Hacking has ended!

Announcements
Our Devpost is accepting project submissions!
2972 hours ago
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Don’t have a team yet?
3015 hours ago
Invite a friend, walk-ins are more than welcome! Otherwise, join the Slack and meet some people in #looking4team!
Who’s ready for SpartaHack?!
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Schedule

Friday

05:00
Bus Loop Stairwell
Sponsor Registration
06:00
B115
Hacker Check-in
20:30
A136 (Help Desk)
Hacker Late Check-in
21:00
B115
Opening Ceremony
22:00
A136 (Help Desk)
Hardware Lab Opens
22:30
B106
Team Forming
23:00
B117
Intrepid Control Systems: 'Automotive Hacking & IoT Solved!'
Almost all modern vehicles contain multiple communication network called CAN that ECUs use to exchange myriad of key data critical to maintaining correct operation and safety of the vehicle. Intrepid provides professional hardware & software tools that make those data available to you so that you can build your own Automotive applications. Join us and learn about vehicle networks and how you can build exciting Automotive IoT applications using Intrepid tools.

Saturday

00:00
¯_(ツ)_/¯
Hacking Begins
00:30
Quicken Loans Lounge
Midnight Snack
01:00
3rd floor A Wing
Nap Room Opens
01:00
B115
Intro to Web Dev Part 1: HTML & CSS
02:00
B115
Intro to Web Dev Part 2: Javascript
11:00
B117
Dynatrace: 'Basics of Docker and Containerized Deployments'
13:00
B119
Quicken Loans: 'Road Map to Tech for Beginner Developers'
This session will provide developers with knowledge on preparing for a technical career or internship. How to prepare for a career in technology?
14:00
B117
Aptiv: 'Attacking Wireless Interfaces in Vehicles'
Exploring the radio communication protocols of vehicles
15:30
B119
Dow Chemical: 'Rethinking Data Science to Improve Customer Value'
By changing the methods for gathering data and exposing the data to our customers, we provide a completely new way to help maximize their value and outpace our competition. This is done by combining smart sensors, physical product traits, and data science aligned to the customers’ unique environments.
19:00
B106
Therapy Dogs
21:00
B100
Werewolf
Yep, we brought a real werewolf here.

Sunday

00:00
B Atrium
Midnight Snack
00:30
B117
Jay Freeman a.k.a. saurik
Combo of 'that's how you get a dystopia: the perils of closed systems' and 'a behind the scenes look at the ios 11.1 jailbreak' followed by his usual infinite q&a.
13:00
B Hallway & Atrium
Hacking Expo
16:00
B115
Closing Ceremony
Hardware
Item
Lender
Quantity
Alienware X51
MLH
1
Dell Gaming Laptop
MLH
1
Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu
MLH
1
Grove Kit
MLH
1
Harwdware Lab ID Case
MLH
1
Muse Headband
MLH
1
Amazon Fire Phone
MLH
2
Dell Monitor
MLH
2
Dell XPS 13 Windows
MLH
2
Raspberry Pi 2B
SpartaHack
2
Raspberry Pi B+
SpartaHack
2
Alienware laptop
MLH
3
Dell Tablet
MLH
3
Mini-Servos
SpartaHack
3
Samsung Gear VR
MLH
4
Amazon Echo
MLH
6
Leap Motion
MLH
6
Oculus CV1
MLH
6
Pebble Time
MLH
6
Photon
MLH
6
Piezo Buzzers
SpartaHack
7
Arduino 101
MLH
10
Base Shield
MLH
10
XK-24 & keycap set
X-keys
10
USB 12 Switch Interfaces & Orby button set
X-keys
10
CanaKit Raspberry Pi Complete Kit
SpartaHack
10
Echo device
Amazon Alexa
12
9V Battery Clip
SpartaHack
13
Intel Edison
MLH
15
Ethernet Cables
SpartaHack
19
9V Battery
SpartaHack
27
Breadboard
SpartaHack
46
Jumper Wires (M/M)
SpartaHack
Many
Jumper Wires (M/F)
SpartaHack
Many
LEDs
SpartaHack
Many
Resistors
SpartaHack
Many
Map
FAQ

Where can I park?

What if I missed check-in?

Where can I borrow hardware?

How many students can be on a team?

How does your mentorship system work?

Do you have a Code of Conduct?

I have other questions!

Where can I find your opening ceremony slides? What is your judging procedure?

You can park in Ramp 5 except for spaces on the first floor, spaces with a pay-by-plate designation, or 24-hour reserved spaces.

Never fear! You can check in any time at our Help Desk in A136.

Come see us at our Help Desk on the first floor.

Teams can have up to 4 students.

Ask questions in the Mentorship Slack or submit a request with the SpartaHack mobile app!

Yes! As an MLH member event, we require that all attendees agree to the MLH Code of Conduct.

Send them our way at hello@spartahack.com or come see us at the Help Desk on the first floor!

Opening ceremony slides can be found here and they include an overview of our judging procedure!

APIs/ Resources
Entrepreneurship at MSU
Intrepid Control Systems
Hacking Health Windsor-Detroit
Access to a Dynatrace Managed environment and an awesome shirt!
GitHub Student Developer Pack
Prizes
1st Place
$1000 to split and $3000 in SendGrid Credits + 6 Months of Loader.io + $500 in DigitalOcean Credits to each winner
2nd Place
$750 to split + $1500 in SendGrid credits to each winner + $250 in Digital Ocean Credits to each winner
3rd Place
$500 to split + $125 in DigitalOcean Credits to each winner
Best Android App
$400 to split
Best Domain Name Registered With Domain.com
Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit
Best Hack That Helps After a Disaster/Loss
$500 to split + cozy sweatshirt-material blanket for each
Best Hack for Healthcare
$250 to split, interview for DTX Launch Detroit, attendance to Hacking Health Windsor-Detroit IV(April 6-7th, value of up to $10K)
Best Hack for Sustainability
Bosch DREMEL DigiLab 3D40 3D printer for each member
Best Hack for Sustainability
Amazon Echo for each team member
Best Hack that Improves the Spartan Experience or Brings Spartans Together
Four $50 MSU Tech Store gift cards
Best Hack to Solve a Business Problem
$200 to split + gift certificate covering four people for an East Lansing area escape room
Best Hardware Hack
$400 to split
Best IoT Hack Using A Qualcomm Device
DragonBoard 410C & Power Source
Best Performance Hack
Tickets to Dynatrace DevOne Detroit Conference in the fall
Best UX
$400 to split
Best Use of Amazon Web Services
$250 Amazon Web Services Credit
Best Use of NeoOBD2 Pro
$200 to split
Best Use of SendGrid API
$3000 in SendGrid Credits + 6 Months of Free Loader.io
Best Use of an Autonomous System
$200 to split
Best iOS App
$400 to split
First-Time Hacker Prize
$400 to split
Funniest/Most Creative Hack
$400 to split
Hacking for Improving Access to Legal Services