Syracuse University's 24-hour VIRTUAL hackathon on Saturday, February 27th. Open to beginners! 
Create anything from applications to websites. Work with a team or solo, and present your project the next day for the chance to win cool prizes!




Saturday, February 27th:

11:30 am - 12:00 pm EST      Opening Ceremony

12:00 pm EST                         Hacking Begins

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST       Networking

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST      Application Design by Example: Tips for Hack by Google Cloud Platform

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST        Learn New Languages Workshop

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST        Introduction to the Twitter API    

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST       Git Workshop presented by IEEE

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm EST       U.S. Airforce Cybersecurity Challenge presented by MLH

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST       Adobe XD Workshop

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EST       Python/CPython/GPU Workshop

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST       MS Paint with Bob Ross by MLH

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST       Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at Vangaurd

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST       Database Programming Workshop

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST       Rapid Full-Stack Web Development Workshop presented by M&T 

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm EST       Intro to Graphics with OpenGL Workshop

8:00 pm - 8:45 pm EST       Ray Tracing Workshop

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST       Command Line Puzzle Challenge

9:30 pm - 10:30 pm EST      Introduction to Deep Learning with Keras

10:00 pm EST                        eSports Event

10:30 pm - 11:30 pm EST      Introduction to GANS (Keras Part 2)

11:00 pm EST                         Among Us


Sunday, February 28th:

1:00 am EST                 

12:00 pm EST                        Hacking Ends

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST       Adding CuseHacks to your Resume

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST      On-Campus Swag Bag Pickup (Schine)

12:30 pm EST                        Judging Begins

4:00 pm EST                         Closing Ceremony


* Zoom links in Discord


  • Go to our website here to apply!
  • Open to all high school and college students.
  • No previous coding experience is required.
  • Teams can be up to 4 members, or you can work alone.


  • Submissions will automatically be considered for 1st-3rd place. To be considered for other catagories, they must be selected upon submission.
  • Submissions must include a 2-5 minute video as an overview/demonstration of your hack.

Hackathon Sponsors


1st Place


2nd Place

Sunrise Alarm Clocks

3rd Place

Sphero Mini Programmable Robot Balls

Best Hack for Social Good

Logitech k380 Keyboards

Best COVID-19 Related Hack

UV Phone Sanitizers

Best Beginner Hack

Smart LED Light Strips

Best Presentation

Night Light Bluetooth Speakers

Best Video Game

Logitech G502 High Performance Gaming Mice

Best Domain Registered with by MLH

PowerSquare Qi Wireless Phone Charger & Backpack

Best Use of Google Cloud by Google Cloud Platform and MLH (3)

Each member of winning team chosen 1st place by GCP will win a North Face Backpack.

Each member of winning team chosen 2nd place by GCP will win a Parkland Backpack.

Each member of winning team chosen 2nd place by MLH will win a Google Swag Bag.

Best Hardware Hack Sponsored by Digi-Key and MLH (2)

Grove Hardware Kits

Best Rapid Full Application Stack Environment Development by M&T Tech

Technologist meet-up and 250.00 Amazon Gift Card

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


MLH Representatives

MLH Representatives

M&T Tech Representatives

M&T Tech Representatives

Vanguard Representatives

Vanguard Representatives

Google Cloud Platform Representatives

Google Cloud Platform Representatives
Google Cloud Platform

Jeff Passetti

Jeff Passetti
iSchool Adjunct Faculty

Sarah Weber

Sarah Weber
iSchool Director of Employer & Corporate Relations

Kristopher Micinski

Kristopher Micinski
EECS Assistant Professor

Julie Walas

Julie Walas
Director of Recruitment and Student Engagement

Lev Gubin

Yuri Danilov

Yuri Danilov

Sergey Denisov

Mikle Alpha

Mikle Alpha

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
    How high-tech/technically intricate is your project?
  • Creativity/Originality
    How inventive is your project?
  • Design
    How organized/aesthetically pleasing is your project?
  • Impact
    How does your project stand out next to others?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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