Juniper Aspiration Dome
Los Altos Hacks is a high school hackathon—a 24-hour programming event where students work in teams to make hardware and software projects. This year, we aim to have around 350 attendees with a 1:1 gender ratio. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are postponing the event until a later date.
Any high school student can participate! If you have graduated from high school, you can apply to be a mentor. If you are in middle school, you may be able to participate; please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
There will be a session at the beginning of the hackathon for you to meet others and form teams. We encourage you to come and meet new people! Each team may have a maximum of four people.
No! Los Altos Hacks is free for all participants—food, swag, and other costs are covered. We even provide travel reimbursement for select people. Check out our other question about that below!
No problem! Experience isn't required to attend. In addition, we will have workshops where you can learn!
Bring a valid student ID, a laptop, chargers, a reusable water bottle (we will not provide plastic bottles), and the signed waiver (preferrably signed online). Sleeping bags and toiletries are highly recommended.
No problem! If you have dietary restrictions, simply add them to your application when you sign up, and we will accommodate for you! Additionally, each meal will have vegan, gluten free, and vegetarian options for everyone.
You can learn more about competition rules, judging criteria and prizes on our Devpost . We have prizes for a wide range of topics and diverse levels of programming experience!
We will postpone Los Altos Hacks V in accordance with guidelines set by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department . The new date is to be determined.
Yes, there is! All attendees are required to review and abide by the MLH Code of Conduct during the event.
Juniper Aspiration Dome
|09:00 AM||Check In Juniper Aspiration Dome|
|10:00 AM||Waitlist Check In Juniper Aspiration Dome|
|11:00 AM||Opening Ceremony Main Stage|
|12:00 PM||Hacking Begins; Team Mixer Everywhere; Workshop Area|
|12:30 PM||Lunch Food Area|
|07:00 PM||Dinner Food Area|
|09:00 PM||MLH Mini-Event Main Stage|
|10:00 PM||Capture The Flag Everywhere|
|12:00 AM||Midnight Surprise Food Area|
|01:00 AM||Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament Workshop Area|
|07:30 AM||Submissions to Devpost Due Everywhere|
|08:00 AM||Breakfast; Judges Arrive Food Area; Everywhere|
|08:30 AM||Hacking Ends Everywhere|
|09:00 AM||Judging Everywhere|
|11:00 AM||Closing Ceremony Main Stage|
|12:00 PM||End of Hackathon Everywhere|