SCHacks is a hackathon for students in grades 7-12. Spend the day programming, learning new skills, solving challenges, and creating awesome projects. There will be food and prizes!

Hackathon Sponsors


1st Place

Win the first place award for SCHacks!

Anti-Online Harassment Hack

Build an application that deals helps deal with online harassment.

Educational Hack

Build an application that promotes reading and use of the library’s resources/educational app

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Participants: Individuals from grades 7-12 can participate in this event. Teams can be from 1-4 people. All applicants must sign and agree to all the conditions of this form to enter. Please bring the form with you when you arrive at the hackathon. 


Submit all projects to devpost at the end of the hackathon.

How to enter

To enter please go on here to sign up for this event.


Di Zhang

Di Zhang

Suryamani Kar

Suryamani Kar

Jeff Muralt

Jeff Muralt

Judging Criteria

  • Functionality
    Does the product appear to work and has some features which are usable?
  • Sophistication
    How hard was the product to build?
  • Creativity
    Is this a new idea or just an old one with a new interface?
  • Quality of product pitch
    How well do you pitch the product?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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Hackathon sponsors

This program is made possible by the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends and the Yahoo Employee Foundation

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