Major League Hacking 2018 Hackathon Season


Undergraduate hackathon at UNL

April 14th, 2018 @ 10 AM — Avery Hall 347

CornHacks aims to bring some of the most talented developers from around the Midwest to join in a weekend full of hacking. Hosted at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, over 100 participants will code all day and night to be judged by industry professionals and compete for several prizes.


Strengthen your skills. Learn a new technology. Get help from experts.


Work as a team on an innovative idea.


Present your {% ehack. Win a prize.



What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is an invention marathon. Students come together to build cool software and hardware hacks over the weekend. It’s very beginner friendly.

How much does it cost?

Nothing! Admission is free and includes meals, drinks, snacks, workshops, swag, and a memorable learning experience!

Do I need to be a student to attend?

Yes. Only undergraduate students who are currently enrolled at the University of Nebraska are eligble to attend.

What is the schedule?

The event begins Saturday, April 14 at 10am. The event will end at 10pm and re-open the next day, Sunday, at 10am. Prizes and lunch will be at noon, with the event ending at 1:30pm.

Where is the event?

The event is being hosted at Avery Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s campus. The address is 256 Avery Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588.

Will there be prizes?

Yes! Over $500 worth of prizes will be awarded for the best hacks.

What is Major League Hacking?

Major League Hacking is the official student hackathon league in North America & Europe. They work with over 200 Member Events and empower over 70,000 students every year.

What if I don't have a team?

If you don’t have a team now, that’s okay! We’ll have team formation and events geared towards helping you find people to work with. Teams can have up to four students.

What will I eat?

We’ll provide food for all meals from Saturday’s breakfast to Sunday’s brunch. If you have dietary restrictions, we’ll try our best to accommodate them. We’ll also have snacks throughout the hackathon.

Is there a code of conduct?

Yes there is. You can find the MLH’s policy here and UNL’s policy here.

What if this is my first hackathon?

That’s great! The most important thing is that you’re there; have fun, and learn something. Go ahead and register to make the most out of the experience. It’s completely free, so there’s nothing to lose!