March 13 - 14, 2020
Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

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One hundred students from all disciplines from the GTA are invited to come create, challenge, and solve a real-world issue this year at Sheridan College's second annual hackathon. Hackville 2020 will bring together innovators, technology enthusiasts, designers, and entrepreneurs in a creative and collaborative environment. Hackville is a student run event where over the duration of 18 hours students are immersed in tech culture and encouraged to exercise their imagination to create interesting and innovative hacks.

Hackville 2019 Recap

100

Hackers

42

Hours

23

Projects

$4K

Prizes

Why Should I Do A Hack?

Gain Experience

Gain Experience

Make Connections

Make Connections

Create Prototypes

Create Prototypes

Frequently asked questions

  • A hackathon is a sprint-like event where innovators and inventors, usually students, can come together to solve real-world challenges using technology. They can be as long as an weekend.

  • Yes! As a beginner-friendly hackathon, we will set you up with the knowledge you need to start your first hackathon project, along with mentors.

  • Hackville is completely free for 100 students! We want to make our event as accessible as possible, regardless of financial ability or otherwise.

  • We are allowing team sizes of up to 4 people on a team.
    You can come with a team, though we highly encourage creating your team at the event!
    At the very beginning of the hackathon we will hold a team building session for anybody who does not have a team at that time.

  • Anything! We encourage any and all forms of solutions: whether it’s a game, app, hardware, AR, or anything at all.

  • No, you will be disqualified if a submitted project was worked on prior to the hackathon weekend. All coding and design work must be done during the hackathon weekend.

  • Laptop, pens, paper and any other tools you may use to solve problems. We will provide food, power and a safe work environment for all teams.

  • Yes! More information coming soon.

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

Get involved

Without volunteers and mentors, Hackville would never be possible! We are looking for people to volunteer or mentor at the upcoming Hackville 2020!