Please note, not all challenges are submitted on Devpost. If you don't see the challenge you're submitting for here, check the live site and your inbox to see where you should claim your points. 

What is Local Hack Day: Learn 2022? 

Local Hack Day: Learn is your opportunity to spend a week focused on learning the skills you’ve always wanted to tackle. In accepting this quest, you are in for an adventure featuring workshops, fun mini-events, challenges, panels, and more. These will help you to earn experience points no matter what level of hacking you are at, whether it’s writing your first lines of code or creating a multi-faceted project. 

We will be bringing back all of your favorite features from Local Hack Day Learn, Build, and Share 2021 like challenges, live technical sessions with MLHers, mini-events galore, and some cool content from our partners! Here’s a sneak peek:

  • Beginner-friendly workshops

  • Challenges for all difficulty levels and all topics such as design, social, technical, entrepreneurial

  • Hacker-run guilds

  • Talks from friends of MLH and our partners

  • Live sessions run by MLHers

  • And maybe an appearance from Totally Not Ryan (TNR)

Can I get swag at this event?

Yes, of course! LHD: Learn will feature some amazing 2022 Hackathon Season swag…you’ll have to participate to find out exactly what you’re getting!  

 What is a Guild? How can I be a part of it?

One of the best parts of our community is that it allows people to meet and make connections with others, regardless of where you live. guilds are smaller communities within Major League Hacking. Whether you come in with a guild or not, you won’t be hacking alone. 

 

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

Learn how to Leverage Sentiment Analysis

Using Sentiment analysis can come in handy for many types of hacks, from understanding how customers view a product to determining effective ways of communicating with your audience.

Create a Tic-Tac-Toe game

Recreate the classic game - tic tac toe. If you’re new to coding, we recommend keeping it simple. If you’ve been hacking a while, consider challenging yourself more by attempting it in a new language or without googling any questions.

Learn How to Reduce Food Waste

One of our favorite hacks to see built are recipe databases, smart refrigerators, and grocery list creators. We think these projects are common to see at hackathons because they’re genuinely useful for the world. Create one of these, or any other hack that works to reduce food waste.

Write a Script to Play a Tune

You might listen to music while hacking, but have you built anything for your music? Try writing a script that can play a simple tune like hot cross buns or happy birthday. We’ll sing your praises if you submit your hack on our Day 3 Devpost!

Create a Voice-Based project

Can you hear me? For this challenge, we want you to create a hack that’s powered by your voice. It could be a game, speech-to-text bot, or anything else you can think of.

Learn to Stay Hydrated

Create a hack to track how much water you’re drinking and encourage users to get their water in!

Online White Board

Create an online canvas to help multiple people collaborate online!

Track your Learning

Create a hack to help you track everything you want to learn over the 2022 hackathon season. Think about adding functionality to schedule your hackathons, workshops, and meetups as well!

Learn about Robotics

Robotics affects so many aspects of our lives and nearly every industry. Learn about this topic or even start to write some code for a robot!

Learn about the Stock Market

Curious about the stock market? Create an app that will help you track or learn more about investments and stocks.

Learn about Human-Computer Interaction

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is a fast growing area in tech. For this challenge, we want you to either create a project that puts HCI at the forefront or simply learn more about this topic!

Build a PDF Exam Creator

Form fields are versatile data objects in PDFs. Create a self-grading exam PDF using Foxit form fields and JavaScript! Your PDF should collect test answers, grade the exam and email results automatically!
Download the PDF editor (https://hackp.ac/LHDLearn-FoxitPDF) to get started.
Learn more about PDF scripting at https://hackp.ac/LHDLearn-FoxitScripting

Morse Code Translator

Build a project that can translate morse code! I thought about giving you the spot to submit in morse code, but here it is in plain text: Day 3 Devpost.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

Your challenge submission must be completed within the submission period(Tuesday, October 12th at 12 PM EST - Wednesday, October 13th at 12 PM EST

When relevent, your code must be available in some sort of public repository. 

If you're continuing work on an old project, you MUST specify in your Devpost what was worked on 1) before this day one of Local Hack Day: Learn 2022 and 2) during day day of Local Hack Day: Learn 2022.  

Judges

Major League Hacking

Major League Hacking

Judging Criteria

  • None
    Local Hack Day: Learn is about celebrating our love for learning. Instead of judging projects and awarding prizes, we are giving out points to hackers who complete these challenges.

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