Hackathon powered by CSUMB-ACM

Special thanks to Information Security Club


OtterHacks is all about learning through doing. A weekend at beautiful Monterey with 150 other students to break out of your comfort zone and develop something fresh. Experiment, break code, and breakthrough with new platforms, APIs or an idea you’ve wanted to bring to fruition.

Build a website, create an Internet of Things, hack with hardware. OtterHacks will support everyone of any experience! First hackathon or trillionth, we’ve got you covered to bring out that brilliance.

If you're a computer science enthusiast, student, or amateur hacker and want a chance to build a project rapidly and collaboratively, read on below.

This hackathon is part of the Major League Hacking 2017 Hackathon Season.


Event Info

Located at the CSUMB Business and Information Technology Building.


This is a 36-hour hackathon from April 21st - 23rd

Open to All Students

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is it to attend?

Zero. Literally nothing. We mean it. If that's not tempting enough, there's food. 

Who can attend?

Any student! As long as you're passionate about building and learning, your background or experience doesn't matter.

How do teams work?

Teams are around 5 people. It's not necessary to have a team before the event, we'll give you plenty of time to form one if you don't have one yet.

What should I bring?

Please bring a student ID along with anything that would help you hack. A laptop, charger, mouse and keyboard, anything else you might want to use in a hack. 

How should I act?

Although we all want to have fun, we don't want anyone to feel uncomfortable, so please abide by the MLH Code of Conduct.

What if I want to help?

We'd love your help!

Major League Hacking 2017 Hackathon Season