1. All submissions must be made by participants accepted to and physically at McHacks.
  2. All code written for a submission must be written by the submitting team at McHacks during the designated hacking time, with the exception of third-party libraries publicly available to every participant.
  3. All teams must not exceed 4 participants. 
  4. All final judging decisions are at the discretion of the HackMcGill organizing team.
  5. In the event that any of these guidelines are not followed, McHacks reserves the right to revoke prizes and disqualify teams.


Our hackathon is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of the following:

  • gender
  • gender identity and expression
  • age
  • sexual orientation
  • disability
  • physical appearance
  • body size
  • race
  • ethnicity
  • nationality
  • religion
  • previous hackathon attendance or lack of
  • computing experience or lack of
  • chosen programming language or tech stack