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What is a Hackathon?
A hackathon is a 24-hour programming competition where a large group of students meet to engage in collaborative coding.


What is HackSoCal?
HackSoCal is one of Southern California's first student-run co-ed school hackathons. The event lasts for 24 hours overnight as over 150 attendees work to build software that addresses a real-world problem.

Our mission is to encourage students within the Southern California area to pursue computer science and promote diversity in this ever-growing field.

Who can attend?
HackSoCal is open to all students attending a high school in the United States. If you are not in high school, you are encouraged to apply as a volunteer or mentor.

How much does it cost?
HackSoCal does not cost anything at all! Everything from swag to instruction to meals will be provided free of charge.

When and where is HackSoCal?

HackSoCal is held from February 15-16, 2020, here at PVNet at the Promenade (550 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 229, RHE, CA 90274).

For more information, please visit and register at:

That just about covers our FAQ, if you have any questions or comments, feel free to write to us at Don't forget to RSVP using the button at the top!

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