What is HackUVic?
HackUVic is a hackathon hosted by the UVic Web Design and Development Club at the University of Victoria. It's an event for developers, marketers, entrepreneurs, and designers of all skill levels to build their own project from scratch.
The event is free and food will be provided. Prizes for winners. Recommended team size is 2 - 4, we will pair you up with other students attending the event if you can't find a team.
Stay tuned for sponsor updates!
How do I sign up?
You'll be able to sign up on our website early 2019. Stay tuned to our facebook group to know when we open registration.
How much does it cost?
HackUVic is 100% free for all participants.
However, travel is not covered.
I'm not a programmer/coder can I still attend?
YES! All university and high school students are encouraged to come to HackUVic.
We even have prizes for categories like "best pitch" aimed at students with non-technical backgrounds.
How big can my team be?
We recommend teams of 2-4 people.
What if I don't have a team?
After the opening ceremonies we will have a group formation session. We'll help you find a team then.
Can I work on my previous projects?
No, all projects must be from scratch.
What should I bring?
HackUVic is a 24h event, which means hackers should be prepared to stay overnight. We'll have a
dedicated room for sleeping, so bring a pillow and a sleeping bag if you plan on staying the night.
Also bring anything you'll need to hack, electronic devices, power cords, pens, papers, ect.