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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is a competition where participants come together in a short time (1 day) to develop a project to relating to the theme of the event.
It's a fun and competitive way to learn computer science concepts, software development, and problem solving!

Who can attend?

All high school students in Metro Atlanta are welcome to attend!

How much does it cost?

Admission is free, but participants will sign up to secure their spot before the event.

What if I don’t know how to code?

That's okay! Hackathons are a great way to learn, meet new people, and gain experience.
We also plan to offer educational workshops to get beginners up to speed, as well as discuss more complex concepts in CS.

Will there be prizes?

Yes! We will have traditional first, second, and third place prizes as well as prizes for most creative projects, best solo projects, etc.

How do teams work?

Participants can choose to work in a team of up to three people, but solo projects are welcome too!