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What is Local Hack Day: Learn 2022? 

Local Hack Day: Learn is your opportunity to spend a week focused on learning the skills you’ve always wanted to tackle. In accepting this quest, you are in for an adventure featuring workshops, fun mini-events, challenges, panels, and more. These will help you to earn experience points no matter what level of hacking you are at, whether it’s writing your first lines of code or creating a multi-faceted project. 

We will be bringing back all of your favorite features from Local Hack Day Learn, Build, and Share 2021 like challenges, live technical sessions with MLHers, mini-events galore, and some cool content from our partners! Here’s a sneak peek:

  • Beginner-friendly workshops

  • Challenges for all difficulty levels and all topics such as design, social, technical, entrepreneurial

  • Hacker-run guilds

  • Talks from friends of MLH and our partners

  • Live sessions run by MLHers

  • And maybe an appearance from Totally Not Ryan (TNR)

Can I get swag at this event?

Yes, of course! LHD: Learn will feature some amazing 2022 Hackathon Season swag…you’ll have to participate to find out exactly what you’re getting!  

 What is a Guild? How can I be a part of it?

One of the best parts of our community is that it allows people to meet and make connections with others, regardless of where you live. guilds are smaller communities within Major League Hacking. Whether you come in with a guild or not, you won’t be hacking alone. 

 

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

Learn your friends Music Taste (create a party playlist app)

Create an application that lets a group of listeners send songs to queue for everyone. You can do this through any platform you’d like. Make sure to submit your hack on our Day 7 Devpost, and get your dancing shoes on.

Learn about Artificial Intelligence

We know AI is one of the most popular topics to explore, and we want to challenge you to spend some time this weekend learning more about it. If you’re already familiar, take some time to dive deeper. If you’re new to the topic, follow a tutorial or just spend some time watching videos or reading guides. Tell us what you learned on the Day 7 Devpost.

Learn how to use Bootstrap

Try incorporating Bootstrap into a website - either one you’ve already created or spin up a new one. Show it to us on the Day 7 Devpost.

Learn about sports

Create a hack to celebrate a sport you enjoy or want to learn more about! . The sky's the limit here - you could have an AI watch and analyze footage, a database store scores, a mobile version of the game, or anything else you can dream up!. Submit your demo on the Day 7 Devpost to score a touchdown.

Create a Travel Booking Hack

As we get closer to a time where travel will be common again, get ready to travel by creating a hack that can help you. Think about the headaches of travel like booking flights, busses, trains, and cars, and create a hack to make all this simpler! Visit us on the Day 7 Devpost to submit.

Learn SQL

Databases add a level of complexity to many hacks, and understanding SQL can benefit you in your hacker journey. Create a project that incorporates SQL databases, or simply learn how to write a few SQL queries. You can seek(ql) our Day 7 Devpost here.

Use an Email API

Ever feel bogged down with email? Check out some email APIs and see if there is anything you could streamline in your inbox. Don’t email us your solution, submit it on the Day 7 Devpost.

Update a classic video game

Calling all gamers! Pick out a classic video game (you can use your own judgement on what counts as “classic”) and update it! This could mean updating the graphics, music, or creating a replica of it. Challenge the rest of LHD to your game on the Day 7 Devpost.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

Your challenge submission must be completed within the submission period( Saturday, October 16th at 12 PM EST - Monday, October 18th at 3 AM ET

When relevent, your code must be available in some sort of public repository. 

If you're continuing work on an old project, you MUST specify in your Devpost what was worked on 1) before this day one of Local Hack Day: Learn 2022 and 2) during day day of Local Hack Day: Learn 2022.  

Judges

Major League Hacking

Major League Hacking

Judging Criteria

  • None
    Local Hack Day: Learn is about celebrating our love for learning. Instead of judging projects and awarding prizes, we are giving out points to hackers who complete these challenges.

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