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About Us

Hackville is Sheridan’s flagship 36-hour hackathon, where students from different fields in GTA come together to create innovative software solutions. Our mission is to give the future generation of leaders opportunities to explore, collaborate, and jumpstart their careers. Join us for a great time with amazing prizes, networking opportunities, and a once-in-a-lifetime learning experience!

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Truly beginner-friendly

New to hackathons and don’t know where to start? Don’t worry! We have all the resources for you to get started in the tech industry and beyond.

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A safe space for you to explore

This hackathon was built by students just like you, who were looking for an inclusive and empowering place to challenge themselves and innovate.

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Collaboration like no other

Make lifelong friends with other students also passionate about tech! As they say, teamwork makes the dream work.

Why Participate?

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Our Past Successes

Last year’s event was a tremendous success—

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36 hours
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150 Hackers
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$10k+ in prizes
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Make Connections

We gathered over 150 hackers last year from all around GTA with different backgrounds. Meet like-minded students and form new connections for the future!

Build something cool

Take part in exciting challenges and endless possibilities! Even as a new-coming hacker, we have the resources to make your time shine.
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Win amazing prizes

Interested in winning some prizes? Last year we gave away more than $10,000 worth of prizes — this year we’re back with more!
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Make Connections

We had over 100 hackers last year from all backgrounds — you’re sure to meet like-minded students and form lifelong friendships.

Build something cool

With exciting challenges to inspire you, the possibilities are endless.

Win amazing prizes

Last year, we gave away more than $10,000 in prizes — and we have lots to give away this year!
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All Are Welcome

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First time participating in a hackathon? Unfamiliar with coding? We got you! Step out of your comfort zone by building a new project.

Aspiring professionals
High-school students
Students
1st Years
2nd Years
Technologists
Developers
Designers
Product Managers
DAY 1
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Opening Ceremony
Workshops & Events
Check in with Mentors

DAY 2
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Ideation and Building
Workshops & Events
Check in with Mentors

DAY 3
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Check in with Mentors
Judging
Closing Ceremony

Sponsors

We would love to have you join us at our event! How do I become a sponsor?

Past sponsors

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MLH logo
AWS logo
Sheridan Student Union logo
Sheridan Alumni Office logo
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IBM logo
GitHub logo
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Alan logo
Assembly AI logo
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Leading Learners logo
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Speer logo
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Frequently Asked Questions

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what is a hackathon?

A hackathon is a sprint-like event where innovators and inventors, usually students, can come together to solve real-world challenges using technology.

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When do hacker applications open?

The applications are open on December 2022. Join our waiting list to be the first to be notified when applications are open!

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Where and where is the event?

The event is scheduled to be on February 10-12, 2023. Hosted at Sheridan College's Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) near Square One.

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Will Hackville be in-person or virtual?

Hackville 2023 will be a fully in-person hackathon, hosted at Sheridan College. This year we will not be offering attendees to join remotely, as we’re striving hard to build the best hackathon experience possible with genuine connections and awesome prizes!

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How do I apply?

Applications will open soon! Please sign up for our mailing list to be alerted when they go live here.

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Is Hackville free? Or How much does it cost to attend Hackville?

Applying and attending Hackville is completely free⁠—yes $0! We aim to make our hackathon as accessible as possible and you’ll get access to mentors, workshops, and prizes at no extra cost.

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What if I’ve never been to a hackathon before?

No problem! That’s the best reason to join us and try something new, as Hackville recruits people of all skill levels and experiences. We also have workshops, mentors, and other resources to support you during the event!

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How do teams work?

Form a team of up to 4 people during the event! You can form a team beforehand or find a team during the event for a true hackathon experience. We’ll be hosting a team-building session for those that are looking for teammates as well.

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What kind of events will there be?

We’re planning on organizing a wide range of workshops so that hackers can get the most out of the event! Look forward to sessions including mentorship, workshops, and more.

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Can I submit a project I’ve already worked on?

No, this is strictly prohibited and you will be disqualified if a submitted project was worked on before the hackathon. All coding and design work must be done during the event.

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Is there a code of conduct?

Yes! We require all hackers to abide by the MLH code of conduct.

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What if I still have questions?

No worries, please e-mail us at sheridanhackville@gmail.com and we will be more than happy to answer your question!

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Contact Us

Questions not listed here? Contact us at sheridanhackville@gmail.com and we’d be more than happy to answer your questions.

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Hackers

Sign up to be one of the first alerted when Hackville 2023 opens!

Pre-Register Now
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Sponsors

Interested in sponsoring? Check out our sponsorship package for more information!

Sponsorship Package
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Mentors & Volunteers

Want to become a mentor or volunteer at Hackville this year? Let us know!

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