Major League Hacking 2021 Hackathon Season

The Premier Virtual High School Hackathon

Learn to build & pitch a product with workshops and thousands in prizes.

October 9-11, 2020

learn. make. innovate.

MakeSPP virtually brings together over 500 innovative young minds for a three-day hackathon and technology conference. we're a diverse and creative community of students dedicated to solving some of the most challenging problems with technology.

beginner focused. expert welcomed.

learn to code websites and applications with fun project-based workshops & skilled mentors. no experience necessary!

regardless if you're a entrepreneur, designer, or engineer, we all have one thing in common: we make things.

share your solutions. win prizes.

whether you're working on your first Hello World or coding up an AI algorithm, makespp is a place for you to share your vision with the world.

you'll come away with your own app, website, or other project, even if you know nothing going in.

come for the fun. stay for the swag.

with an amazing community and awesome swag (shipped to your home!) from the hottest tech companies, you'll have a great time.

that's enough for now. so what are you doing waiting, register now!


What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is an event where you'll have the opportunity to turn your ideas into real projects. We provide skilled mentors, workshops, exclusive digital tools, friends, & so much more. MakeSPP has four main tracks which you may choose to enter your project in: education, environment, creative website, and Google Cloud -- along with a sponsor-specific echoAR track.

Who can attend? How is the event conducted?

Any student in grades 7-12 is welcome to register. We will be conducting the hackathon through Zoom & Discord.

What if I don't know how to code?

MakeSPP is the best place to start. We have beginner-friendly workshops and skilled mentors to help you build something amazing each day.

What does it cost?

MakeSPP is completely free thanks to our sponsors. There'll be workshops and thousands in prizes -- Xbox Series S, AirPods, MX Master mice, Google Home Minis, software and more!

What if I don’t have a team or idea?

Don't worry! There will be team formation session at the beginning of the event. Teams are limited to 4 people.

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All team members will receive a prize.

First Place: Xbox Series S
6 Months Free of 1Password Premium
$250 Bugsee Credits

Second Place: AirPods

Third Place: MX Master Mouse

Environment Track: RocketBook

Education Track: House of Marley Speaker

Google Cloud Track: Google Home Mini

EchoAR Track: $50 Amazon Gift Card

Schedule (EST)

Note: All games/workshops/lectures are optional.

October 9th

5 PM Opening Ceremony5:15 PM Platforms & Schedule Overview5:25 PM Hestia Academy Keynote5:55 PM Team Formationdiscord icon.6:20 PM Icebreakersdiscord icon.6:40-8 PM Dinner Break8 PM

Workshop: Intro to HTML/CSS (Twitch)

8 PM Game: Skribbl.iodiscord icon.9 PM Worktime

October 10th

9 AM Morning Message discord icon.

Workshop: Intro to Python

10 AM
10:30 AM

Workshop: Build an echoAR App

11 AM Game: Among Us discord icon.1 PM

Workshop: Intro to JavaScript

3 PM

Panel: Entrepreneurship

3 PM Game: Makey Makeoff discord icon.4 PM

Workshop: Machine Learning

5 PM

Panel: Future of E-Learning

6 PM

MLH Activity: Capture the Flag

7 PM Game: Minecraft Build Battles discord icon.8 PM

MLH Activity: Painting with Bob Ross

9 PM Worktime

October 11th

11 AM Reminder: Prepare Presentation12 PM

Workshop: Pitching Your Product

1 PM Reminder: Submissions Due Soon2 PM Submissions Due2 PM Game: Codenames discord icon.2:30 PM MEME WARRRRR discord icon.3 PM Game: Minecraft Village Defense discord icon.2-5 PM Judging5-6 PM

Closing Ceremony & Winners



For our sponsorship prospectus, please click here.


Shivansh Kumar

Senior Organizer

Tomek Botwicz


Eli Blumenfeld

Senior Organizer

Alyssa Fuentes


Max Rueda


Jason Schreiber


Natalie Spiska

Graphic Designer

Josh Kover


Vikram Kadyan


Alexa Janeczko

Social Media Manager

Avery Aquino

Social Media Manager

Eric Han

Tech Crew

Kevin Shull

Tech Crew

Andrew Lin

Tech Crew

Chris Gliatto

Tech Crew

Tyler Kay

Tech Crew

Michael Holt


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