XdHacks Mini - Now in Hong Kong for the very first time - the premier high school hackathon organisation

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XdHacks Mini is a global high school hackathon organisation dedicated to challenge and inspire young minds to innovate and seek solutions for real-world problems one step at a time. XdHacks Mini HK is an extension of XdHacks, the premier college hackathon event and brings the experience of XdHacks to Hong Kong for the very first time, allowing us to nurture the youth and the future of tommorow, and to develop student's passion in STEM. 

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Our Mission

Our mission is to host hackathons that inspire not only creativity and innovation in computer science but also the exploration of interdisciplinary expansion. We hope that through our hackathons, students will discover new ways in which computer science can be applied to solve real-world problems originating from various fields, from agriculture to medical and beyond. We believe that versatility is the key to success, meaning that the more broad a student's vision and adaptability is, the more opportunities exist for the student to bring positive change to our ever-changing society.


What is a hackathon?

The word hackathon is a combination of "hack" and "marathon". This event brings together people who want to use technology to improve the world by solving issues in the world presented as themes in each hackathon.

What does "Xd" mean?

Here at XdHacks, the word "Xd" means cross disciplinary, meaning to inspire students with different interests along with their passion in STEM, allowing them to combine their different fields of interest. We aim to encourage their passions and to help them realize their many opportunities for the future.

What do I need to create? 

We encourage students to develop their product as much as they can, although we do not expect it to be ready to be put on the market. We celebrate the creativity and the innovative ideas of the students, and we expect to see your plans and preparation, and hopefully presentable models!

What activities are planned?

There will be talks from special guests, ice breakers, workshops and other fun activities to keep you busy and for you to learn from!

Are there prizes?

Yes, there will be a variety of exciting prizes offered to the best team(s)! The team in the first place will win a Razer mouse, and runner-ups will win different coupons!

What are the requirements for signing up?

Since this is our first year, only secondary students (Y6-12) from PLK CKY can participate! There are no requirements for coding languages, but it would certainly help if you had a grasp of the basics! The only requirement is to have fun!



Our hackathon will be a 2 day online event focused on creativity, technology and entrepreneurship, and participants will be given a real world problem on the day of the event, and present an original solution with their coding talents. Participants will also have the opportunity to interact with leading professionals from the STEM industry and participate in workshops!


XdHacks Hong Kong
Date: 12th and 13th June, 2021, 8:00 - 19:00

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