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Upcoming 4th Annual Hack K-State Competition Encourages Tech Building For All Ages

Hack K-State challenges students to a weekend full of learning and fun.

200+ students gather at K-State to participate in the 4th annual Hack K-State hackathon

Manhattan, KS (September 11, 2018, Press Release) – Starting October 19, 2018, over 200 students from

around the country will congregate in “The Little Apple” to participate in Hack K-State’s fourth

annual hackathon in the K-State College of Business building.

Students collaborate in teams of up to four to dream up a website, mobile app, or robot, and

then spend all weekend bringing their amazing ideas to life. Over the course of the weekend,

students will have opportunities to network with industry professionals, learn from experienced

mentors, and win the best prizes. The event is open to middle school, high school, and college

students and thanks to Hack K-State’s wonderful sponsors, this event is completely free to ALL

participants. Hack K-State will begin on October 19th, 2018 and end on October 21st, 2018.

Students can head to http://hackkstate.tech for more information and to register.

Hack K-State is a student-run organization within the Kansas State University Computer

Science Department. They work with a partner company, Major League Hacking, which helps

orchestrate hackathons all around the world. Together, along with the help of our sponsors, they

are able to provide attendees a fun weekend full of learning!

Fun Facts About Hack K-State

● Largest Collegiate Hackathon in Kansas

● One of the only hackathons open to middle school and high school students

● Over 150 Hackers including 59 High School Students attended the 2017 Hackathon

● Students traveled from 19 different schools in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and Oregon

For more information on Hack K-State please visit http://hackkstate.tech or contact Alex Todd at

atodd@ksu.edu or 316-641-7100.

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