Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most common questions we have been asked from our previous hackathon

What is hacktable

HackTable is a 36-hour online hackathon (coding event) for students across the globe. Students of all levels of computer science experience ranging from novices to experienced coders can find categories that can challenge them to think critically.

What if I have never participated before / don't know to code

Don’t worry if this is your first time coding or attending a hackathon. We will have resources, opportunities, workshops, mentors to help new hackers.

How old do I have to be to participate?

All students can participate, reguardless of age.

How much does it cost to participate

All our events are completely free - practically no reason to not try it out

How do I register

Do I need a team? Can I participate alone? What is the maximum team size?

You can register independently or as a team, with teams having up to 5 people. If you register alone and want to work with someone we will help you find a team.

Who has ownership over the project I create??

You and your team have full ownership over what you create

Can i change my mind?

Yes, you can cancel at any time so there’s no harm in signing up!

What if my question was not covered?

You can always email us at and we will respond to you