Major League Hacking 2021 Hackathon Season


NewHacks

24 Hour Beginner Friendly Digital Hackathon

University of Toronto
November 7-8, 2020


About us

Join us at NewHacks to transform your ideas into reality! In this 24-hour event, you and your team will make a project from scratch using software and present your project to a panel of industry judges to compete for prizes. This year, the theme for NewHacks is digital education and life convenience - so be creative with software solutions to improve online learning or quality of life!

Our hackathon is specifically for participants with little to no hacking experience. This year, for the first time we will be opening up applications to high school students! To help facilitate your learning experience, we will host online workshops throughout the event featuring speakers from some of the top companies in the industry. We can't wait to see your creations!

Registration Opens In

Days


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Schedule

Saturday

9AM

Participant Registration

10AM

Opening Ceremonies

11AM

Hacking Begins

Various

Workshops & Activities

Sunday

11AM

Hacking Ends!

12PM

Judging

3PM

Closing Ceremonies

4PM

End



FAQ

  • What is a hackathon?
    A hackathon is a big bonanza where people come together to create projects together with the newest and most exciting tech.
  • How much does it cost?
    $0! IEEE UofT is a student club that aims to provide students accessible technical events.
  • When can I expect to hear back after I applied?
    There will be 1 round of acceptances tentatively scheduled for Oct 26th/27th. We review applications on a rolling basis so apply early!
  • Who can apply? What if I have no experience?
    Applicants that are currently in either highschool or university are welcomed to apply! We are a beginner friendly hackathon, so no hackathon experience is needed to participate! We are all here to learn :)
  • What equipment and support will be provided?
    Unfortunately, due to the current situation of COVID19, we won’t be able to provide any hardware. However, there will be lots of mentors ready to help you! During the online hackathon, there will be a breakout room for all the mentors where you will be able to access at all times and get immediate help.
  • How do online hackathons work?
    The entire hackathon will be conducted online. You will be able to stay safe and comfortably at home while doing this hackathon. You will be able to communicate to your team via online meetings and you will be submitting your final products online.


Sponsors

Mathworks Daisy Intelligence Rotman School of Management Analog Devices ecobee AMD Huawei

If you'd like to sponsor us, feel free to reach out: newhacks@ieee.utoronto.ca

Check out last year!