Depending on your goals, rather than creating brand new ideas, your hackathon could also be a coding challenge, where you post a problem and developers must use code to solve that problem. The problem could be “build a GitHub Action”, or it could be “solve these issues in this example program”. Coding challenges are great to learn a new technology space while working together in teams.
If you want your hackathon to be a GitHub Hackathon, here’s the criteria you’ll need to hit. These are things you should always consider implementing for a hackathon, regardless if you want to be certified or not:
If you hit all this criteria, then you can apply to be featured on our website!