Major League Hacking 2020 Hackathon Season

February 8-9, 2020

Gordon Field House

Rochester Institute of Technology


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Brick City's Premiere Hackathon

BrickHack brings designers, developers, and all sorts of makers together for 24 hours to create something from nothing.

Mentors and industry representatives will lend expertise and watch as you dive into learning, developing, and producing a unique project.

Expect lots of free food, swag, coffee, and all-you-can-print 3D-printers! From the novices to the experts, from designers to engineers, this one's for you!

What is a hackathon?

A Hackathon is an invention marathon. Any student can attend! Really, any student... and it's completely free. Don't worry about food, Internet, or travel.

Students work in teams and mentors are present to offer help. Sponsors attend to help, recruit, and promote their products. Teams compete in different categories and prizes are awarded, but everyone learns and everyone wins!

Come spend 24 hours with us at BrickHack and dedicate time to learn, collaborate, build, and innovate.

MLH has a great list of related questions over at mlh.io/faq

Travel Information

BrickHack 6 will be hosted at RIT in the Gordon Field House.

We invite hackers from all over the US and Canada to join us for our annual event!

  • If you're driving to campus, you can park in D Lot.
  • Buses are being provided to a number of schools! If you're at one of them, you'll see an option to sign up when you RSVP!

Don't see bus details when you RSVP? Have any other questions? Email us at [email protected]

To ensure the highest level of safety and security, all persons entering the venue will be subject to a security screening via the use of metal detectors and the inspection of bags.

To expedite the screening process, be prepared to remove belongings made of metal from pockets upon entering the venue and be observant of signage and the directions of security personnel when entering the venue.

No weapons (including knives of any kind, style, or purpose) will be permitted in the venue.

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide travel reimbursements at this time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate in BrickHack?

Anyone currently enrolled as a student can attend! If you don't fit that description, you're absolutely welcome to attend as a mentor or volunteer. All attendees must be 18 years or older.

Do I need a team to join?

While teams are often recommended and sometimes more fun, they're not required. We will be hosting a teambuilding event shortly after kickoff, but feel free to invite your friends! Teams are a max of 4 people. Each person must register individually.

What should I bring?

Bring yourself, a photo ID, clothes, toiletries, a sleeping bag/blanket, your hacker setup, and maybe an idea or two.

Do RIT students need to apply?

Yes, RIT students need to apply just like everyone else.

When will I know if I got in?

Rolling acceptances will start in late December.

Should I bring my own bricks?

We've got you covered.



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