Do I have to be a programmer to attend?NO! We're looking for a diverse group of people who want to work on an idea for a few days. You're a designer? Help create the user interface. You're a business rockstar? Help create a business or customer plan. You want to try coding for the first time? We will have introduction workshops that will give you a first glance about coding.
What about hardware?We’ll have a hardware lounge with plenty of boards, tools, and gadgets for you to check out!
Headstart?Only projects started at the hackathon will be eligible for prizes.
What should I bring to the event?Your computer (laptop or desktop), any electronics want to use, chargers, toiletries and a sleeping bag or blanket and pillow if you're planning to stay over night and we hope you will! And of course, your student ID.
Will there be travel reimbursements available?
Yes! If you're coming from outside the Oberpfalz, it's possible to apply for reimbursement to cover some of your travel expenses. This also includes an overnight stay from Saturday to Sunday if you can't reasonably get home after the event. Depending on where you come from, the reimbursement can be up to:
- Bavaria (outside of the Oberpfalz): 25€
- Germany: 40€
- Rest of Europe (SEPA area): 75€
We can only transfer money in the SEPA area! Thus, be ready to provide your travel receipts and bank address.
Are there any restrictions regarding the COVID-19 situation?Yes. This event will be held with a 2G-concept, meaning that only people that are fully vaccinated or have recovered from a COVID-19 infection can participate. Make sure to bring valid proof of vaccination or recovery to the event.