Who can attend?
Anyone! If you’re reading this, you can attend. This includes people who have never been to a hackathon before. You do not need to be an expert to participate, and the people at the event are super friendly. We have mentors and helpers to support you, so please do come over!
Does this cost money?
Absolutely not! Admission is free, and so is the food.
Where do I sign up?
You can sign up and apply right here: apply.hackathonx.de
What is the deadline for application?
The deadline for application is December 5th 2019, 23:59:59 GMT+1. The competition starts on December 7th 2019.
What size can a team be?
Teams can be up to 4 people. If you want to hack alone, that’s totally fine. If you are still looking for a team, don’t worry, we will have a team building session at the event.
What do I need to bring?
An official photo ID, a laptop and its charger. That’s about it!
Do I have to compete?
Absolutely not! However we do encourage you to take the chance, because there’s nothing to lose! Everyone has a chance to win, whether professional hacker or first-timer.
We want you to have a great time and tons of fun. Just make yourself comfortable and we’re sure that you’ll create an awesome game and enjoy yourself.
Where can I sleep?
All-nighters are cool, but if you need some rest, there’s an option for you. We provide a fairly quiet area where you can take a nap. However, we do not provide any sleeping equipment, so please bring a sleeping bag or whatever else you need to sleep comfortably.
How do I get there?
The event is hosted at the museum x in Karlsruhe, Germany. Take a tram to the station “Marktplatz”, it’s only a couple of meters away from the venue.
I have never been to a hackathon, what now?
Try it! People are super friendly, and no, you do not have to be an expert to participate. We have mentors and helpers ready to help you, so please come over!
What's a hackathon?
A hackathon is a programming marathon, where teams of 2-4 put their ideas together to create something exciting in only 32 hours.
Do you have a Code of Conduct?
Yes we do, and it is very important to us! You can find it here: Code of Conduct