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ACM @ UIUC and HackIllinois
Siebel Center for Computer Science, 201 N. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801
Feb 23, 2024 - Feb 25, 2024   All Day
HackIllinois Staff
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Computer Science Department Events Calendar

Adventure awaits at HackIllinois – where every coder is a creator.
Win prizes. Join the Midwest's largest hackathon in person on February 23-25! 

Register for HackIllinois, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's premier international collegiate hackathon, for a weekend of innovation, learning, and competition. Immerse yourself in a creative hub where coding meets ingenuity. 

  • Open to anyone over 18.
  • Participants from all backgrounds and skill levels are welcome! 
  • From coding novices to seasoned developers, there's a place for you here. 
  • Embark on a 36-hour coding journey from Friday evening to Sunday morning. 
  • Collaborate, create, and compete in an environment that fosters learning and innovation.
  • Compete for cash prizes across various categories! 
  • Winners will receive monetary rewards and recognition in this prestigious event. 

Beyond project development, HackIllinois offers an array of fun activities: 

  • Gaming tournaments
  • Crafting breaks
  • Coding challenges 
  • Frequent snack times to keep your energy high. 

This year, introducing HackIllinois Knights: 

An exclusive, competitive path for those seeking an extra challenge. Aimed at experienced coders, this track provides a heightened hackathon experience with increased prize values, including a grand Knights prize of $2,000. Knights enjoy special privileges like networking opportunities with sponsors, a chance to present in a Shark Tank-style showcase, and access to exclusive events. 

Application for Knights includes a coding challenge. Spots are limited!

While HackIllinois Knights cater to advanced coders, the standard HackIllinois path remains a welcoming space for all skill levels. All attendees can enjoy vibrant events, workshops, company Q&As, and the Company Expo. Our commitment to inclusivity and learning ensures a fulfilling experience for everyone. 

Ready to code, create, and conquer? Register today for HackIllinois and choose your path. Whether as a budding coder or as a valiant Knight. Embark on this coding adventure and be a part of an event where creativity, code, and competition collide to create something extraordinary. 

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