+ what's a hackathon?
hackathons are invention marathons where attendees
are encouraged to collaborate on a project.
hackers will be in a fun, supportive environment
with the necessary tools provided to create excellent projects.
newbies encouraged, normies aren’t. this is a safe space to
create the weirdest, quirkiest, and most amazing projects ever.
college students from anywhere are welcome, even if you’re not a computer
science major or have never been to a hackathon before!
+ how do I apply?
click the registration button above!
due to space constraints, we’re unable to accept everyone,
but we’re looking for students with a broad variety of interests
and backgrounds who are excited about building crazy
things and learning in the process. if you’ve never
been to a hackathon or don’t have tons of software
development experience, that won’t disadvantage you in the review process!
we’ll review the first wave of applications starting january 1st,
and send out decisions mid-january.
+ when and where is uncommon hacks?
february 15 - 16, 2020 at the polsky exchange,
1452 e 53rd st, 2nd floor, chicago, il, 60615.
+ how much does it cost?
nothing! uncommon hacks will provide wifi, meals, swag, and workspace.
+ do you offer travel reimbursement?
this year, we will not be offering travel reimbursement
for uncommon hacks. if you have any questions or concerns
about travel, feel free to message us or email us at email@example.com!
+ what does the application process and timeline look like?
the process starts out with the hackathon application, which consists
of basic personal questions as well as a few short answer ones.
the uncommon hacks team will be reviewing the applications in waves,
and the results of your application should show in your application
portal. if you’ve been accepted, you will have an RSVP link to complete
as confirmation of your attendance. from there, you’re all set - see you in Chicago!
+ what exactly happens at a hackathon?
we’ve written a more detailed
about what uncommon hacks
is like from a hacker’s perspective.
+ do you have other rules?
yes, we follow the major league hacking
code of conduct
+ what if i have another question?
email firstname.lastname@example.org or shoot us a facebook message.