Major League Hacking 2019 Hackathon Season

About us

What is PatriotHacks?


PatriotHacks is a collegiate hackathon held at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Join us for 36 hours of hacking in our all new makerspace, also known as the MIX (Mason Innovation eXchange)!

To learn more about the MIX, check out their website at https://www.mix.gmu.edu/

Tracks


This is a list of challanges we will be focusing on tackeling during the hackathon. Tracks are how we will divide up judging during the hackathon, and each one offers unique prizes for the best hack. We're excited to see what you make to help in these subjects! For more information on our tracks and prizes, please see our devpost.

Sponsor Tracks


HACK VR


HACK ANALYTICS


HACK IOT


HACK SECURITY


MOST UNIQUE HACK

Our Tracks


Best Hardware Hack


Best Software Hack


Hack Workflow


Hack Sustainability



Hackathon schedule

Please see the hackathon event details below.

Doors open to hackers!
Welcome to PatriotHacks! Learn about what's to come at PatriotHacks, and hear from our guest speakers and sponsors!
Hackers begin working on projects.
Turn in projects on Devpost!
After a long weekend of hacking, hackers finish their projects!
Wrap up PatriotHacks and pass out awards!
End of PatriotHack's first year! Hackers go home after a successful weekend!

Doors open to hackers!
Welcome to PatriotHacks! Learn about what's to come at PatriotHacks, and hear from our guest speakers and sponsors!
Dinner.
Hackers begin working on projects.
Need a team? Looking for someone to fill a position in your team? Come and join us in this team building workshop!
Hosted by the Software Development Club.
Come and learn the fundamentals of iOS Development while creating an iOS app using XCode and Swift!
Learn to build a simple landing webpage using HTML & CSS for a product!
Midnight Snack.
Hosted by GMU Smash.
Take a break from hacking and take part in a Super Smash Bros tournament.
Breakfast. 
Hosted by The Confucius Institute.
Take a breather and relax with a Tai Chi session.
Lunch.
Hosted by CACI
A talk on the importance of clearances in the federal marketplace.
Hosted by Mason Competitive Cyber.
Poke at a vulnerable web application and learn about common mistakes made in writing insecure web apps!
Create high quality apps by learning to build them with Google Cloud Platform's tool, Firebase!
Cybersecurity talk
Learn how to do static and dynamic analysis on a malware sample!
Hosted by SRCT.
Learn about containerization through Docker!
Take part in MLH's Cup Stacking competition!
Hosted by Alpha Kappa Psi.
Take some time to hear some tips on interviewing and presenting, especially for your projects on Sunday!
Dinner
Starting a start-up
Hosted by GMU Azucar.
Take a break and dance to some salsa!
More Snacks!! YAY!
Turn in projects on Devpost!
Breakfast
Time to stop hacking on projects and prepare to present them to judges!
Expo begins and all teams share their awesome projects to judges!
End of expo and presentations.
Lunch.
Wrap up PatriotHacks and pass out awards!
End of PatriotHack's first year! Hackers go home after a successful weekend!


FAQ






Event Location

George Mason University

MIX@Fenwick
4400 University Drive, Fenwick A-Wing, MSN: 1H9,
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
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