April 20-22, 2018

@ Colby | Starting at 10pm
Registration deadline: Saturday 4/7 @ 11:55pm


Colby, Bates, and Bowdoin welcome you to a 36 hour long tech marathon, where students from accross the East Coast come to collaborate on ideas, and compete for prizes and cred. CBBHacks invites all students from diverse backgrounds to come and enjoy a weekend of hacking, networking, food, and activites. After the 36 hours are up, participants will present their projects to an esteemed panel of judges.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is a tech innovation marathon. This is where your dreams run wild. Solve a real-world problem with technology or build the next Iron Man suit.

What if I don't have a team or an idea?

No problem! You can find a team once you arrive. Most hackers arrive without a team. You will often find inspiration for ideas at the hackathon.

What can I build?

Anything! Web, mobile, desktop, and hardware projects are all welcome. Projects will be judged based on creativity, technical difficulty, polish, and usefulness.

Who can attend?

Current undergraduate and graduate students can compete. High school students who are juniors or seniors are also eligible. Anyone is welcome to drop by and see what participants are working on!

How much does it cost?

CBBHacks is free! Food, beverages, swag, workspaces, and sleeping areas will be provided. You just have to travel to the event and we will take care of the rest! :)

What should I bring?

Bring a laptop for hacking and a valid student ID for admission into the event. Also, please bring toilettries.

How big should teams be? Can I hack alone?

Teams should be at most FOUR people. We highly recommend that you form a team, but solo hackers are allowed.

Can I build on past projects?

We strongly discourage building off of existing projects you've worked on. However, using third–party APIs and libraries are encouraged, as long as they're accessible by everyone.

Is there a code of conduct?

Yes. Be nice to others.

I have more questions!

You can get in touch with us via email