Major League Hacking 2024 Hackathon Season

January 27-28, 2024



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! Keep scrolling for the key info in our FAQ.





Frequently Asked Questions

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What is HackBI?

HackBI is a student-run hackathon at Bishop Ireton High School. You'll have 24 hours to learn a variety of new things through our workshops, collaborate, and create a project!

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 meet new people - all while having 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, who will do a full 24 hours of hacking, and middle schoolers, who hack for a day.

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

How much does HackBI cost?

HackBI is completely free!

Are there prizes?

Of course! There will be prizes for each category given to each individual in a team (4 people max).

What should I bring?

A computer and charger.

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!

Video Editing

Learn to use Adobe Premier to create videos!


Learn how use Linux for cybersecurity!


Learn how to use Photoshop to edit photos professionally!

App Inventor

Learn to create basic apps easily with App Inventor!


Learn how to program in Java, an Object-Oriented programming language!


Learn how to make a game using the Unity game engine!


Make interactive websites with React!


Learn how to use Git to collaborate on GitHub!


Learn how to create 3D scenes using Alice!

Creative Cloud

Learn how to engineer your ideas onto a digital platform using Creative Cloud!


Learn a simple language used by beginners and experts alike!

AI/Machine Learning

Learn how to train machine learning models using Python!

Finch Robots

Learn to control Finch robots with Java!


Learn about the dangers of the Internet and how to stay safe surfing the web!

AI Ethics

Learn how to use AI responsibly!

Workshop Schedule

All workshops are on January 27, 2024
*Engineering workshops will be in room 002
**GitHub Help is the only "workshop" offered during Block 5 in the Cafeteria
Blocks Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
Block 1 Python Java HTML GitHub Keynote Q&A
Block 2 AI/Machine Learning Alice Cybersecurity w/ Linux Engineering I* Quiet Hacking Time
Block 3 Photoshop --- App Inventor Engineering II* Quiet Hacking Time
Block 4 Video Editing Unity Finch Robots How to Run a Hackathon Quiet Hacking Time
Block 5 GitHub Help + MLH Co-Pilot**

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