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LollaHacks

Eat, sleep, hack, repeat.
September 1 - 3, 2018
Central Park, New York City

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About

LollaHacks is the first hackathon of its kind. Experience the intersection of music and cutting edge technology, and find yourself immersed in Central Park for 36 hours. Be inspired by workshops, activities, and a lineup of world class performers.


The lineup for LollaHacks

SCHEDULE

DAY ONE

6pm - 12am: Registration: Security check

6pm - 8pm: Dinner: Lobster Mac & Cheese

7pm - 8pm: Workshop: How to pitch a festival tent

8pm - 9pm: Opening ceremonies (Keynote speaker: Elon Musik)

10pm - 11pm: Workshop: VR: From Woodstock to Coachella

11pm - 12am: Workshop: How to optimize your fanny pack

DAY TWO

12am - 2am: Midnight snack: Deep-fried soylent

4am - 6am: Workshop: How to make friends when your battery is
dead

6am - 7am: Activity: DIY arduino alarm clock so you never miss a
performance

8am - 10am: Breakfast: Acai Bowls

11am - 12pm: Workshop: How to take the perfect snaps/instagram
shots

12pm - 2pm: Lunch: Sushirrito

2pm - 3pm: Workshop: The subtle art of hiding bizarre tan lines

3pm - 4:30pm: Snack: Vegan smoothies with kale

6pm - 8pm: Dinner: Another One Bites the Crust Truffle Artisan Pizza

10pm - 11:30pm: Activity: Silent Disco (Sponsored by Apple AirPods)

DAY THREE

12am - 2am: Midnight snack: Churros

7am - 8am: Activity: Stay agile with outdoor yoga

8am - 10am: Breakfast: Avocado Toast as a Service (ATAAS)

11am - 1pm: Judging

12pm - 2pm: Lunch: Poke Bowls

3pm - 5pm: Closing ceremonies

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JUDGES

Elon Musik

Elon Musik

Founder of SpaceX

Sending rockets of
knowledge with
great tunes (Live
Views of Starman)
to the hacker
space since 2002.

Bee Gee

The Bee Gee

Founder of Microsoft

"If you can't make
it good, at least
make it look good"

Jeff Bassos

Jeff "Bass"os

Founder of Amazon

Shipping out the
sickest beats,
dropping the best
ideas.

Sundance Pitchai

Sundance Pitchai

CEO of Google

Always searching
for the next
goooooood artist.


Workshops

How to pitch a
festival tent ⛺⛺⛺

Worried about your first pitch?
We'll walk you through the
perfect way to display all the
amazing features of your tent.

VR: From Woodstock
to Coachella 😎😎😎

Walk through and experience
the first raves on a farm in 1969
to the disruptive hype of
Coachella in 1999 in virtual
reality.

How to optimize
your fanny pack

Too much to carry around?
Come talk to our mentors and
they'll sort your fanny pack with
you in the most efficient way
possible.

How to make friends
when your battery is dead

Caught at the festival with a
phone at 0% battery? Don't
fret! Bond over shared battery
packs on us.

How to take the perfect
snapchat/instagram shots

Come learn about the newest
technology that helps you
capture your most #aesthetic
post yet.


#NotSponsored

soylent
gopro
snapchat
instagram
buzzfeed
spotify
october's very own

Prizes

💯🔥Hack

The most lit hack.

Prize: 24K Magic Cards

Good Vibes Hack

The hack that encourages, like, all around good vibes, friends.

Prize: Limited Edition Healing Pebble

Best Sustainable Hack

For the environmentally sustainable hack - make your mother proud by protecting mother earth.

Prize: A house on Cloud 9

Best smol Hardware Hack

For the beautifully handcrafted hack with the least amount of waste.

Prize: Tiny Hands

Best Vegan Paleo Gluten-free Hack

The hack that is most encouraging to all-natural, holistic, and socially conscious diets.

Prize: A year supply of gluten free avocado toast

Best Pitch

Give us 22 reasons to take your project! We'll never believe reason 7!

Prize: The Try Guys will try your hack.

Most a e s t h e t i c Hack

The hack that is most instagrammable.

Prize: A professional Instagram partner to take all your pictures.


FAQ

What is LollaHacks?

LollaHacks provides hackers the rare opportunity to separate from society and submerge themselves in a world where they can enjoy the simple pleasures of coding without judgment.

Who can participate in LollaHacks?

Anyone searching for ways to make their mark.

How many people can be on a team?

4 - although we’re all one big family. Hakuna matata.

Is LollaHacks vegan-friendly?

Of course! Duh.

How instagrammable is LollaHacks?

LollaHacks is instagram #goals.

Is Central Park safe?

Yes, we rented it out and will hire Secret Service.

Is this 100% sustainable, eco-friendly, free-trade, vegan, paleo, organic, natural, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and GMO-free?

As a 100% sustainable, eco-friendly, free-trade, vegan, paleo, organic, natural, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and GMO-free centered organization, yes.

How much does it cost to attend LollaHacks?

It’s free! We will be providing food and accommodation for the entire event.

How do I get to LollaHacks?

Zero-emission busses will be leaving from Toronto, Boston, Pittsburgh, Washington DC, and Buffalo. If you live in the area, we encourage you to walk or bike!

Can I bring a selfie stick?

Yes. We will provide you a selfie stick if your arm span is less than 1.55m.

I'm lost, what should I do?

We’re lost too! Embrace it. Sometimes, it's when you least expect it that you find yourself.

Am I camping in Central Park?

No, accommodations will be provided in eco-friendly, portable, solar-powered houses.

Where can I put my fanny pack?

We'll have a fanny-check area, next to the coat-check.