WARRIOR ICE ARENA, BOSTON • MAY 20-21, 2017
1st Place - P.I.R. (Portable Insulin Reader)
2nd Place - Party People
3rd Place - ASD Tonization
Most Innovative Hack - Genotech
Best Hardware Hack - Pingus Khan
Best Designed Hack - Bit Slate
Best Beginner Hack - VR Express
CleanTech Award - EcoInfo & Lynks
MetroHacks is the biggest high school hackathon, or tech gathering and competition, in New England. For 24 hours, learn about new technology, talk to industry professionals, meet up with friends, and make new ones. Participate in workshops, learn from speeches, and work with experts from companies like Microsoft, Google, and Red Hat. High school students ages 13-18 can come, regardless of experience. The event is completely free, and meals are provided for all participants.
"Marlboro students gonna hack around the clock in problem-solving marathon"
—Worcester Telegram & Gazette
"AMSA students organize hackathon"
—Metrowest Daily News
"In a setting like this, brilliant projects coalesce"
—Institute for the Future of Learning
Who can come?
All high schoolers, aged 13-19, can come! No experience required - if you're motivated and love tech, you're welcome at MetroHacks.
How much does it cost?
MetroHacks costs nothing. Registering and attending is free, and you get free food, t-shirts, prizes, swag and lessons.
What should I bring?
Bring a Photo ID, laptop, charger, sleeping bag, toiletries, change of clothes. We'll take care of the rest.
When is it?
May 20-21, 2017: Saturday to Sunday, overnight.
Where is it?
The Warrior Ice Arena @90 Guest St, Boston. The Bruins practice here!
How do I form a team?
You'll have time to find a team when you arrive. If you already have a team, just list your teammates when you register.
You got hardware?
We've got tons of cool hardware- Particle photon kits, 3D imaging sensors, and more!
What can I win?
We're working with some awesome companies to give out tons of prizes. Check back later to see a list of all the prizes.
I have more questions!!
Hit us up here.
For more information about MetroHacks, send us an email at email@example.com.
Saturday, May 20th, 2017
9:00am - 9:50am Registration and networking
10:00am-11:30am opening ceremony and speeches
11:30am - 12:00pm sponsor fair
12:00pm - 12:45pm lunch and team formations
1:00pm hacking begins
1:00pm - 7:30pm hacking and activities
7:30pm - 8:30pm dinner
8:30pm hacking continues
Sunday, May 21st, 2017
9:30am Project submission deadline
10:00am - Hacking ends, judging begins
11:45am - 12:15pm Brunch on the bleachers
12:30pm - 1:40pm Hack Demos & Award Ceremony
2:00pm - 2:30pm Closing Remarks
VP of Engineering, Hubspot
Chief Commerce Officer, Salesforce
Chief Product Officer, Acquia
Saturday, May 20th, 2017
1:00 - 1:50pm Django (3rd Floor Lobby)
1:00 - 1:50pm Team Mixer (outside)
2:00 - 3:15pm Using Cognitive APIs and AI in Your Applications (3rd Floor Lobby)
3:30 - 4:45pm Developing Holographic Applications for MS Mixed Reality (3rd Floor Lobby)
3:30 - 4:45pm Team Games (outside)
5:00 - 5:45pm How to Pitch your Hack (3rd Floor Lobby)
6:00 - 7:00pm Java Processing Games (Event Room 1)
6:30 - 7:30pm Intro to Design with HTML/CSS (Event Room 2)
8:00 - 9:00pm Intro to Node.js (Event Room 2)
8:45 - 9:45pm - On Being a Woman in Tech (location TBD)
Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.