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How To Get Started & Connect

Hello, we're so excited that you're joining us!

Here's a little information to help get you on your way ....

Step 1: Register for the challenge here on our Devpost page by Tuesday, June 21st. 

(When you register for Devpost be sure to list your skill sets [for example, "coding" "marketing" "project manager" as well as your academic level)

Step 2: If you have a potential project idea, add it under projects on your Devpost profile OR

Step 2:  If you don’t have a potential project idea, be sure to come back to our Devpost page and check out the Participants tab frequently. Look through the other participants' projects. If you find one you would like to be a part of then send a message to the participant.

Step 3: If you don't know any coders or those with business, marketing, design, etc. skills, then look through the participants and see if there is anyone of interest. Contact them and inquire about forming a team. Don't be shy and be sure to come back and look daily. Also post on our Discussion Board what you're looking for so that someone can connect with you. Don't been intimidated by the word "Hackathon" just contribute what you're good at.

Step 4: If you live in near San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, or NYC and are interested in attending our one day event, please follow our instructions under "Eligibility"

Step 5: Register your team on our Team Sign Up tab 

Step 6: Stay up to date with reminders and resources during the challenge 


Important Dates: 

Indicate interest in the invitation only, 1-day event at select Microsoft stores as soon as possible because it is first come, first serve

  • Friday, June 17th: Invitations to 1-day Event Closed 
  • Tuesday, June 21st: Registration Ends
  • Friday, June 24th: Virtual Hackathon Begins
  • Friday, June 24th: 1-Day Event in Select Cities (8:30 am ~ 7:30 pm)
  • Saturday, June 25th: All submissions must be Submitted by 11:59 pm PST
  • Friday, July 1st: We Hack Too hackathon winners will be announced 

Don't be shy about connecting with others on the site. This is what it's all about, meeting new people and having new experinces. Join us and have a great time learning and growing!

Let's do it!

B~STEM Project Team