Come out to Brooklyn and hack out of a 25,000 square foot warehouse! We want to encourage collaboration between students, artists, and developers and anybody else interested in learning and creating.

Register here

The event will be hosted at Pioneer Works in Red Hook and there will be food provided by some of the best local food trucks and restaurants. There are no limits to what you can build - mobile apps, web apps, hardware hacks - anything you want!

We'll have prizes for hacks that address certain community issues, several company sponsored prizes, and overall grand prize for best hack.


Participants: Individuals interested in building and expressing themselves through technology



You are free to create whatever you want. However, keep in mind the prize categories.


Prize Categories:

Community Development

Red Hook Transportation

Coastal Awareness

Most "Awesome" Hack

Hackathon Sponsors


$1,290 in prizes

RHI Favorite

Brooklyn Ice House Credits

Best Bike Hack

Red Hook Crit x Timbuk2 Especial Claro Messenger Bag

Best Use of Twilio API

2 Tickets to the Brooklyn Nets Playoff Game on 4/25

Coastal Awareness

Fort Defiance Credits

Funkiest Hack

Good Fork Credits

NY Theremin Society Hack

The NY Theremin society is looking for someone to help them with some web design and Leap Motion Visualization! They are awarding the following:

free concert tickets for two to the NY Theremin Society Concerts
NY Theremin Society tote bag
Record *avalanche* by Dorit Chrysler
Leap Motion Device

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

Friday, April 18

7pm - 8pm - Registration/Meet Other Hackers!

7pm - Dinner - Pizza Moto!

8pm - 9pm - API presentations

9pm - Pitch Ideas->Find Teams->Start Hacking!

10pm - Learn to Code AKA Make Flappy Bird presented by MakeGamesWithUs

Saturday, April 19

12am - Midnight Surprise Snack!

7am - Breakfast!

12pm - Lunch - Snap Truck!

2:30pm - Submit hacks to HackerLeague

3pm - 4pm - Demos

4pm - 4:20pm - Judges Deliberate

4:30pm - Winners Announced and Prizes Awarded!



BBQ Dave

BBQ Dave
Pioneer Works

Stacey Mulcahy

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Community Building

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