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The eighth iteration of GunnHacks, Gunn High School's annual hackathon organized by United Computations.

February 5-6, 2022

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The eighth iteration of GunnHacks, Gunn High School's annual hackathon.

Join us from February 5th to 6th from 2 PM to 2 PM for a virtual, 24 hour high school hackathon. Work in teams of up to four to create something amazing. We welcome any precollege student with an interest in technology!

Registration is now open! Register for GunnHacks here. All hackers are expected to follow MLH's Code of Conduct.

Schedule

February 5th

Time Event 1:00 PM Opening Ceremony1:30 PM Team formation activity begins2:00 PM Hacking begins2:00 PM Intro to Python Workshop4:00 PM React Workshop6:00 PM !Light Activity6:30 PM Cybersecurity Challenges9:00 PM Movie Night

February 6th

Time Event 9:00 AM Networking Workshop2:00 PM Hacking ends2:00 PM Judging starts4:30 PM Judging ends5:00 PM Closing ceremony

All times are in PST.

Prizes

1st Overall
Gaming Mouse + Wolfram Award + Leading Learners Expansion Pack + Student Makers Award
2nd Overall
IOTunix LED Lamp + Wolfram Award + Leading Learners Expansion Pack + Student Makers Award
3rd Overall
Amazon Echo Dot + Wolfram Award + Leading Learners Expansion Pack
4th, 5th Overall
Discord Nitro Classic (2 Months) + Wolfram Award
Most Creative
$20 Adafruit Gift Certificate
Best Solo Hack
Discord Nitro Classic (3 Months) + Leading Learners Expansion Pack
Best All-Girls Team
Anker SoundCore Bluetooth Speaker
Best UI/UX Design
$50 Figma Store Gift Card
Best Domain Registered with Domain.com
PowerSquare Qi Wireless Phone Charger
Best Hardware Hack Sponsored by Digi-Key
Grove Beginner Kit
Most Creative Use of Twilio
Twilio Swag Box, GameGo Console
Best Web Monetization Project
Portable Charger, Coil Pin & $60 Credit
Best Use of Auth0
Exclusive Auth0 Swag (Branded Tumbler, Rubik's Cube & Sticker)

Mentors and Judges

Jeff Li

Jeff Li

Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft

Judge

Nan Zhong

Nan Zhong

Software Engineering Manager at Google

Judge

Yun Luo

Yun Luo

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Judge

Bai Wang

Bai Wang

Staff Medical Imaging Engineer at Intuitive Surgical

Mentor

Sean Yen

Sean Yen

Gunn graduate. Likes sheep.

Mentor / Judge

Timothy Herchen

Timothy Herchen

Gunn graduate. Likes cows.

Mentor / Judge

Yu-Ting Chang

Yu-Ting Chang

Gunn student. Likes Python.

Mentor

Ethan Liang

Ethan Liang

Gunn student

Mentor

Pranavi Prashant

Pranavi Prashant

Pioneers at technical help and cracking lame physics jokes

Mentor

Atulya Weise

Atulya Weise

I focus on product design + development, and I enjoy sharing my skills. @atultw on GitHub.

Mentor

Arnav Pandey

Arnav Pandey

High school sophomore fluent in many coding languages, and experience in over 15 hackathons

Mentor

FAQ

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What is a hackathon?

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Who can attend?

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What if I don’t know how to code?

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How much does it cost?

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Sponsors

To sponsor our event, email us at ghshacks@gmail.com. Find our sponsorship prospectus here.

Wolfram
PTSA
Leading Learners
1Password
Jane Street
IOTunix
Leangap
Figma
StickerMule
Student Makers