FAQ section


What is HackIDC?

HackIDC is the first national students hackathon in Israel. It is the biggest hackathon in Israel and it is run by students from the IDC. Hackathon is an event that brings together software\hardware\design enthusiasts to create new and innovative applications or services from scratch in 48 hours. It is the ultimate fun + professional experience.

Do I need to pay for HackIDC ?

Nope, It’s totally free! We’ll also take care of provide you with a the best food available, a lot of swag and a place to sleep when you need a break from coding.

Who can register?

If you are an active student (e.g. have a student ID) in any academic institute in Israel or abroad, feel free to register ! Most participants should come with some background knowledge of programming/hardware/graphic design to make sure they can contribute to the event. You are still encouraged to register if you are not from these fields but believe you are relevant.

What can I win?

We have many prizes, some are financial give away, some are different and unique. We have a variety of gifts and prizes to give away.

When is HackIDC?

This year’s event will occur on April 7th – 9th, 2015. The event will start on Tuesday, April 7th, at 09:00 and run until Thursday, April 9th at 14:00.

What should I bring?

All the students have to present their student ID at the start of the event. Besides that, bring your computer and screen. Electric outlets will be available in all of the hacking areas but we still recommend bringing extending cables and power splitters for your convenience. You can also bring a sleeping bag.

What am I expected to build in 48 hours?

48 hours isn’t much, but surely enough to bring something to life. You are expected to finish a first version of your product within that time. This can be a demo, POC or beta version. But it must work and must be finished in time.

Who are the judges?

The judges of HackIDC are current being determined. An official notice will be given once the list is final.

Any Questions left unanswered ?

Please feel free to contact us at contact@hackidc.com or via our facebook channel.