Let your imagination run free in Lexington, Kentucky. Break away from monotony and build an idea from the ground up. Meet new friends and learn more than you dreamed you could in a single weekend. Make memories that will last a lifetime and products that could last even longer.
Are you as excited as we are?
|CatHacks? What's that? CatHacks is the first national Hackathon to be held at the University of Kentucky. Hundreds of hackers will travel from colleges around the nation to Lexington, KY in order to flesh out ideas in the field of technology.||Who can attend? In order to attend CatHacks, you must be a student at a post-secondary university. We accept high school students on a case by case basis.|
|What if I'm not that great at programming yet? All we require is a desire to learn and a drive to create. Sign up anyway! Spots are limited, but we'll see what we can do.||How much does it cost? CatHacks is completely free to all accepted members. This includes meals for the weekend and any swag sponsors may bring.|
|What should I bring? You'll probably need some kind of a computer. Make sure you bring chargers for any devices you're bringing. In addition, bringing a sleeping bag and pillow will allow you to get some sleep if you can't stay up for 24 consecutive hours. Finally, make sure you bring any toiletries you'll want for the weekend, including a toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, and a towel.||Will there be travel reimbursement? At this time, we cannot promise travel reimbursement. If you require travel reimbursement to attend CatHacks, please mention this on your application. If anything changes, we will reach out to you personally.|