Join us March 12-13 for a 24-hour hackathon open to all BCIT students with an interest in computing and entrepreneurship. Students from all faculties and of all skill levels are welcome. Sign up as a junior/senior developer, project manager, or designer!

Come build a project with your peers to boost your portfolio! You can try out new technologies and connect with other students.

This is a low-stakes, casual, and free-of-charge event. A great way for you to experiment and socialize without any pressure!

Team up to groups of 4 to build a new app!

The hackathon will begin at March 12, 12:00 PM PST.

Your team's video submission must be uploaded to DevPost by March 13, 1:00 PM PST.

Register here:

Hack the Break 2022 is hosted by volunteers, including members from the BCIT Computing Club, Women in Computing, and Coding for All.


Your video pitch must be submitted by March 13, 1:00 PM PST.

It must be 3 minutes long, give or take 30 seconds.

It must include:

  • Project description
  • The problem it's solving
  • A demo of your project

Hackathon Sponsors


$CAD2,500 in prizes

People’s Choice

Most votes wins this category, so make sure to vote for your favourite project after submitting your project. This will be based on all participants' choice!

We highly recommend each team comment and like at least 3 other projects not only for the prize, but also to be able to provide each other feedback and learning opportunities.

Social Good

Judges will be seeking for a solution that contributes to improving people’s lives and uplifting communities.

Best UI/UX

Judges will be looking for a solution with appealing design and smooth flowing user experience that puts users at the forefront.

Best in Entertainment

The project brings an element of fun and entertainment with game-like features that users can become invested with.

Best Video Pitch

The project video with the most flash, enthusiasm and entertainment value will win this prize.

Be creative and really let the judges hear the passion in your voices.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Joshua Krauchi

Joshua Krauchi
BCIT Digital Processing Student

Mo Baydoun

Mo Baydoun
BCIT Digital Processing Student

Matthew Puyat

Matthew Puyat
BCIT Student

Tom Magliery

Tom Magliery
BCIT Algorithm Instructor

Judging Criteria

  • TBD

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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