What is MLH?

Major League Hacking (MLH) is the global hacker community, and it's our mission to empower hackers.

Major League Hacking (MLH) is the official student hackathon league. Each year, we power over 200 weekend-long hackathons that inspire innovation, cultivate communities and teach computer science skills to more than 65,000 students around the world. MLH is an engaged and passionate maker community, consisting of the next generation of technology leaders and entrepreneurs.

At Major League Hacking, our goal is to give you the tools to throw the best hackathon humanly possible, which is why MLH Member events get various benefits like:

  • Mentorship and advice

  • Onsite hackathon support

  • Hardware

  • Swag fulfilment and shipping

(You can see the full list here. )

The sooner your hackathon gets applies for membership, the more time you’ll have to take advantage of all MLH benefits. To apply, it must be at least 4 months before physical events or 3 months before digital events, and you should have a confirmed location and time.

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