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SPARK Hackathon 2018

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McMaster Innovation Park

175 Longwood Road South

Hamilton, ON L8P 0A1

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Tickets are being sold for $15 There are a limited number of tickets and you can not reserve tickets.


What is SPARK?

SPARK is an entirely student-run event, which strives to bring together the future STEM leaders of our generation. SPARK gives youth the opportunity to showcase their skills in programming, robotics, communication, and teamwork, in a lively and positive learning environment. This event brings together like-minded students to compete against each other in a fun competition, fostering success in one another.



Are you ready to Hack?

SPARK Hackathon, currently based in the GTA, will commence at 6:00 p.m. on December 14th, and end at 12:00 noon, on December 15th.

During this time, 30 teams of up to 5 hackers each, will get 24 hours to invent and build a software or hardware project. Which they will then be given a couple minutes to pitch it to a panel of judges, as well as their fellow peers



All Hackers will Receive the following:

  • Food and drinks
  • T-shirts
  • SPARKloot bag
  • Speeches
  • Various Activities
  • A fun experience with fellow peers
  • Hands-on experience into the world of STEM


Prizes:

Each award has a $500 Cash prize. The 2 Awards are as follows:

  • Best Pitch
  • Best Hack


Schedule:

Friday

  • 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Mix and Mingle
  • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm: Introduction and Keynote Speeches
  • 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm: Dinner and Snacks
  • 9:00 pm: Hacking Starts

Saturday

  • 12:00 am - 1:00 am: Activity 1
  • 2:00 am - 3:00 am: Activity 2
  • 6:00 am - 7:00 am: Activity 3
  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am: Breakfast
  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am: Judging Begins
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Closing Remarks and Awards


Spread the Word!

Instagram: @sparkhacks2018

Twitter: @Spark_Hackathon

Website: sparkhackathon.ca



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McMaster Innovation Park

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FRC Team 4939: AllSpark9

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