April 7th - April 8th
Qualcomm Room, Jacobs Hall



HackXX is UC San Diego's women-centric hackathon. It’s an empowering place to build great projects. Over 24 hours, women will be given the tools and knowledge to materialize their technological dreams.

All majors are welcome to explore their ideas and passions! Wander through countless fields of interest.

Form strong bonds by engaging with other women in tech and interacting with the engineering community.

Women encompass 20% of all hackathon participants. We hope our safe space will foster growth & collaboration.

Frequently Asked Questions

A hackathon is a an event where people come together in teams to collaborate on tech projects with a given amount of time, in this case, 24 hours. Prizes are awarded at the end!

HackXX is a safe place where all genders are welcome to participate. We would like to encourage women, transgender, gender non conforming women, gender queer people, and non-binary folks to attend. Must be 18 years old and over.

Only 20% of hackathon participants are women. We want to build a welcoming environment to encourage women to build cool things.

We will not be reimbursing travel costs exceeding $50. This cap is intended to cover the cost of local travel. A form will be sent to attendees after the event for requesting reimbursement.

Nope, all majors are welcome!

Yes, we'll have free food! Dinner on Saturday and all meals on Sunday will be provided, as well as snacks throughout the event.

You may hack in teams of up to four. Make sure everyone on the team registers on this website!

We will facilitate a team mixer at the beginning of the hackathon for you to find team members! However, if you know you want to hack alone, you are more than welcome to do so.

If you don't see the answer to your question, please reach out to hello@sdhacks.io, and we'll help you out!

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