Major League Hacking 2020 Hackathon Season


March 6 - 8, 2020

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HackNYU is New York University's annual global hackathon held in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi. This year’s hackathon will place on March 6-8 2020.

At HackNYU, students are given the tools to create innovative solutions for challenges in our four tracks: Sustainability, Education, Health & Well-being, and Financial Empowerment.

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Friday (March 6)

  • 1:00 PM Early Check-in 6 Metrotech Entrance
  • 5:00 PM Standard Check-in 6 Metrotech Entrance
  • 7:00 PM Kickoff! Gym
  • 8:00 PM Hacking Starts!
  • 8:00 PM Dinner Makerspace Foyer
  • 8:00 PM Team Formation Eventspace

Saturday (March 7)

  • 8:30 AM Breakfast Makerspace Foyer
  • 10:00 AM Workshops Eventspace
  • 1:00 PM Lunch Makerspace Foyer
  • 5:30 PM Snacks Makerspace Foyer
  • 8:00 PM Dinner Makerspace Foyer

Sunday (March 8)

  • 12:00 AM Midnight Games Eventspace
  • 8:30 AM Breakfast Makerspace Foyer
  • 10:30 AM Pitching Workshop Eventspace
  • 12:00 PM Hacking Ends!
  • 12:15 PM Lunch Makerspace Foyer
  • 1:15 PM Hacker Expo and Judging Gym
  • 5:00 PM Closing Ceremonies Gym


  • Where is it?

    New York University Tandon School of Engineering, in Brooklyn! (6 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201)

  • Can we form teams?

    Totally, but it's a maximum of four members in each team.

  • Are there rules?

    Yes, we are following the MLH Code of Conduct.

  • Does it cost anything?

    Nope, HackNYU is free! Food is included!

  • What should I bring?

    Laptop, charger, phone, some form of photo ID, and perhaps a sleeping bag.

  • Travel reimbursements?

    Unforunately no, we will not be able to sponsor travel for this year.

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