Design. Code. Launch. SacHacks is the first major intercollegiate hackathon in the Sacramento, California area. Our passion is to cultivate the untapped potential of those in Sac by providing them with the opportunity to launch their ideas in a public venue. We provide the place, you bring your ideas, and we have a friendly competition between all creative coders to launch their ideas into action during a 24-hour hackathon.
Use data analytics to build an innovative application or illustate unique data.
Create a novel application that uses blockchain technology.
Create the most well structured game with real life value.
|8 AM||Check In||Sign in! Check in at the main entrance of the McClellan Conference Center.|
|9 AM||Opening Ceremony||Hear from the CTO of the Sacramento Kings!|
|9:45 AM||Tracks Pre-event||By Sacramento Kings and XYO Blockchain.|
|10:30 AM||Hacking Begins + Team Mixer||Start building! If you don't yet have a team, attend the mixer to find teammates!|
|12 PM||Lunch||Amazing tacos from Kmemo Tacobar Catering!|
|2:15 PM||Design Thinking Workshop||Utilize this solutions-based design approach to creatively brainstorm, ideate, and rapid prototype new ideas.|
|3:30 PM||Blockchain Workshop sponsored by XYO Blockchain||Learn about blockchain from XYO Blockchain!|
|4:45 PM||Cryptocurrency with GXXD Pay||Learn about GXXD Pay!|
|6 PM||Google Cloud Platform Workshop||Learn how to use the GCP API!|
|6 PM||Dinner||Yummy food from Hefty Gyros!|
|7:15 PM||Connect My Car: OAuth2 Workshop with Smartcar's CTO||Want to know how to quickly and securely connect your car to any application? Come to Smartcar’s session on OAuth2 with Smartcar’s CTO, Sanketh Katta, to learn more! Smartcar is a connected car developer platform, making it possible for developers to build apps for cars in minutes - hardware free.|
|8 PM||MLH Cup Stacking||Let's see how well you stack up against other hackers!|
|8:30 PM||React Router Workshop||Learn the basics of React Router.|
|10 PM||Leonid Meteor Shower Break||Let's watch this once-a-year meteor shower together while we break!|
|11 PM||Game Development Workshop||Learn about game development.|
|12 AM||Midnight snack||Pizza from Domino's! Also snacks are stocked!|
|8 AM||Breakfast||Donuts and coffee. Yay.|
|10 AM||Submission Deadline||Submit your projects. Don't worry, you can still work on it as long as you've submitted it!|
|11 AM||Hacking Ends!||Congratulations!! You've survived!!|
|11 AM||Lunch||Exceptional food from World Fare!|
|12 PM||Demos and Judging||Show off the cool projects you've hacked!!|
|2 PM||Closing Ceremony||Let's close and conquer!|
|3 PM||Hackathon ends||“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – Winnie The Pooh|
Yes! SacHacks will move forward as planned with safety at the utmost importance. Due to a deficit of masks in the surrounding areas, we were only able to obtain a limited amount of masks for majority of our participants. We encourage participants to bring their own mask if possible.
A hackathon occurs when passionate people gather together to create, build, and launch their ideas with tech.
Everything is provided by our team and sponsors. The event is free to attend.
Any undergraduate student, graduate student, or industry professionals over the age of 18 are welcome!
All participants of our event must follow the MLH Code of Conduct. Clink the link below to download a pdf for more information MLH Code of Conduct PDF.
Yes, we embrace diversity. It will be a great opportunity to pick up new skills from other coders at the event. Applications are not filtered based on experience.
Yes! We will have a team mixer for hackers to form teams.
The deadline to complete your application is 11/15 for everyone.
Yes! We'd love for you to apply to be a volunteer. The deadline to complete the volunteer application is 11/16.
Unfortunately, we cannot provide travel reimbursements for this year.
Bring your ticket and QR code, phone, computer, chargers, monitors, headphones, and any other hardware you might want to use. Also, bring a change of clothes, a toothbrush, deodorant, and any other toiletries you may need. A sleeping bag and yoga mat go a long way. If you have a mask, make sure to bring it! Bring an umbrella too in case it rains!
Yes, bring an government issued ID with your birth date on it.
Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.