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The Third Iteration of UBCO's annual hackathon - BC Hacks 
February 5-6, 2022 | Virtual 
 

THEME

Please note your project doesn't HAVE to follow the theme in order to be a part of BC Hacks. This is just an additional aspect that you can opt-in and out of. While there are prizes for these categories, you are free to make what you want! :)
 
Diversity in Tech 
CAD 200/member
Entrepreneurship
CAD 2000 for the team
Addressing the lack of representation of minorities in the industry and celebrating the diversity in tech. Does your project address this issue and come up with a way to bridge this gap? 
 
e@UBCO Entrepreneurship Award
Encouraging entrepreneurship in tech. Can your idea be turned into a business? Does a team have what it takes to create the next tech giant?
 

SPONSORS

Sponsor Office Hours - February 7, 2022.

FAQs

What is BC Hacks?


BC Hacks is a 24-hour hackathon hosted by the executives of the Computer Science Course Union at UBCO.




What are hackathons?


They are 24-48 hour coding competitions where students work in teams to make a project. You can contribute in various different ways: software developer, web developer, testing, graphic design, etc. It is also a wonderful opportunity to network with employers and other interesting people in the industry.




Who can participate in BC Hacks? Are there any pre-requisites?


All college students and recent grads can be a part of BC Hacks. None at all! Absolute beginner or coding expert, everyone has the same opportunities at BC Hacks.




Why should I attend BC Hacks?


You are welcome to join us if you want to: -make you resume stronger -learn a new tech -get better at a language -network with employers/judges to further chances of getting an internship -network with other students in the industry -have fun!




What is the Employee Office Hours on the 7th of February?


All BC Hacks participants get one-on-one time with BC Hacks Sponsors. You can use this time to learn more about the company, a role at the organization or anything else!




What is the event focus?


It is representing Diversity in Tech. The organizers of BC Hacks are using this platform to address, empower and celebrate underrepresented communities in Tech. We have created a separate prize category - Best in Most Diverse Team, for the same.




Is there an application fee?


Nope! BC Hacks is compeletly free of cost.




More questions?


Follow this link!





 
 

ORGANIZERS

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Lead Organizer
  Shreyasi Chauhan
Logistics
Harman Sahota