Cupertino's Teen Commission together with the Cupertino Recreation Department is hosting <hack> Cupertino, a 13-hour overnight hackathon designed to solve a problem presented during our Opening Ceremony. What makes our hackathon unique is that the winning team has the potential for their idea to be presented to City Council.

Hackathon Sponsors


$437 in prizes

Google Home Mini

Wireless Charger

Wolfram Alpha 1 Year Subscription

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


13-18* years old
*18-year-olds must possess a 2017-2018 high school ID.

Teams must be a maximum of 4 people. No exceptions.


Submissions must be created DURING the hackathon and must address the prompt given at the hackathon. 

How to enter

Before being allowed to participate, you must turn in the following forms during registration:

  1. Hackathon Liability Form
  2. Hackathon Rules
  3. Event ticket (optional, but it will make the check-in process go by quicker!)


Robert McCoy

Robert McCoy
Public Safety Commission

Neha Sahai

Neha Sahai
Public Safety Commission

Rajaram Soundararajan

Rajaram Soundararajan
Tech Commission

Marsali Hancock

Marsali Hancock
Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services

Mary Gloner

Mary Gloner
Project Safety Net

Jeff Milkes

Jeff Milkes
Recreation and Community Services Director

Judging Criteria

  • Judging Criteria
    Adheres to prompt

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