NeoHacks

July 30 - Aug 1, 2021 • Virtual

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Welcome to NeoHacks!

NeoHacks is a 48-hour hackathon taking place July 23-25, 2021 where hundreds of students from around the world will come together virtually to learn new skills, meet new friends, and build awesome projects. We provide beginner-friendly workshops, mentorship, fun games, and more. The first day of the event will be a workshop-based learnathon where you will get a chance to gain new skills. The second day will be dedicated towards your building a project with your team.

FAQ

Where is this held?

Due to COVID-19, NeoHacks is completely virtual and will take place on Zoom and Discord.

What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is a great place to learn new skills, make new friends, and have fun. By the end of the hackathon, you will have turn in a project for feedback from judges.

Who is eligible to participate?

This hackathon is open to anyone regardless of their identity. We highly encourage beginners to participate!

How can I prepare for a hackathon?

No advanced preparation is necessary! We have workshops tailored to those who are new to coding and intro workshops to help beginner hackers.

What if I don't have a team?

There will be several team formation opportunities before and during the event. Although working with a team (of 1-4 hackers) is highly encouraged, you may choose to work alone.

Prizes

Best Overall

Every project submitted will be entered in this category. Winners will each receive a Discord Nitro subscription along with a $50 Amazon gift-card.

Most Creative

You'll each win a $20 gift-card along with a one-year license for Sketch, a design platform used by over one million people — from freelancers, to the world’s largest teams.

Best Web App

Create a web application using any technologies of choice for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card for each member of your team.

Best Mobile App

Create a mobile application using any technologies of choice for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card for each member of your team.

Best Workshop Hack

Attend a workshop and base your project off what you learned at that workshop. Be sure to tell us which workshop you attended and how you took your project further after the workshop.

Workshops

Intro to HTML/CSS

This workshop serves as an introduction to web development with HTML and CSS.

Intro to Figma

Learn how to use Figma, a free design and prototyping software, to develop the UI for your project.

Intro to Databases

Know the basics of web development and want to take it further? Learn how to set up a database and use it in your project.

Intro to Next.js (React)

Learn the basics of Next.js, a React framework to build modern, dynamic websites.

Workshop Host

@Sam Poder

Intro to Python

This workshop serves as a basic introduction to python, a powerful, general-purpose programming language with a diverse range of applications.

Sponsors

Hack Club Bank

Team

Risha Jhangiani

Risha Jhangiani

Lead Organizer. she/her

Marius Schaefer

Marius Schaefer

Social Media. he/him

Daniel Katz

Daniel Katz

Operations. he/him

Daniel Shubin

Daniel Shubin

Sponsorships. he/him

Neta Shubin

Neta Shubin

Outreach. she/her

Ella

Ella

Branding. she/her