The hackathon
for <code> lovers

February 10-11, 2018

Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
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< About >

A programming marathon for code lovers to create something outstanding within 24 hours. Focused on the "learn by doing" principle, it is the natural habitat for people who code for the sake of coding. It will take place during the event Semana da Engenharia Informática.

Games and relax moments

When programming becomes a challenge, take a moment to have fun, relax, participate in challenges and even to expand your network by connecting to other attendees.

Win amazing prizes

Take the chance to win prizes valued at 1000€ total. Ready for the challenge? Sketch up your idea, code your prototype and captivate the jury to be one of the three winner projects.


< Location >

Universidade do Minho

R. da Universidade
4710-057 Braga

GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 41.559961

Longitude: -8.397652

< Schedule >

Saturday, February 10
Doors and registration open 09h30
Opening session 10h00
Hackathon begins 10h30
Lunch 12h30
Dinner 20h00
Sunday, February 11
Breakfast 08h30
Demos start 09h30
Hackathon ends 10h30
Presentations start 10h45
Award ceremony & closing session 12h30

< Backers >

< Frequently asked questions >
< F.A.Q. >

What is a hackathon?

It is a programming marathon, where teams of 2-4 put their ideas together to create something exciting in only 24 hours. It gives hackers the chance to turn their ideas into prototypes.

Can I participate?

To be eligible for participation, you need to be a university student or recently left the university. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept students under 18 years old.

How do I register?

After applying for the hackathon using your Github account, you should either create or join a team. Only teams of 2-4 are eligible for acceptance, but full teams are preferable.

What about sleep?

We have a special room for people who want to get some Z's during the night. It is also recommended to take some time to rest during the marathon.

What do I need to bring?

Just your laptop and lots of motivation for this hackathon. We provide free Wi-fi access, food and one table for teams to work on their ideas.

What about food?

We provide lunch, dinner and snacks during the event. You are able to specify dietary restrictions in your profile. We'll do our best to fulfill them.

What is the subject?

This hackathon is subject-free. We encourage you to think out of the box, build up your idea prototype and surprise the jurors.

Don't have a team?

We have an active Slack community with all potential attendees. Join us on Slack, find your buddies and build up a talented team!

What are the rules?

Your should be aware of the Regulation of the hackathon and entirely respect the Code of Conduct.