AlbanyHacks 2020

Online High School Hackathon

 August 9-12th

 Capital Region

AlbanyHacks is an online hackathon coming to the Capital Region this August.
It’ll bring together students for three fun days of invention, coding, and learning.
Brought to you by Hack Club.


What makes AlbanyHacks special?

Circuitry on a breadboard

Student Oriented

We are the one of the few student run hackathons in the Capital Region focused specifically for high school students.

Mentor assiting workshop attendees


We will also be having beginner-friendly workshops parallel to the main event. Watch this space!

Two mentors discussing information on a computer


We will have mentors available on site to guide you along the way!


What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is an invention marathon. Students come together to build cool software & hardware hacks over 12-24 hours. They’re very beginner friendly.

How much does it cost?

Nothing. Attending a hackathon is free.

I'm a complete beginner. Can I still come?

Absolutely! We especially encourage people that are new in the field to come along as a hackathon is a great place to get started. Drop us a message if you have any concerns.

Where is the event?

We are online now. Going to post the devpost link soon!

How big are the teams?

Teams are no bigger than 4 people.

What are the prizes?

We will have prizes worth $150 in value! If you do not live in the United States, then we cannot ship you a prize.

Is there a code of conduct?

We will be using the MLH code of conduct and will be enforcing it very strongly. You can find it here.


August 9th
Main trackWorkshops





Venue Details

AlbanyHacks 2020 is sponsored by

Global Foundries