A 12-hour hackathon at The University of Alabama!

MLH Local Hack Day is a 12 hour hack day on your school's campus that brings together the local hacker community to celebrate building awesome technology. On December 2nd 2017, students around the world will be simultaneously hosting their own MLH Local Hack Day at their school, resulting in the single largest day of student hacking ever.

Whether you're a seasoned hackathon veteran or have never been to a hackathon before, MLH Local Hack Day is the best way to kick off the 2018 MLH Hackathon Season.

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Prizes

$200 in prizes

Best of Show

Amazon gift credit of $40 to be evenly distributed amongst team via email codes.

Hacker's Choice

Voted on by your peers- make sure to get +1s on Devpost!

Amazon gift credit of $40 to be evenly distributed amongst team via email codes.

Best Web App

Amazon gift credit of $40 to be evenly distributed amongst team via email codes.

Best Mobile App

Amazon gift credit of $40 to be evenly distributed amongst team via email codes.

Best Game

Amazon gift credit of $40 to be evenly distributed amongst team via email codes.

Most Useless

Winners of the Most Useless award will win something useless...

Top 3 (2)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Dr. John Lusth

Dr. John Lusth
Associate Professor of Computer Science at The University of Alabama

Emily Huynh

Emily Huynh
Executive Director CrimsonHacks 2017

Joey Murphy

Joey Murphy
Hackathon Master

Dr. Susan Burkett

Dr. Susan Burkett
Alabama Power Foundation Endowed Professor

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
  • Polish
  • Originality
  • Usefulness