sudo HackStetson is a 24-hour hackathon held at Stetson University in DeLand, FL. We are inviting 200 hackers all over the nation to join us down here in the sunshine state for a weekend of fun, innovation, and networking. We are even offering travel reimbursement for this event on a first-come-first-serve basis.

This year's sponsors and partners include: Apple, EA (Electronic Arts), Sale Cents, Carroll Air Systems, Solodev, MakeSchool, .tech, UltraPress, Stetson University, Major League Hacking, and Florida Hackers


sudo HackStetson 2017 Schedule

9:00 AM

Check-in begins

11 AM

Opening Ceremonies

11:30 AM

Hacking Begins!

12:30 PM


2:00 PM

Tech Talk - “Moves Like Swagger, the OpenAPI Specification” by Ross Williams

3:00 PM

Hammocking in Palm Court

5:00 PM

Tech Talk - “Docker in the Cloud” by Dr. Plante

6:30 PM


8:00 PM

Tech Talk - “How to do  tech talk” by Richard Roe

10:30 PM

Cup Stacking

12:00 PM

Midnight Snack

1:00 AM

Tech Talk - “Defusing with Biductive Prolog” by Dr. Josh Eckroth

8:30 AM


10 AM

Dogs arrive!

11:30 AM

Hacking Ends

12:30 PM

Judging Begins

1:30 PM


2 PM

Closing Ceremonies 



You are welcome to participate in this hackathon as long as you are:

  • University students
  • Submit a project with a team of a maximum of 4 people

Hackathon Sponsors


First Place

Second Place

Third Place

Best Web Application

Best use of .tech domain

Best beginner hack


Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment! Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment. Members of the winning team receive Hack Harassment Battery Packs!

Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS

$250 AWS Credit

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

Register for the hackathon at, and make sure you've opted-in for sponsor prizes!


A panel of awesome judges!

A panel of awesome judges!

Judging Criteria

  • Execution
  • Technical Complexity
  • Polish
  • Originality
  • Usefulness

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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