Major League Hacking 2017 Hackathon Season


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Northfield, MN
April 15-16, 2017


200 students. 24 hours. Limitless possibilities.

We're excited to announce CarlHacks Gives Back, Carleton College's third national hackathon. This edition of CarlHacks aims to celebrate Carleton College's sesquicentennial year in Northfield by hacking for local nonprofits looking to make technological improvements--projects which aim to assist these organizations will be eligible to win special prizes. Undergrads over the age of 18 from any university in the US are invited to register.

Why CarlHacks?

  • Compete in teams to win exciting prizes and help Northfield's nonprofits improve technology within their organizations

  • Get one-on-one help from professors and professional developers, engineers, and entrepreneurs

  • Attend Git and web development courses for beginners, and workshops on advanced topics throughout the event

  • Chat with major companies and organizations and kickstart your internship or job search

  • Hack with Oculus Rifts, Pebble watches, Leap Motions, and more from the hardware lab

  • Eat delicious catered meals, snacks, and of course, drink excessive amounts of coffee

  • Need a coding break? Take a nap on an air mattress, enjoy our 880-acre arboretum, or participate in one of our exciting mini-events, complete with mini-prizes

Registration Guidelines

  • Hackers must be over the age of 18 by April 2017, and be currently enrolled in a US undergraduate institution.

  • Teams can include up to 4 hackers each.

  • Registration is closed for all non-Carleton College students as of 11:59PM CST on March 1st, 2017.

  • Carleton College students may submit their registration prior to 11:59PM CST on April 1st, 2017.

Meet the CarlHacks Board

Makala Hieshima

Director of Operations

Makala is a sophomore CS major at Carleton College. She takes bribes in the form of burritos.

Alyssa Neidhart

Director of Finance

Alyssa is a junior Economics major at Carleton College. She prefers to be called "Coach," spoken with a Minnesotan accent.

Jack Wege

Director of Marketing

Jack is a junior Economics major at Carleton College. He enjoys stealing kills in League of Legends and ordering Domino's pizza.

Hazel Que

Board Member

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Contact Us

Shoot us an email at [email protected] if you have any questions, special needs, or if there's anything else we can do to ensure CarlHacks 2017 goes smoothly for you. This is an MLH event, so we request that all attendees abide by the MLH code of conduct, and agree to a photo/video release during registration.

Past Sponsors

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