WHAT IS THE HACKATHON?
The hackathon is an overnight event where you go all the way from idea to prototype. At the end of the Youth Hackathon, you will pitch your app, website, or whatever prototype you dreamed up, and compete for prizes! Hackathons are a great place to learn quickly and create something awesome.
HOW DO I SIGN UP?
Parents need to fill out the form to regsiter:
Further info will then be sent by email.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
The Hackathon is completely free for all registered participants! This is thanks to the generosity of our sponsors: KPMG, the British Computing Society (BCS Jersey), Digital Jersey and Futuremakers.info
WILL THERE BE FOOD?
Absolutely! We’ll make sure there is plenty of food, snacks and drinks available at no charge. Friday Tea will be Fish & Chips, with some pizza for a late night snack, and pastries for breakfast on Saturday.
DO YOU HAVE A CODE OF CONDUCT?
Yes! Check out the website: https://sites.google.com/view/jerseyyouthhack2017
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Bring you, your computer, computer charger, toiletries (toothbrush and toothpaste), and anything else for your hack.
THIS IS MY FIRST HACKATHON!
You’re more than welcome! We will have staff on hand to welcome you and no matter what your skill level is, you can take part and try and make something amazing.
WHAT AGE STUDENTS CAN ATTEND?
Any young person in school years 9-13 can attend.
HOW BIG ARE TEAMS AND WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE ONE?
Gather your friends, work on your own, or build a team at the event. No worries about knowing anyone beforehand. The hackathon is great for creating new connections and meeting new people from around the Island. Maximum 4 people per team.
PLEASE NOT THE DIGITAL JERSEY HUB WILL BE CLOSED DURING THE YOUTH HACKATHON, TO ALL BUT REGISTERED ATTENDEES.