What is Mountain View Hacks?
MVHacks is a high school hackathon hosted at Hacker Dojo and organized by Mountain View High School students. Both first time and more experienced programmers will be gathered together to turn their dreams into realities.
Schedule

07:30 - 08:15     Check In

08:15 - 08:45     Opening Ceremony

08:45 - 12:30     Begin Hacking

12:30 - 01:30     Lunch

07:00 - 07:30     Dinner

08:00 - 08:00     Project Deadline

08:00 - 08:45     Judging

08:45 - 09:00     Closing ceremony

Workshops

Internet of Things (Microsoft)
Build a cloud-connected IoT device using MakeyMakey, Microbit, and Raspberry Pi

Build a Chatbot (Microsoft)
Build your first chatbot in less than an hour

Intro to Azure (Microsoft)
Build cloud applications using Microsoft's Azure platform

Intro to iOS/Android Development (LeanGap)
Learn how to build your first iOS/Android app

Intro to Web Development (LeanGap)
Learn how to build your first web app

Prizes

First Place
Apple TVs (4th Generation)
$3000 LeanGap Scholarships

Second Place
Amazon Echo Dots (2nd Generation)

Third Place
Intel Compute Sticks

Best Beginner Hack
Raspberry Pi Zero W Kits

Most Creative Hack
HYPE Bluetooth Speakers

Best UI/UX
$25 Amazon Gift Cards

Best Use of Microsoft Tech
Crazyflie 2.0 Drones

Best Hack on .tech Platform
$200 Amazon Voucher

CMU Mentors' Choice
CMU Silicon Valley Campus Tour

FAQ
What is a hackathon?
A hackathon is a competitive educational event in which students come together to develop an idea for a project into a real product. MVHacks will provide hackers with educational resources, including seminars and mentors, and an environment that will enable their success.
How much does it cost?
It is completely free! All food, swag, and prizes are provided at no charge.
Do I need programming experience?
No — this is a fantastic learning opportunity! Hackers can expect to be able to attend educational workshops run by industry professionals in addition to experienced adult mentors to help them learn and succeed.
Who can attend?
All high school students are eligible to attend MVHacks as hackers. Interested in attending but not a high school student? Consider signing up to be a mentor.
What do I need?
For the event, all you need is your school ID, laptop, charger, and a desire to hack!
Do I need a team?
Teams of up to 4 are allowed. You may work as an individual, but we recommend collaborating. There will be a team mixer at the start of the hackathon.
What are the rules?
Be nice, respectful, and have fun! Hackers are expected to behave appropriately and safely at all times.
I have other questions!
Contact us through our Facebook, Twitter, or email (contact@mv-hacks.com).
The Team
Paran Sonthalia
David Sillman
Marc Bacvanski
Ben Hoberman
Daniel Ciao
Stuart Trappe

Campus Ambassadors
Rebecca Swernofsky
Los Altos
Nakul
Bajaj
Harker
Shashank Sridhar
Fremont
Adrian
Afif
Carlmont
Surya Dantuluri
Monta Vista
Karan Sharma
Monta Vista
Aayush
Seth
Lynbrook
Chetan Choksi
Kings
Sponsors