May 17-18, San Francisco
New Tech Junior Hackathon
What is the New Tech Junior?
It is for students and beginners with any background to share their knowledge of and passion for creativity and self-expression
What Should You Expect?
Organize a great team of several people! Alternatively, you can work solo.
Brainstorm, create, test! You will have a day and a night to present your project to the jury.
Create an innovative idea! We believe the new generation can open the best ways in tech.
Every team will get prizes from our sponsors, and a special prize of $10 000!
Tracks of the Hackathon
Game innovations with Project Morpheus
Project Morpheus offers an opportunity to work on PlayStation and virtual space, so come together to work with new sceneries, designs, and code.
New ideas for banking, time management, social living, meeting, sharing, and others. Improve social life and communications with your ideas!
Advertising is everywhere. Catch a chance to become a part of its reinvention. Create new conceptions for VR marketing in real life!
Learning and education
Research has been done on learning in virtual reality, as its immersive qualities may enhance learning. Maybe you are the one who knows how to learn faster and more efficiently!
This track is about innovations in real-life products. Any product can always be improved. Or maybe you will design something special, something we didn’t even think about?
Take Part in Nominations
Best new game project
Best social innovation
Best educational innovation
Best usability innovation
May 17-18 Schedule
Monday, May 17
09 AM - Registration opens and breakfast
11 AM - Opening ceremony
04 PM - Brainstorming and Lunch
7 PM - Solution pitching and team formation
8 PM - Problem presenters meet with teams
9 PM - Dinner
Tuesday, May 18
12 AM - Midnight snack
1 AM - Special Event
6 AM - Breakfast
2 PM - Hacking ends and lunch
3 PM - Preliminary judging round
4 PM - Final judging round
5 PM - Awards and closing ceremony
Meet Our Experts
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Business coach for digital products
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Renew the world while growing up and making progress with technologies!
Check Out Last Year's Hackathon
Featured Partners of the New Tech Junior
Sound production and light creators. The company has already worked with big city projects as "City collectors" in 2015. Moreover, Stopline vibes were awarded “White leaf” in 2017.
Minds Ahead Educate
Minds Ahead is an educational project in culture, languages, and communications. The project is spread all over the world and it works with kids, teens, and adults.
If you are interested in becoming a partner or sponsor, please feel free to contact us
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to know how to code?
Students of all skill levels can join, even if you've never written a line of code. We'll teach you everything you need to know to take part in the project
What should I bring with me?
It is important to bring your equipment chargers and a sleeping bag. We have some spare ones, but it is better to have your own.
Who can participate?
Attendees must be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a college or university and must agree to the MLH Code of Conduct.
Registration to the NTJ Hackathon
Tell us about you by filling in the registration form, and we will send you a confirmation letter by email
City Colledge of San Francisco
Address: 88 4th St, San Francisco
We are located in the northern part of the city.
The nearest subway is the North Road.
PHOTO AND VIDEO CREDITS
Daniel X. O'Neil
Daniel X. O'Neil
All photo and video materials belong to their owners and are used for demonstration purposes only. Please do not use them in commercial projects.