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: Share?

Local Hack Day: Share is a week-long celebration of sharing everything you’ve learned as a hacker. If you’ve been hacking with us all year, we’re excited to have you back. If this is your very first event, we’ve got a ton of beginner-friendly challenges for you to complete that’ll have you shipping your hack like a pro in no time. You’ll have your pick of technical, design, and social challenges to complete - each with an emphasis on sharing your work. The more challenges you conquer, the more points you’ll earn. Tune in each day to check out the leaderboards and share what you’ve built. To start hacking at LHD: Share, register here. 

What are these Challenges?

Local Hack Day: Share will run from Sunday, March 28th to Monday, April 5th. During this time, you can expect challenges for all skill levels. We will have plenty of both week-long and daily challenges to keep you busy. Week-long challenges will be accessible for the entire week, so you can hack on them whenever you have free time. Daily challenges are only available for 24 hours after they’re originally posted, so make sure you come back each day to see which challenges you’re going to conquer. 

Challenges will range from social challenges urging you to connect with other members of the community, technical challenges that will expand your coding skills, and design challenges to refine your skills as a creator and artist. We cannot wait to see all you learn, build, and share. 

How do I earn points and swag?

We know what you’re excited for at LHD: Share. We’ve got some awesome stickers and swag ready to go for every participant. It’s simpler than ever for you to earn your swag.

After you’ve completed our registration challenges, you’ll have earned yourself;

- An MLH Sticker
- An Ellie Season Sticker
- A Local Hack Day: Build Hexagon Sticker
- A Thank You Postcard

Check-in each day to earn;

- A super secret set of bonus hexagon stickers!

If you still aren’t satiated on swag, while supplies last, you will receive; 

- An MLH & Capital One Face Masks

 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 Local Hack Day.  Whether you come in with a guild or not, you won’t be hacking alone. 

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Prizes

Redesign Your Favorite “Sharing” Site

Ever been frustrated with how a website was laid out? We want you to pick any website and imagine a new layout for it. Specifically, pick a website or application designed to let you share (twitter, devpost, whatsapp, product hunt, etc) You can simply draw it out, wireframe it, or even write the HTML/CSS if you’d like.

Build Something to Reduce Single-Use Plastic

One of our favorite hacks to see built are ones that help the planet. We think these projects are common to see at hackathons because they’re genuinely useful for the world. Create one of these - it could be an application that helps folks understand how to recycle their plastics, or even a prototype for a reusable item that will replace a single-use one.

Create a Music Visualizer

You might listen to music while hacking, but have you built anything to elevate your music listening experience? Try building a project that visualizes the music you’re listening to.

Make a Sports Analyst Hack

Create a hack that analyzes a sport you enjoy. The sky's the limit here - you could have an AI watch and analyze footage, a database store scores, or any other analysis you think would be fun to implement.

Use Weather Data

Create a project that uses weather data to do anything you’d like. Maybe you’ll suggest a commute based on the weather, predict future weather trends, or pick out the best days to plan a picnic on.

Use the Largest Tech Stack in a Demo

How many technologies can you fit into a demo video? Push yourself and submit on Day 2 Devpost (and yes, you can count Devpost in your tech stack)

Redesign your Favorite Mobile Application

Ever been frustrated with how an app was laid out? We want you to pick any mobile app and imagine a new layout for it. You can simply draw it out, wireframe it, or even write the code if you’d like.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

This event open to hackers, all over the world. While we primarily work with student hackers or those who have graduated within the last 12 months, working professionals are also welcome to join us. Students can include high school students, university undergraduate or postgraduate students, and people who are in vocational training such as apprenticeships.

As per our Code of Conduct, there is no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, social class, economic status, veteran status, disability, or age.

Requirements

Your challenge submission must be completed within the submission period(Monday, March 28th at 12 PM EST - Tuesday, March 29th at 12 PM EST -

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 LHD: Share and 2) during day day of LHD: Share. 

Judges

Major League Hacking

Major League Hacking

Judging Criteria

  • None
    LHD: Share is a celebration of sharing all you've accomplished this hackathon season. Instead of judging projects and awarding prizes, we are giving out points to folks who complete these challenges.

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