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What is Local Hack Day: Learn 2022? 

Local Hack Day: Learn is your opportunity to spend a week focused on learning the skills you’ve always wanted to tackle. In accepting this quest, you are in for an adventure featuring workshops, fun mini-events, challenges, panels, and more. These will help you to earn experience points no matter what level of hacking you are at, whether it’s writing your first lines of code or creating a multi-faceted project. 

We will be bringing back all of your favorite features from Local Hack Day Learn, Build, and Share 2021 like challenges, live technical sessions with MLHers, mini-events galore, and some cool content from our partners! Here’s a sneak peek:

  • Beginner-friendly workshops

  • Challenges for all difficulty levels and all topics such as design, social, technical, entrepreneurial

  • Hacker-run guilds

  • Talks from friends of MLH and our partners

  • Live sessions run by MLHers

  • And maybe an appearance from Totally Not Ryan (TNR)

Can I get swag at this event?

Yes, of course! LHD: Learn will feature some amazing 2022 Hackathon Season swag…you’ll have to participate to find out exactly what you’re getting!  

 What is a Guild? How can I be a part of it?

One of the best parts of our community is that it allows people to meet and make connections with others, regardless of where you live. guilds are smaller communities within Major League Hacking. Whether you come in with a guild or not, you won’t be hacking alone. 



Your challenge submission must be completed within the submission period(Sunday, October 10th at 2 PM EST - Monday, October 18th at 12 PM EST

When relevent, your code must be available in some sort of public repository. 

If you're continuing work on an old project, you MUST specify in your Devpost what was worked on 1) before this day one of Local Hack Day: Learn 2022 and 2) during day day of Local Hack Day: Learn 2022.  

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Learn about APIs

Using APIs opens a ton of functionality you can add to any hack. For this challenge, we just want you to connect any two APIs together, utilize an API, in a project, or even just research up about APIs.

Learn how to Automate

Think about the tasks you do on a daily basis. Is there anything in there you can automate? Social media posts? Sorting your inbox? Sending out the Zoom invite for the family meeting? Pick one, automate it, and submit your hack

Learn about Computer Vision

What if your garbage can could sort your recycling and compost out for you? Build a project that uses computer vision to accomplish a task. Maybe your hack analyzes garbage and sorts it into its respective kind.

Redesign a tool you use

Bad design can be so frustrating! Think about a product or tool you use often and redesign it to make it simpler to work with, more efficient, or simply more beautiful

Create a Connect Four Game

Recreate the classic game - Connect Four. If you’re new to coding, we recommend keeping it simple. If you’ve been hacking a while, consider challenging yourself more by attempting it in a new language or without googling any questions.

Learn how to Manage your Finances

Create an application to help you manage your finances or budget.

Learn about the Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT is a phrase that gets thrown around often, but it doesn’t need to be as daunting as it sounds! If you’ve been curious, this is your sign to learn about it or build your own IoT project.

Create a Text-Based Adventure Game

We’re feeling inspired to go on an adventure after seeing the Local Hack Day branding this year. Create a text based adventure game that will take players on a journey.

Create a Chat Application

A successful adventure requires great communication. Create any application that allows two (or more!) people to chat online together.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Major League Hacking

Major League Hacking

Judging Criteria

  • None
    Local Hack Day: Learn is about celebrating our love for learning. Instead of judging projects and awarding prizes, we are giving out points to hackers who complete these challenges.

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