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Leeds Youth Hack #1

HAC100

Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 4:00 PM (BST)

Leeds Youth Hack #1

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Young Hacker
Youth Hack is for those aged 13 to 18. We will ask for details of an emergency contact person. *If you are still at school / sixthform and have just turned 18, you are also welcome to attend. Ticket includes admission to the coding competition on both days and also a packed lunch on both days.
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Event Details

Our first Leeds Youth Hack will be held at.... Leeds Central Library!

 

Leeds Youth Hack #1

A 2 day coding competition where you get to try coding in a friendly environment with professional mentors.

Come and code with your friends - or make new friends whilst taking part in a coding taster session.

Digital companies will set challenges and offer prizes. This doesn't just mean the best code - its about working well as a team, being willing to learn and daring to fail...

If you've not done a hack before, no matter - there'll be friendly mentors on hand to help you out.

 

Who is it for?

This event is for 13-18* year olds (*not yet at uni). We will need an emergency contact name and number to allow you to stay unaccompanied.

 

What do I need?

You just need to bring a laptop and some enthusiasm and be ready to work with other people. (We do have a limited number of laptops we can loan out, let us know when reserving your ticket)

A packed lunch will be provided.

 

What is a hack?

A 2 day fun team coding competition to test and challenge your digital skills and creativity. 

Companies set challenges and offer prizes for the best hack. This doesn't just mean the best code - its about working well as a team, being willing to learn and daring to fail...


Do I need to know how to code?

This is a fun event where the aim is to work together, learn and produce something cool. If you've never coded or attended an event like this before, don't worry - we will start you off on an introductory project and see if it's something you enjoy.


Youth Hack Rules

  • Teams of 4 (You don't have to come as a team unless you want to. Teams will be put together at the start of day 1)

  • Pick a challenge - these will be released before the hack takes place

  • Come prepared with ideas

  • You have two days to develop and present a working digital product or solution for your chosen challenge

  • Be creative and respectful of others' ideas

  • Have fun and meet other people interested in coding too

OUR SPONSORS

SCHEDULE

Day 1
10:00 - We will open registration
10:30 - Intros/sponsors/health & safety
10:45 - Hackathon begins
12:15 - Lunch (provided)
16:00 - Finish for the day (you can continue coding at home)

Day 2 
10:00 - Doors open day 2 begins
12:15 - Lunch (provided)
14:15 - Show & Tell
15:00 - Prize giving
15:30 - Close

 

Find out about Leeds Libraries exciting Creative Digital Offer for families and young people here https://www.leeds.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/computers-and-learning


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Have questions about Leeds Youth Hack #1? Contact HAC100

When & Where


Leeds Central Library
Municipal Buildings
Calverley Street
LS1 3AB Leeds
United Kingdom

Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 4:00 PM (BST)


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HAC100

HAC100 is the trading name of HackManchester C.IC. Hack Manchester CIC (Company No. 8142874) was formed to champion the technical community in the North West by holding events and competitions in the region.

We are not for profit and rely on generous support and sponsorship to put on our events.

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