Major League Hacking 2017 Hackathon Season

If you have quirky ideas you want to bring to life, or if you want to collaborate on something meaningful with other inquisitive teens like you, join us for Teens Exploring Code (TEC) 2018!

In 15 hours of continuous excitement, we'll show you how programming can be fun, thought-provoking and powerful. With various workshops, speakers, and fun activities throughout the day, TEC provides a welcoming environment perfect for first-time coders and first-time hackathon attendees, along with those with more experience.


7:30AM - Attendee Check In Starts

8:00AM - Opening Ceremony

8:15AM - Team Formation

9:00AM - TEC: Python (Programming Basics)

11:00AM - TEC: Java (Programming Basics)

12:00PM - Lunch

1:00PM - TEC: Git Workflow and Team Collaboration

2:00 PM - How to Suceed In the Workplace: UI/UX designer @ Facebook, Katherine Liu

3:00 PM - TEC: Build Your First Website

4:00 PM - Leangap Entrepreneurship Workshop

5:00PM - Leangap VR Workshop

6:30 PM - Dinner

9:00 PM - Code Freeze

9:30 PM - Present Projects

11:15 PM - Closing Ceremony/Raffle


Who can attend?

Participants ages 13-19 who have agreed to the MLH Code of Conduct are welcome to attend! If you are out of this age range and wish to attend, please contact us.

What’s the format of the event?

You’ll join a team and work on an original project together throughout the whole day and present it at the end. We'll have fun and exciting workshops throughout the day, as indicated by the schedule.

How much does this cost?

Nothing! TEC is free of charge, but we greatly appreciate any donations that would go towards supporting the event.

How do I sign up?

Apply through the registration link at the top of the page!

What do I need to bring?

Bring your laptop and your student ID or any official ID. Lunch, dinner, and refreshments are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own snacks or food as well. Bring hardware if you plan on incorporating it into your project (contact us if you’d like to rent any).

What can I make?

Anything you can! Web, mobile, hardware, or anything else you’re interested in.

How do teams work?

Teams can be from a minimum of 2 people to a maximum of 4 people.

Are there prizes?

Yes! More info on prizes will be released closer to the event date. Stay tuned!


Emily Yu

Kelsey Wang

Calvin Yan

Ashkay Bodla

Isha Rajput

Ashley Gauba