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HackBI is a 24-hour hackathon by students, for students! You'll learn new things, collaborate with others, and make your idea come to life!





Frequently Asked Questions

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How is HackBI responding to COVID-19?

We have switched to a fully virtual event, which will be just as fun!

What is HackBI?

HackBI is a student-run hackathon at Bishop Ireton High School. You'll have a 12 hour and 10 hour day to learn a variety of new things, collaborate, and make your idea come to life!

What is a hackathon?

Hackathons are fun events in which teams and individuals create their own custom programming projects to showcase and potentially win prizes for!

Why should I come to HackBI?

Whether you've never programmed before or have been doing it for a few years, HackBI will be a great place to better your skills, learn new things, and have a lot of fun doing so! Plus, we'll have games, raffles, free food and more!

Do I need any programming experience to come?

No! HackBI is the perfect place to learn! We'll have workshops throughout the event to teach you new things!

Who can attend HackBI?

HackBI is open to all high schoolers for both days, from 10am on Saturday, Jan. 23, to 8pm on Sunday, Jan. 24, and eight graders will have one group per day, lasting 10 hours each. Hacking will be done virtually, at the comfort of your own home, for both high schoolers and middle schoolers.

If you're an adult and would like to come, consider volunteering!

How much does HackBI cost?

HackBI will be completely free!

Are there prizes?

Of course! There will be prizes for each individual in a team (4 people max). The grand prize will be a paid summer internship at Decipher Technology Studios!

What should I have?

You will need to have a computer and an internet connection.

Do I need to come with a team?

You can come with a pre-determined team if you want. If you're coming individually, there will be an opportunity at the beginning to join a team if you'd like.



Learn how to use HTML and CSS to design a website!

Minecraft Mods

Learn how to create your own Minecraft mods!


Enhance your website with JavaScript or use it on its own!


Use Photoshop to edit photos professionally!


Learn a simple yet robust language used by beginners and experts alike!

App Inventor

Create basic apps easily with App Inventor!


Learn how to code with one of the most popular programming languages!

Alice 3

Learn Java in an interactive and visual way!


Create engaging projects using this straightforward programming language!

Minecraft Commands

Learn how to use commands and command blocks in Minecraft!


Learn how to use GitHub, GitBash, and some basic commands!

Design Principles

Learn about color theory, alignment, design trends, and more!
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Learn the science behind air travel!
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Girls Who Code

Meet and greet! Come and chat with other female coders and get a girl's perspective on the opportunities out there specifically for women.
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Cybersecurity Basics

Learn the fundamental skills of cybersecurity!
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Contact Us


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