MLH Official - Spring 2016

SpartaHack

Michigan State University’s official hackathon

February 26-28, 2016

#livebythecode

SpartaHack 2016 is Michigan State University’s second annual student-run hackathon. On the weekend of February 26th, we're bringing together 500 students of all skill levels and disciplines to get creative with tech, connect with peers and professionals, and forget the words "I can't." We're excited to see what you will create!

We're sorry, due to an overwhelming volume of applications, we have had to close registration.

SCHEDULE

26 Friday
17:00 - 19:00 Hacker Check-in
20:15 Opening Ceremony
22:00 Team Formation
23:00 Hacking Begins
28 Sunday
11:00 Hacking Ends
12:00 Expo
15:30 Closing Ceremony
17:30 Buses Depart

MOBILE

FAQ

When is SpartaHack?

Do I need to know how to code?

Who can participate?

Is there a code of conduct?

How much does it cost to attend?

How many students can be on a team?

Are there prizes?

Can I start the project before the event?

Will you reimburse my travel?

What should I bring?

How is the hackathon judged?

Who is organizing this event?

What hardware will be available to hack?

Where should I direct further questions?

SpartaHack 2016 will begin on the evening of Friday, February 26th, and continue through the afternoon of Sunday, February 28th. That gives you 36 hours to experiment, design, dream, hack, and learn.

Not at all! Everyone is welcome at SpartaHack, regardless of skill level or field of study. We will have mentors on-site and plenty of workshops to help get you started.

Participation is limited to high school students, university students, or those who have left school within 2015-2016 school year. Minors are accepted!

Yes, we abide by the Major League Hacking Code of Conduct.

SpartaHack is 100% free to attend. We will provide food, nap rooms, and tons of swag. If you're not local, partial travel reimbursement is available to those who RSVP.

Teams can consist of 1-4 students. You can find team members through our social media pages or on-site before hacking begins.

Absolutely! While this is a learning event, prizes will be awarded to those with the best implementations of their ideas. Check back soon for a full list of prizes, including the First Time Hacker award!

Unfortunately not. You are welcome to come with ideas beforehand, but all your work must be done on site.

Travel reimbursement and bus information will be displayed on your dashboard after you have applied, been accepted, and RSVPed.

You will need a laptop and charger, a student ID, a change of clothes, and toiletries. We'll take care of the rest!

Judging will be done by experienced professionals in the industry, MSU student leaders, and our panel of celebrity judges.

SpartaHack is organized by Spartan Hackers, a group of Michigan State University students dedicated to inspiring excitement about technical innovation.

In addition to the MLH hardware lab, we will be lending out an array of hardware at the event. Check back soon for a detailed list.

Shoot us an email at hello@spartahack.com if you have any questions or concerns.

OUR TEAM

Dr. Richard Enbody

Dr. Richard Enbody

Faculty Advisor

Matt Hammerly

Matt Hammerly

Executive Co-Director

Lauren Bretz

Lauren Bretz

Executive Co-Director

Bogdan Pozderca

Bogdan Pozderca

Technology Director

Ashtaan Rapanos

Ashtaan Rapanos

Sponsorship Director

Jason Merlo

Jason Merlo

Hacker Experience Director

Stephen Manz

Stephen Manz

Logistics Co-Director

Dylan Stokes

Dylan Stokes

Logistics Co-Director

Nick Reuter

Nick Reuter

Marketing Director

Ryan Casler

Ryan Casler

Lead Android Developer

Aasiruddin Walajahi

Aasiruddin Walajahi

Android Developer

Chris McGrath

Chris McGrath

Lead iOS Developer

Matt Pasco

Matt Pasco

Lead Windows Developer

Austin Truchan

Austin Truchan

Lead Designer

Noah Hines

Noah Hines

Designer

Jiaming Xu (Jim)

Jiaming Xu (Jim)

Activities Coordinator

Danielle Scherr

Danielle Scherr

Travel Coordinator

Christina Harper

Christina Harper

Sponsor Liaison

Mike Suszan

Mike Suszan

Food Coordinator

Morgan Muyskens

Morgan Muyskens

Outreach Coordinator

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