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The 2018 TeenTechSF Civic Hackathon @MakeSchool

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Make School

555 Post St

San Francisco, CA 94102

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Join us for the 2018 TeenTechSF Civic Hackathon @MakeSchool!

"TECH WHERE YOU LIVE"

Saturday Oct 13, 8:30 am - 6:00pm

AND Sunday Oct 14, 9:00am - 5:00pm

REGISTER NOW -- SPACE IS LIMITED!

2 days, 17 hours, 150 teens generating thousands of ideas for tech solutions to community problems!

Like all our events, the TeenTechSF Civic Hackathon is free, beginner-friendly, and open to all Bay Area teens. New hackers are encouraged to participate. We'll have a special award category for first-time hackers! Workshops will be available on app and website development, video game design, electronic prototyping with Little Bits, coding with Arduinos, and electronic circuitry with Makey Makey.

Mentors from TeenTechSF and Make School will help teens turn their big ideas into reality! The best tech projects from the Bay Area will win bragging rights, some great swag, and the chance to participate in the TeenTech Civic Hackathon World Pitch in December with teams from as far away as Greece or China!

ATTENTION FIRST-TIME HACKERS: In addition to the action-packed weekend at Make School, the SF Main Library is hosting a special pre-hackathon party @TheMixatSFPL on Friday Oct 13, 3:30pm-5:30pm.

More details and registration for the Friday, pre-hackathon party @TheMixatSFPL here:

TTSF-pre-hack-party.eventbrite.com


Rules and Guidelines:


This year's civic hackathon will focus specifically on the opportunity to use technology in the communities where you live! Specific prompts provided on the day of the hackathon. If you can't attend on site, register to compete online!


Project must be original and new. Previously developed projects cannot be submitted.


Hackathon teams are made up of 2-5 students who must be 13-18 yrs old. Each student must register individually. We'll record teams on the day of the event. Don't have a partner yet? No problem – we'll help you find one!


Don't worry about fueling up for the hackathon: lunch and afternoon snack will be provided both days! Event is free, but if you are able, please make a $5 or more donation to cover food and other event costs.

If you have special needs, we will have a variety of food options available, but you should be prepared to bring your own snack just in case. Everyone should bring their water bottle to reduce waste from beverage containers and save the planet!


If you don't have access to a laptop, let us know and we will provide at least one per team. If you do have access to a laptop, please bring it so that we can make sure every team has at least one.


DISCLAIMER: TeenTechSF will be livestreaming and recording this event and reserves the right to use all videos/photos from the event. If you or your parents do not wish to be recorded, please let TeenTechSF know when you arrive and avoid getting on camera.

THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS & SPONSORS:

About TeenTechSF:

TeenTechSF's mission is to empower the next generation of tech innovators and civic entrepreneurs through equal access to tech for all teens. Run by and for teens, all our events are free!

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