24 hours. 200 hackers. Endless fun.

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 


View full rules


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

How to enter

Register for the hackathon at hackstetson.com, 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