About Us

At Flare hacks we want students from around the United States to come together, form teams, and create a project over the duration of 24 hours. We are hoping to See many amazing projects the attendees come up with!

Here at Flare Hacks, we dont want to put any restrictions, build whatever your heart desires. Just make sure you have FUN!

Check out our Schedule and make sure to Join our Discord Server, which is where the hackathon is going to be hosted. Discord

Schedule

7/24/2020 Friday

6:00 PM PST

Opening Ceremony

1 Hour 30 Minutes

Meet at the Main Hall for the opening ceremony in our discord server.

8:00 PM PST

Hacking Starts

2 Days

You may now begin hacking at 8:00 PM PST, have fun and create an amazing project.

8:01 PM PST

Team Building/ Finding excersize

30 Minutes

With the help of our organizers, find a team to work with during the hackathon. Meet us at the Team Building channel.

8:30 PM PST

EchoAR Workshop
By Echo AR

45 Min

The workshop will show how to quickly create AR/VR apps with no technical skills or coding required and scale existing apps by connecting them to the cloud. Workshop participants will learn how to create real-time cloud-connected augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) apps using the echoAR platform. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop and an Android phone, or just follow along the live demonstration. Platforms for experimentation include: Google ARCore, WebXR, Vuforia, Unity-based apps, and more.

7/25/2020 Saturday

8:00 AM PST

Morning Remarks

10 Minutes

Just a wake up call with a few announcements for the day, then get back to hacking!

1:00 PM PST

Landing a Tech Internship Workshop By Calix Huang

30 Min

Intrested in landing a tech internship? Why not attend our workshop hosted by Calix Huang, and find out how.

TBD

Minecraft Building Competition @ Event Center

30 Min

Just a small event to chill out and play minecraft! Meet us at the Event Center on discord and compete in our building competition. The winner will recieve a special prize!

2:30 PM PST

How to Start a Non-Profit Organization
By Girl Genius

30 Min

Learn how to start a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in this intuitive workshop hosted by Girl Genius.

5:30 PM PST

FLEO Workshop
By FLEO

45 Min

Learn about personal finiance in an interactive manner and how it's linked to tech.

7/26/2020 Sunday

7:00 AM PST

Submissions Due

10 Minutes

All submissions are due by 7:00 AM PST. If you have any difficulties submitting your project, please contact one of our staff.

10:00 AM PST

Hacking Ends

10 Minutes

Continue working on your project for another few hours after submissions are due. Just polish up your project and sit tight.

1:00 AM PST

Closing Ceremony

30 Minutes

Join our closing ceremony at the main hall, we will announce winners and end of the hackathon.

7/24/2020 Friday

6:00 PM PST

Opening Ceremony

1 Hour 30 Minutes

Meet at the Main Hall for the opening ceremony in our discord server.

8:00 PM PST

Hacking Starts

2 Days

You may now begin hacking at 8:00 PM PST, have fun and create an amazing project.

8:01 PM PST

Team Building/ Finding excersize

30 Minutes

With the help of our organizers, find a team to work with during the hackathon. Meet us at the Team Building channel.

8:30 PM PST

EchoAR Workshop
By Echo AR

45 Min

The workshop will show how to quickly create AR/VR apps with no technical skills or coding required and scale existing apps by connecting them to the cloud. Workshop participants will learn how to create real-time cloud-connected augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) apps using the echoAR platform. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop and an Android phone, or just follow along the live demonstration. Platforms for experimentation include: Google ARCore, WebXR, Vuforia, Unity-based apps, and more.

7/25/2020 Saturday

8:00 AM PST

Morning Remarks

10 Minutes

Just a wake up call with a few announcements for the day, then get back to hacking!

1:00 PM PST

Landing a Tech Internship WorkshopBy Calix Huang

30 Min

Intrested in landing a tech internship? Why not attend our workshop hosted by Calix Huang, and find out how.

TBD

Minecraft Building Competition @ Event Center

30 Min

Just a small event to chill out and play minecraft! Meet us at the Event Center on discord and compete in our building competition. The winner will recieve a special prize!

2:30 PM PST

How to Start a Non-Profit Organization
By Girl Genius

30 Min

Learn how to start a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in this intuitive workshop hosted by Girl Genius.

