyes on the event page.
Nothing. HackCortona is a free event, with great meals provided thanks to the generosity of our lovely sponsors.
Sure! We'll have gender-separated sleeping rooms available, but bring some things to make yourself comfortable.
Your laptop, any electronics you wish to use, chargers, converters, comfortable clothes, toiletries and a sleeping bag or blanket and pillow. And of course, either your ID or your student ID.
You can hack with how many people you like! However, only teams of 4 or fewer are eligible to win prizes.
Only projects started at the hackathon will be eligible for prizes, as it would be unfair otherwise.
Unfortunately we can not provide travel reimbursement, but have a look at our travel guide to check how you can reach Cortona.
Yes. We follow MLH’s code of conduct , which all attendees, sponsors, volunteers, and staff are required to agree to. We expect all of our attendees to be respectful and considerate of others.
Yes!! Although prizes are not the most important part of the event, we do have amazing prizes.
The hackathon does not have a theme, everyone can let his imagination go wild.