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How might we create a streamlined hackathon registration experience?

Working as an organizer for this local hackathon under the Design/Technology team, my team was running into issues regarding scaling an event to accommodate more people.I created a landing web page that funnels people to apply for the weekend long event. This Site was build with Jekyll, and CSS Gridish.


  • We reached 5000 sessions in 3 months that led to 300 applicants.
  • Raised $12000 from technology sponsors
  • For the first time since event founding in 2016, more than 50% of hackers were female