There are some great hackathons to be on the lookout for this coming fall (some in just a few weeks!) all around the country. Be sure to check some of them out!
September 20-22, 2013
Located at the University of Michigan and hosted at their massive football stadium, this hackathon is bound to attract thousands of students. Even better? It’s completely free and they help pay for travel.
TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013
September 7-8, 2013
TechCrunch hosts its signature Disrupt hackathons all around the country, and is coming to San Francisco, California, for its 4th year. With companies like Amazon and Pearson sponsoring, expect big things.
Pearson Student Coding Contest
September 3rd to November 30th, 2013
This contest is not really a hackathon, but it’s still a cool way to develop something with the aim of transforming technology. Winners receive cash prizes and internships to work at Pearson.
October 4-8, 2013
Thousands of hackers convene at the tech hub that is MIT to come up with great ideas. With cash prizes over $10,000 and sponsors like DropBox, airbnb, Bloomberg, and Tumblr to name a few, this is an exciting opportunity to show off your coding skills.
PennApps Hackathon Fall 2013
September 6-8, 2013
Hosted at the University of Pennsylvania, this event attracts 1000 undergrad hackers from over 100 universities for a 2 day event. Named the Top College Hackathon, this event has amazing sponsors including Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, Amazon, and even financial powerhouses such as Goldman Sachs and Capital One, this should be a great opportunity for any undergrad interested in coding.