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RidgeHacks 2019 - April 27th

A New Jersey High School Hackathon

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8:00 AM - 8:30 AMCheck In
8:30 AM - 9:00 AMOpening Ceremony
9:00 AMHacking Starts
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMBreakfast
10:00 AMSmash Tournament Starts
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMGitHub Workshop
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMLunch
2:00 PM - 2:30 PMCup Stacking
4:00 PM - 6:00 PMMLH Localhost Website Design
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMDinner
9:00 PMHacking Ends
9:15 PM - 9:45 PMJudging
10:00 PM - 10:45 PMDemos & Closing Ceremony


8:00 AM - 8:30 AM:
Check In
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM:
Opening Ceremony
9:00 AM:
Hacking Starts
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM:
10:00 AM:
Smash Tournament Starts
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM:
GitHub Workshop
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM:
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM:
Cup Stacking
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM:
MLH Localhost Website Design
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM:
9:00 PM:
Hacking Ends
9:15 PM - 9:45 PM:
10:00 PM - 10:45 PM:
Demos & Closing Ceremony

Event Details

Date: April 27th, 2019
Who can attend: Any student with an interest in computer science and programming can sign up. No previous experience is required.
Cost to attend: This event, including food, swag, prizes, and more is entirely free for all participants.

What is a Hackathon?

A hackathon is an event where students individually or collaboratively create innovative solutions with technology, often using hardware, software, or both! Students present and share their ideas with other participants and can be awarded with prizes for their work. In addition, due to many workshops and experienced mentors, a hackathon is a great learning opportunity and experience. Overall, hackathons are an excellent event for any student with an interest in computer science and programming to attend, no matter the skill level.


An idea is the foundation of any hack. Be creative!


For 14 straight hours, you have the ability to create, tune, and refine your ideas


You have the opportunity to exhibit and share what you've made to the judges and the community


There will be several workshops taking place during this hackathon, which are amazing ways to pick up a new skill/langauge.


How long is RidgeHacks?

14 hours from check-in to the end of closing ceremonies. Hacking is 12 hours long.

What do I need to bring?

A laptop/computer, an ID, and any hardware you plan on using in your hack.

How do teams work?

Teams are composed of up to 4 people. We can help you find a team at the event if you don't have one.

What can I make?

Anything you want - hardware, software, or a mix!

What can I win?

Prizes are TBA but we promise they will be amazing.

Is there travel reimbursement?

Sorry but we cannot reimburse travel expenses this year.

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