Major League Hacking 2017 Hackathon Season
November 3rd - 5th
Live Info and Updates

General Information

HackNC 2017 is going to take place from November 3rd through 5th in Woollen Gymnasium at UNC-Chapel Hill!

We are a MLH sponsored event, so please note that we follow the MLH code of conduct, which can be found here




Free parking is available over the weekend everywhere on campus, but we recommend the following decks:


We will be sending a bus to the Georgia Institute of Technology. More details to follow.


A carpool consists of 3 or more students intending to participate in HackNC. If you were accepted, your carpool is automatically eligible for reimbursement of the value detailed below, which roughly corresponds to the round trip cost of gas. Limit one per carpool. Qualifications for carpool grants are as follows:

  1. RSVP via the link in your email
  2. Drive yourself and at least 2 passengers to HackNC.
  3. Submit a project at the end of HackNC.
  4. Submit a copy of gas receipts by Nov. 7, 2017.

Carpool Amounts

One-way distanceGrant Amount
0 - 50 miles$0
51 - 100 miles$20
101 - 200 miles$40
201 - 300 miles$60
301 - 400 miles$80
401+ miles$100

We cannot make exceptions to this policy. Grants will be distributed after the event by mail.

Travel Vouchers

HackNC has a limited number of $50 grants available to supplement the cost of bus/train/plane tickets. These vouchers may be available after all carpool requests are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Note that travel grants are only available to hackers traveling from OUTSIDE the NC Triangle (UNC / NC State / Duke / etc.).


We'll have a rolling check-in the entire weekend, so we can check you in whenever you arrive!

7:00 PMCheck InWoollen Lobby
7:00 PMHang out and have funWoollen Gym
9:00 PMPizza PartyWoollen Gym
7:00 AMCheck InWoollen Lobby
8:00 AMBreakfastWoollen Gym
10:00 AMOpening CeremonyWoollen Gym
11:00 AMHacking BeginsEverywhere
11:00 AMSponsor FairWoollen Gym
12:00 PMLunchWoollen Gym
1:00 PMWorkshop and Talks BeginClassrooms
7:00 PMDinnerWoollen Gym
9:00 PMMLH EventWoollen Gym
12:00 AMMidnight SnackWoollen Gym
5:00 AMEarly BreakfastWoollen Gym
9:00 AMBrunchWoollen Gym
9:00 AMDemos and JudgingWoollen Gym
11:00 AMClosing CeremonyWoollen Gym

Our Sponsors

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(More to be announced at the event)

1st Place

One GoPro HERO Session per Team Member


2nd Place

One Amazon Echo Dot per Team Member


3nd Place

One Mini Quadcopter per Team Member

Capital One

Best Financial Hack

One $250 Amazon Gift Card per Team Member


Most Community Impact

One Amazon Echo Dot per Team Member


Best Use of the Microsoft Stack

One $50 Amazon Gift Card per Team Member