Create something to improve student life.

Welcome to the first ever McWiCS hackathon! Our theme is improving student life. Here is the schedule of the event:

Saturday March 10

    • Check-In: 9:30
    • Opening Ceremony: 10:00-11:30
    • Hacking Begins: 12:00
    • Team formation: 11:30-12:00
    • Lunch: 13:00-14:00
    • Workshop from Lighthouse Labs: 13:00-14:30
    • Devpost tutorial: 4:00-4:30
    • Snacks: 15:30-16:30
    • Workshop from Microsoft: 17:00-18:00
    • Dinner: 19:00-20:00
    • Minorities in Tech Meetup and Dessert: 22:00-23:00

Sunday March 11

  • Schedule for Event
    • Midnight Snack: midnight
    • Breakfast: 7:30-9:00
    • Hacking Ends: 12:00
    • Judging and Lunch: 12:00-13:00
    • Closing Ceremony: 13:30-15:00

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$270 in prizes

Top Hack

Hack the Best Fits the Theme

Most Creative Hack

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Anyone is welcome to participate in our hackathon! We do ask that teams are kept to a maximum of 4 participants.


Our theme is improving the lives of students, however the theme is a suggestion and you can create whatever you'd like.


Rahul Mehrota

Rahul Mehrota
Product Manager, Microsoft

Jacinthe Ricard

Jacinthe Ricard
Product Manager, Shopify

Judging Criteria

  • Functionality
  • Originality
  • Quality of Code