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Hack off the Hill?
Hack off the Hill (HOTH 8) is a beginner-friendly hackathon designed to be your first hackathon experience. Due to the ongoing global pandemic, HOTH 8 will be virtual and span 2 days!
During HOTH, you'll get to learn from workshops, receive technical help from mentors, and meet new people while participating in fun social activities. There will be prizes for the best hacks!
Frequently Asked Questions
What’s a hackathon?
Who can join?
Applications for HOTH 8 are open to anyone! However, only current UCLA students will be eligible for our prize tracks.
How many people can I work with?
You can work by yourself or in teams of up to 4 people total.
What if I don’t have a team?
Don’t worry! We’ll be leading team building activities before and at the start of the event.
How do I sign up?
Hit the apply button above and fill out the application! A few days before the event, you’ll be emailed a confirmation form along with appropriate links and additional event information. Applications close on February 1st at 11:59pm PST.
What if I have never made a project before?
No worries! Throughout HOTH 8, you’ll have access to workshops on all sorts of topics to help you start bringing your ideas to life and mentors to support you through any roadblocks.
I have coding experience and want to make a difference at HOTH 8. How can I get involved?
I have some other questions.