Create Your Schedule
Schedules can definitely change, but it’s good for participants (and organizers) to know what to expect. Please, send us your schedule and we can help ensure it’s realistic.
Take a look at example schedules to see what makes the most sense for you. Our sample run of show, will help you create a full and complete event schedule.
Decide whether to do a 24 -hour or 36-hour hackathon. Then take a look at example schedules to see what makes the most sense for you.
All schedules include:
Keynote opening speech
Expo activities like sponsors demo, carnival, networking (2 to 3 hour window)
Meals and snacks
Activities (past examples: laser tag, cup stacking competition)
Judging - If you have multiple judging phases, be sure to block out enough time for each of them with some buffer time in between
Example: past schedules of successful events
Send your schedule to MLH to ensure it’s realistic
Encourage sponsors to show up earlier to set-up
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