HackUNO

HackUNO is a 24 hour coding marathon that encourages teams to think outside the box and find creative solutions to real world problems!

7 & 8 March 2020 — Omaha, NE, United States


HackUNO is a 24 hour coding marathon that encourages teams to think outside the box and find creative solutions to real world problems! After the 24 hours, teams will present what they have created to a panel of judges that consists of UNO students and companies from the Omaha area, who will decide the winners!

LEARN.

Pickup new technologies in a collaborative and friendly environment.

BUILD.

Create awesome software and hardware projects.

SHARE.

Show off your project to judges and win prizes.

Sponsors

First National Bank of Omaha
ConAgra Brands
Maverick Productions Grant Program
Orion

Schedule

Saturday

7:30 AM Check-In Atrium
7:30 AM Career Fair
7:30 AM Breakfast - Panera Bagels & Pastries Room 158
9:00 AM Opening Ceremony Room 158
9:30 AM Team Building Room 158
10:00 AM Intro to Web Development Workshop Room 260
10:00 AM Coding Begins
11:00 AM Git Kraken Workshop by MLH Room 260
12:00 PM Lunch - Jason's Deli Community Boxes Room 158
1:30 PM Intro to Web APIs Room 260
3:00 PM Temperature Sensor Workshop by IEEE Room 260
6:00 PM Dinner - Hyvee Pasta Bar Room 158
8:30 PM Devpost Workshop Room 260
10:00 PM Memes Kahoot Room 158

Sunday

12:00 AM Midnight Snack Room 158
7:00 AM Breakfast - Valentino's Continental Breakfast Room 158
10:00 AM Coding Ends
10:30 AM Judging
11:30 AM Lunch & Closing Ceremony - Godfather's Pizza Room 158

FAQ

What is a hackathon?


A Hackathon is a short development sprint that has teams develop and prototype an unique idea, whether hardware or software. Teams are encouraged to focus on keeping an idea simple and useful while programming the core features of their idea.

How much does it cost?


Nothing! Food, drinks, and snacks are all provided!

Do I need to be a student to attend?


Yes. Only students who are currently enrolled at a college/university or have graduated within the past 12 months are eligible to attend.

Where is the event?


The event is being hosted at the Peter Kiewit Institute at the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus in Omaha, Nebraska.

Is there a code of conduct?


Yes there is. We enforce it very strongly. You can find it here.

How big can a team be?


Teams can be as small as 1 and as large as 3.

Is there a theme?


The theme for HackUNO 2020 is going to be weather!

Is there a schedule available?


The schedule for HackUNO 2020 can be found above!

Will there be prizes?


Yes! We are giving out cash prizes! First place team each gets $150. Second place team each gets $100. Third place team each gets $50.