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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center 2800 Opryland Dr Nashville, TN 37214

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NSBE National Hackathon

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NSBE is excited to announce its first ever Hackathon!

The hackathon will take place at the 40th Annual National Convention in Nashville, TN. It will last for 24 hours beginning on Friday, March 28 at 2:00 pm. All computer science and related majors are encouraged to attend, however we welcome any and all majors!

We only have space for 150 students so RSVP early! The deadline to register is Monday, March 17. You will receive a final confirmation of attendance by March 19. You can enter the hack as an individual or as a 3-5 person team. All participants on a team must register individually. Please read on for more information and complete this entire registration form if you wish to attend the hackathon.

Please note you MUST be registered to attend the NSBE National Convention in order to participate in this event.

More about the hack:

Whether you've participated in hacks before or none at all, this is your opportunity to bring a new and innovative idea to life by building a working prototype alongside your peers and industry professionals. There will be food, snacks, and caffeine to keep you energized throughout the night. Not to mention an opportunity to network with our sponsors and compete for many awesome prizes for the best ideas!

More info will be shared with those that register, but here are some FAQ:

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Q: Do I need programming experience to attend?
A: Yes, programming experience is required. However, this hack is for varying programming experience levels and you do not need to have any specific language experience.

Q: What’s the agenda?
A: More details will be sent to confirmed participants, but you can expect an action-packed 24 hours! While most of your time will be spent on idea generation, prototyping, coding, and group collaboration, there will be time set aside for networking with your peers and our sponsors as well.

Q: Where will the hack be located?
A: The hack event will be taking place inside the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center.

Q: Can students outside of NSBE participate?
A: No. This event is exclusively for NSBE members attending the National Convention. We want to showcase our top NSBE talent and provide collegiate members with a brand new event that will allow them to demonstrate their technical skills!

Stay tuned for more information on the AWESOME PRIZES we will be offering! Prizes will be awarded based on the best and most creative ideas and prototypes. So put on your thinking caps, bring your A-game and get ready for NSBE National Hackathon!