Major League Hacking 2021 Hackathon Season

The Premier Virtual High School Hackathon

Learn to build & pitch a product with workshops and thousands in prizes.


October 9-11, 2020

learn. make. innovate.

MakeSPP virtually brings together over 400 innovative young minds for a three-day hackathon and technology conference. we're a diverse and creative community of students dedicated to solving some of the most challenging problems with technology. join us.



beginner focused. expert welcomed.

learn to code websites and applications with fun project-based workshops & skilled mentors. no experience necessary!

regardless if you're a entrepreneur, designer, or engineer, we all have one thing in common: we make things.



share your solutions. win prizes.

whether you're working on your first Hello World or coding up an AI algorithm, makespp is a place for you to share your vision with the world.

you'll come away with your own app, website, or other project, even if you know nothing going in.


come for the fun. stay for the swag.

with an amazing community and awesome swag (shipped to your home!) from the hottest tech companies, you'll have a great time.

that's enough for now. so what are you doing waiting, register now!



FAQ



What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is an event where you'll have the opportunity to turn your ideas into real projects. We provide skilled mentors, workshops, exclusive digital tools, friends, & so much more. MakeSPP has four main tracks which you may choose to enter your project in: education, environment, website and Google Cloud -- along with a sponsor-specific EchoAR track.

Who can attend? How is the event conducted?

Any student in grades 7-12 is welcome to register. We will be conducting the hackathon primarily through Zoom & Discord.

What if I don't know how to code?

MakeSPP is the best place to start. We have beginner-friendly workshops and skilled mentors to help you build something amazing each day.

What does it cost?

MakeSPP is completely free thanks to our sponsors. There'll be workshops and thousands in prizes -- Xbox Series S, AirPods, MX Master mice, Google Home Minis, software and more!

What if I don’t have a team or idea?

Don't worry! There will be team formation & brainstorming sessions at the beginning of the event. Teams are limited to 4 people.

I have another question!

Reach out to us at team@makespp.com.

Prizes

All team members will receive a prize.

First Place: Xbox Series S

Second Place: AirPods

Third Place: MX Master Mouse


Environment Track: RocketBook

Education Track: House of Marley Speaker

Google Cloud Track: Google Home Mini

EchoAR Track: $50 Amazon Gift Card



Schedule (EST)

Subject to Change

Note: All activities/workshops/lectures are optional.


October 9th

5 PM Opening Ceremony5:15 PM Platforms & Schedule Overview5:25 PM Hestia Academy Keynote5:55 PM Team Formation6:20 PM Icebreakers6:40-8 PM Dinner Break8 PM Activity: Minecraft Competition8 PM Activity: Skribbl.io9 PM Begin Projects (Good Planning Time!)

October 10th


9 AM Morning Keynote10 AM Workshop: Intro to Python11 AM Workshop: Intro to HTML/CSS1 PM Workshop: Intro to JavaScript3 PM Panel: Entrepreneurship3 PM Activity: Among Us4 PM Lecture: Machine Learning5 PM Lecture: Future of E-Learning7 PM Lecture: AI & Society8 PM Conclusion of Official Programming

October 11th


12 PM Workshop: Pitching Your Product2 PM Final Projects Due2 PM Activity: TBD3 PM Activity: TBD4 PM Activity: TBD2-5 PM Judging5-6 PM Winners Announced & Closing Remarks


Sponsors


Support

For our sponsorship prospectus, please click here.


Leadership



Eli Blumenfeld

Senior Organizer

Tomek Botwicz

Director


Shivansh Kumar

Senior Organizer


Alyssa Fuentes

Operations


Max Rueda

Operations


Jason Schreiber

Operations


Natalie Spiska

Graphic Designer


Josh Kover

Outreach


Vikram Kadyan

Outreach


Alexa Janeczko

Social Media Manager


Avery Aquino

Social Media Manager


Eric Han

Tech Crew


Kevin Shull

Tech Crew


Andrew Lin

Tech Crew


Chris Gliatto

Tech Crew


Tyler Kay

Tech Crew


Michael Holt

Administrator


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