SoHacks, Texas’ Largest High School Hackathon, Set for August 4th and 5th at Trinity University

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SAN ANTONIO (July 26, 2017) SoHacks will host its fourth annual School’s Out High School Hackathon on Friday, August 4, and Saturday, August 5, at Trinity University. The School’s Out Hackathon is a 24-hour coding event engineered to help high school students learn how to code. Students can make an app, website, or a piece of hardware with the help of experienced mentors, structured classes, and like-minded peers.

The event is free, and spots are still available. Students are encouraged to sign up at www.sohacks.com. Registration will close the day before the event, August 3. SoHacks will be hosted at Trinity University’s Center of Science and Innovation Building

The schedule is as follows:

Friday, August 4 –

  • 11:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Registration
  • 2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Opening ceremony
  • 3 p.m.: Hacking Begins
  • 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.: Workshops [Skill level of workshops ranges from beginner to advanced]
  • 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.: Midnight snacks

Saturday, August 5 –

  • 12 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Hacking continues
  • 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Breakfast
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Hacks/Judging
  • 4 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Closing ceremonies

The School’s Out Hackathon is an annual hackathon in San Antonio designed to help students take their first steps into the world of computer science and programming. Co-founded by a group of high school students, it was the first high school hackathon – and is the largest – in Texas. Geekdom and 80/20 Foundation are proud sponsors and supporters of the SoHacks program. To learn more, visit www.sohacks.com.

About SoHacks
Founded in 2013, SoHacks is a 24-hour coding marathon engineered to help you learn how to code. Make your app, website, or machine a reality with the help of experienced mentors, structured classes, and like-minded peers. For additional information, visit www.sohacks.com.

About Geekdom
Founded in 2011 by Rackspace Hosting’s Graham Weston and CoffeeCup Software’s Founder Nicholas Longo, Geekdom strives to provide an inspiring environment for bright minds to explore ideas in entrepreneurship, technology, leadership, and creativity, develop talents, and connect to a community of like-minded people. For more information on Geekdom, visit www.geekdom.com.

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