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Hack the Chain

MLH Summer League

Saturday May 16, 2020
10:00am to May 17, 4:00pm EDT
Event is hosted online

Event Description

Hack the Chain is a 24 hour hackathon focused on blockchain technologies. Whether it's your first or tenth time using blockchain, we'd love to have you join us for the weekend. We'll have workshops and mentors to help you learn, and mini-events to help you take a break. Looking forward to seeing what you build!

Who can attend?

Locations have different requirements for who can attend. This location is open to the following:


Day (EST) PST EST UK (GMT+1) IST Event
Saturday 6:45 AM 9:45 AM 2:45 PM 7:15 PM Stream Starts
Saturday 7:00 AM 10:00 AM 3:00 PM 7:30 PM Opening Ceremony
Saturday 7:10 AM 10:10 AM 3:10 PM 7:40 PM Live Q&A with Stream hosts
Saturday 8:00 AM 11:00 AM 4:00 PM 8:30 PM An Introduction to Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers / Get started building on Hedera Hashgraph
Saturday 10:00 AM 1:00 PM 6:00 PM 10:30 PM Scavenger Hunt
Saturday 10:30 AM 1:30 PM 6:30 PM 11:00 PM Blackrock Challenges
Saturday 11:00 AM 2:00 PM 7:00 PM 11:30 PM App Deployment & Security with Digital Ocean
Saturday 1:00 PM 4:00 PM 9:00 PM 1:30 AM Hacker Hangouts 1
Saturday 2:00 PM 5:00 PM 10:00 PM 2:30 AM MS Paint Bob Ross
Saturday 5:30 PM 8:30 PM 1:30 AM 6:00 AM Hacker Hangouts 2
Saturday 6:30 PM 9:30 PM 2:30 AM 7:00 AM Marbles
Saturday 7:00 PM 10:00 PM 3:00 AM 7:30 AM Reminder 12 Hours of Hacking Left
Saturday 7:30 PM 10:30 PM 3:30 AM 8:00 AM Build and Deploy a Full Stack Web App with AWS

Day (EST) PST EST UK (GMT+1) IST Event
Sunday 10:30 PM 1:30 AM 6:30 AM 11:00 AM Hacker Hangouts 3
Sunday 11:00 PM 2:00 AM 7:00 AM 11:30 AM Wikipedia Races
Sunday 12:00 AM 3:00 AM 8:00 AM 12:30 PM Blockchain Casino - Learning how to SCORE on ICON
Sunday 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM 1:30 PM 6 Hours of Hacking Left
Sunday 3:30 AM 6:30 AM 11:30 AM 4:00 PM Hacker Hangouts 4
Sunday 4:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM 4:30 PM How to Submit on Devpost Office Hours
Sunday 5:00 AM 8:00 AM 1:00 PM 5:30 PM Projects Due on Devpost
Sunday 7:00 AM 10:00 AM 3:00 PM 7:30 PM Hacking Ends
Sunday 7:00 AM 10:00 AM 3:00 PM 7:30 PM U.S Air Force Cybersecurity Challenges
Sunday 7:30 AM 10:30 AM 3:30 PM 8:00 PM Closing Stream Starts (Demos)
Sunday 8:30 AM 11:30 AM 4:30 PM 9:00 PM Winners are announced (approximately)

Additional Information

In an effort to better support the hacker community during these uncertain times, we are working to provide hackers with opportunities to Learn, Build, and Share from the comfort of their homes all summer long. We’ll be ensuring there’s a digital hackathon for the hacker community every weekend for the entire summer.

Links & Resources

MLH Broadcast

Where we will be streaming workshops, activities, and announcements.

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MLH Discord Server

The chat platform where all the activities and fun will happen.

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Hosted by

Mary Siebert and 7 others

It's our mission to empower hackers! We help support the global hacker community.