5:30 PM PST

FLEO Workshop
By FLEO

45 Min

Learn about personal finiance in an interactive manner and how it's linked to tech.

7/26/2020 Sunday

7:00 AM PST

Submissions Due

10 Minutes

All submissions are due by 7:00 AM PST. If you have any difficulties submitting your project, please contact one of our staff.

10:00 AM PST

Hacking Ends

10 Minutes

Continue working on your project for another few hours after submissions are due. Just polish up your project and sit tight.

1:00 AM PST

Closing Ceremony

30 Minutes

Join our closing ceremony at the main hall, we will announce winners and end of the hackathon.

7/24/2020 Friday

6:00 PM PST

Opening Ceremony

1 Hour 30 Minutes

Meet at the Main Hall for the opening ceremony in our discord server.

8:00 PM PST

Hacking Starts

2 Days

You may now begin hacking at 8:00 PM PST, have fun and create an amazing project.

8:01 PM PST

Team Building/ Finding excersize

30 Minutes

With the help of our organizers, find a team to work with during the hackathon. Meet us at the Team Building channel.

8:30 PM PST

EchoAR Workshop
By Echo AR

45 Min

The workshop will show how to quickly create AR/VR apps with no technical skills or coding required and scale existing apps by connecting them to the cloud. Workshop participants will learn how to create real-time cloud-connected augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) apps using the echoAR platform. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop and an Android phone, or just follow along the live demonstration. Platforms for experimentation include: Google ARCore, WebXR, Vuforia, Unity-based apps, and more.

7/25/2020 Saturday

8:00 AM PST

Morning Remarks

10 Minutes

Just a wake up call with a few announcements for the day, then get back to hacking!

1:00 PM PST

Landing a Tech Internship WorkshopBy Calix Huang

30 Min

Intrested in landing a tech internship? Why not attend our workshop hosted by Calix Huang, and find out how.

TBD

Minecraft Building Competition @ Event Center

30 Min

Just a small event to chill out and play minecraft! Meet us at the Event Center on discord and compete in our building competition. The winner will recieve a special prize!

2:30 PM PST

How to Start a Non-Profit Organization
By Girl Genius

30 Min

Learn how to start a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in this intuitive workshop hosted by Girl Genius.

5:30 PM PST

FLEO Workshop
By FLEO

45 Min

Learn about personal finiance in an interactive manner and how it's linked to tech.

7/26/2020 Sunday

7:00 AM PST

Submissions Due

10 Minutes

All submissions are due by 7:00 AM PST. If you have any difficulties submitting your project, please contact one of our staff.

10:00 AM PST

Hacking Ends

10 Minutes

Continue working on your project for another few hours after submissions are due. Just polish up your project and sit tight.

1:00 AM PST

Closing Ceremony

30 Minutes

Join our closing ceremony at the main hall, we will announce winners and end of the hackathon.

Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors

FaQ

How much is Flare Hacks?
Nothing! Flare Hacks is absolutely FREE!
There is no specific theme, build whatever you desire.
Make sure you sign up on Typeform. After that make sure you join the Discord server.
Anyone living in the United States and in high school or above can attend this hackathon.
Teams can be a maximum of 4 people. Our prizes are given out in 4 count, so this is why teams of more than 4 are highly not recommended.

Prizes

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First Place
Revealed Soon
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Second Place
Revealed Soon
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Third Place
Revealed Soon
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Best COVID Hack
One Year Subscription - Wolfram Alpha Pro
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Best App
$1000 Bugsee Credits
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Best Use of EchoAR
$50 Gift Cards - Amazon
1 month business tier access
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Best Business Potential
Clerky Lifetime Package
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Best Website
4 Months Access to Cloudspoit Services
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Everyone
Wolfram One Access 30 Days
Business tier access EchoAR
Free access Cloudspoit Services

Mentors & Judges

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Kishan Sachdeva
ML Researcher at YouTube
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Calix Huang
Software Developer & Entrepreneur
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Alon Grinshpoon
Founder & CEO, EchoAR

Meet The Team

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Pranav Krishna
Vice Director
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Kiran Joji
Co - Sponsors Director
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Kushagra Singh
Applications/Discord Manager
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Sai Mitappali
Marketing
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Holland Pleskac
Co - Sponsors Director
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Rishabh Rai
Logistics Director
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Raviteja Pillamarri
Sponsor/Marketing Director