Main Event Details

  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez – Rafael A. Mangual Coliseum
  • Saturday, September 19, 2015 through Sunday, September 20, 2015
  • Registration Open: 10:00am
  • Event Start: 12:00pm

Projects Presentation and Closing Ceremony

  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez – Rafael A. Mangual Coliseum
  • Start: 1:00pm



10:00AM Registration Open & Mingle Reception Area
12:00PM Welcoming and Hosts Messages Reception Area
1:00PM Hackathon Starts Main Hall
2:00PM Lunch Main Hall
2:30PM Workshop: Development of a mobile application using Oracle Mobile App Framework by Oracle Room 201
3:30PM Workshop: Incentives for Young Entrepreneurs Law by Luis Carlos Cruz Room 201
4:30PM Workshop: Copyrights and Patents by Jean Vidal Room 201
5:30PM Workshop: Incentives for the Videgame Industry, Law 27 by Manuel Paniagua Room 201
6:30PM Workshop: Brands and Trade Secrets by German Corcino Room 201
7:30PM Workshop: Fabric by Twitter Team Room 201
8:30PM Dinner Main Hall


12:00AM Midnight surprise Main Hall
8:00AM Breakfast Main Hall
12:00PM Lunch Main Hall
1:00PM Hackathon finishes Main Hall
1:30PM Demo Presentations start Reception Area
4:00PM Presentation finishes Reception Area
4:05PM Awards & Final Remarks Reception Area
5:00PM Closing Reception Area/ Main Hall

HackPR Event Rules

  • Teams can have 1 to 4 members
  • A participant can only belong (write code) to one group
  • The use of any API is permitted; the use of our sponsor APIs is encouraged.
  • All projects presented at HackPR must be developed during the event.
  • Project contents must be general audience rated.
  • Teams retain full ownership of their projects.
  • Be respectful to other hackers
  • Everybody must be identified at all times.
  • All participants must respect and abide by hackPR rules.

Anyone attending HackPR F15 is required to follow MLH Code of Conduct.

Venue Rules

  • Please refrain from damaging university property.
  • No alcohol or alcohol consumption allowed.



It’s not really about the prizes, but it’s also nice to be rewarded for your efforts.

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place
  • Best Social Hack
  • Best Educational Hack
  • Best Fitness, Health or Wellness Hack
  • Best Hardware Hack
MLH Sponsored Prizes
  • Dell tablet for first place prize
  • 1,2,3 medals
  • Best Use of
  • Best Pebble Hack

*To be eligible for prizes, all team member should be active high school or college students.


MLH Hardware Lab

6x Arduino
3x Firephone
10x Leap Motion
3x Muse
12x Oculus Rift
20x Pebble
10x Sparkcore
15x Myo


Sponsored Prizes

  • $400 for the Best use of Oracle technologies
  • $600 for the best ATHMovil Hack
  • Rasberry PI Starter Kit for the best Twitter Hack
  • H3 Conference entrance for first place.
  • Code Trotters Academy credit


Departamento de Desarrollo Económico y Comercio de Puerto Rico

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