Oregon State University Beaverhacks Fall 2021
BeaverHacks Fall 2021: An energy/climate-themed hackathon for all current students and alumni of Oregon State University.
Presented by Oregon State University's Hackathon Club, our quarterly hackathons ("Beaverhacks") gives the OSU community opportunities to learn new skills, build cool stuff, and compete for prizes. We’re beginner-friendly, inclusive of all backgrounds, and focused on fun! This hackathon theme is energy/climate.
Schedule of Events
Thursday, September 16th - 3:00 PM PST
- Opening Ceremony Kick-off / Hackathon starts!
Sunday, September 19th - 3:00 PM PST
- Hacking ends / Project Submission Deadline
Sunday, September 19th - 5:00 PM PST
Judges' results will be announced week of September 21st.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a hackathon?
- A hackathon is a competition in which participants build a software and/or hardware project in a fixed amount of time. Typically participants compete in small teams or individually.
What is this hackathon all about?
- This hackathon exists to give you and other OSU students & alumni the opportunity to build a project over a weekend and compete for prizes. It is meant to be low-pressure, inclusive of everybody, and fun! In this hackathon, you are not required or encouraged to forgo sleep, work, time with your family, or etc to participate. You are encouraged to make the best product you can in the time allotted. You are encouraged to learn and to add skills to your repertoire. And you are encouraged to have a good time doing it!
I am new to coding. Can/Should I still participate?
- In short, YES! No prior experience is necessary to compete in this event. In fact, there is a separate prize for teams of entirely new students for which you can compete. This event is a great time to learn a new technology or practice one you already know while simultaneously building a project you can showcase on your resume!
What can I make?
- Anything you can think of! Web apps, mobile apps, websites, slackbots, APIs, command-line programs, games, robots, anything!
You must be an OSU Hackathon Club Member to participate!
Join us by following the instructions here:
And then register for the event on Devpost:
And finally join our Slack, where we communicate all things Hackathon:
The Zoom presentation links will be shared in the Slack channel before the Opening Ceremony and the Project Demos.
Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 3:00pm