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Frequently Asked Questions
A hackathon is a time-limited event where individuals or teams collaborate intensively to solve problems or create innovative projects, often in the realm of technology. These events encourage creativity, teamwork, and quick problem-solving, and typically involve coding, designing, and presenting solutions within a set timeframe, which can range from a few hours to several days.
Q-Hack will take place from 03.04.- 04.04.2024.
Yes it is, you will even get a free ticket for the Q-Summit conference which is worth 69€.
Every Hacker will get a free ticket for the Summit from Thursday evening until the end of the conference including our legendary afterparty.
Yes, the Hackathon takes place in Mannheim Baroque Palace. If you do not live in Mannheim, just let us know and well try to organise accommodation for you.
All four challenges are revealed on a regular basis.
You will have the opportunity to set preferences for your favored challenge.
While we will make every effort to assign you to your preferred challenge, we cannot guarantee that you will be assigned to your first choice, depending on the number of applicants.
You’ll receive updates on your application status every so often, typically one to two weeks after submitting it. Just a heads-up, once accepted, you’ll be asked to confirm your attendance closer to the event as we send out notifications for that.
Yes, you can either join an existing team or create one yourself later in the process. We will assist you in forming a team with other hackers.
Not necessarily; however, spots for participants without prior coding experience can be limited.
Applications will close in March, however we recommend to apply as early as possible in order to secure a spot.
During the Hackathon
On average a team consists of 5 people. If your current team has fewer than 5 members, you may receive additional team members.
Each challenge has its own prizes for their challenge.
Additonally there will be an overall prize pool for the best teams, which will get the chance to present their result infront of the Q-Summit Mainstage.
You can indicate within the application form that you will need accommodation during the Hackathon and we will organise a place to stay for you.