Teams: 

  • 1 - 8 people (students, faculty or staff of Texas A&M University)
  • All participants must give consent to participate in the event by signing Consent Form during on-site registration, Friday 17th February 4-5pm in Langford B, Geren Lobby (See Eligibility). 
  • To compete for Most Interdisciplinary award, a team must have at least two members from different disciplines. 
  • Teams will be required to 'OPT - in' to compete for a specific challenge.
  • Each team can only win one of six Challenges ($500).
  • Each team can win a combination of Prizes in addition to winning a Challenge. 

Projects: 

  • Projects to be produced during the 24 hours of the event, either on site, or in other locations.
  • If projects are based on preious work, the original and the extent of the upgrade to the project is to be presented and project will be judged on the incremental upgrade.

To be considered for Awards, the following steps must be taken on Saturday, 18th February:

  • by 1pm: Teams must be registered with the official platform of TAMU Diversity Accessibility Hackathon: tamu-hackathon.devpost.com
  • by 1pm: Teams must sign up for Show & Tell. Link to form will be circulated via email, announcement and will be available here.  
  • by 2pm: Teams must upload Final Presentation (see submission requirements). 
  • To be considered for Most Interdisciplinary Award - teams must 'OPT IN' for the award during the submission process. 
  • Teams must 'OPT IN' for specific Challenge(s) they are addressing during the submission process.
  • 3-4pm: Teams must present their project to the panel of Judges, Challengers, participants and interested parties during Show & Tell in Geren Auditorium, Langford building B. 

 

CODE OF CONDUCT

  •  All participants must abide by the MLH Code of Conduct.
  • This is a Texas A&M University event, and all students must also abide by the Student Code of Conduct

 

RESOURCES: 

GIS LAB

  • 24 hr access to computers with GIS programs installed
  • Location: Langford A, 3rd floor studios

PRINTING / 3D PRINTING

  • Teams will have access to free printing (should you need to print any base maps, scaled drawings, templates, posters, etc)
  • Location: Langford Building A, 1st floor, opposite Azimuth Cafe. 
  • $25 credit for printing per each team (can print any size on any paper as long as it is less than or equal to $25 as per ITS pricing) 
  • ITS helpdesk will be open 7:45a-10:00p on Friday the 17th, and 10am-5pm on Saturday the 18th.  
  • Teams will have access to free 3D printing (first come, first served up to 6 teams depending on amount of printed volume and comlexity, please consult with organizers if you plan on 3D printing)
  • 3D printers will be open 5pm-8pm on Friday and open at 8am on Saturday. On Saturday the technician will leave at 12pm but participants will be able to remove their own prints once they are completed. 
  • Instruction on how to prepare your model 

 LASER CUTTING / WOODSHOP

  • Teams will have access to laser cutting in the College of Architecture Woodshop.
  • Location: Langford Building B, 1st floor, access from Geren Lobby. 
  • Woodshop will be opened on Friday until 5pm and on Saturday from 9am - 1pm
  • Please see woodshop website for templates and instructions. 
  • Please note to be able to use College of Architecture Woodshop, prior safety training is required. 
  • Contact Jim: jtitus@arch.tamu.edu

PHOTO STUDIO

  • Professional photo studio with retractable 'infinity' background and variety of portable lighs
  • Location: Langford Building A, 1st floor, ask in ITS (printing) or ask Sam. 
  • DSLR cameras 
  • Tripods
  • Contac Sam: strust@tamu.edu 

MAKER SPACE

  • Work desks
  • 1st floor Langford building A

STUDIOS

  • Work desks
  • 3rd floor Langford building A

 

Please note there are no showers on site. 

We will provide plenty food, snacks and beverages. We do encourage you to bring your water bottle and utilize our Water Refill stations. 

 Organizers researve the right to change Awards, Prizes and amounts.