The First Annual

HackMCA Logo


October 15th, 20228 AM - 8 PMMiddlesex College West Hall

What is HackMCA?

HackMCA is a hackathon run by the Middlesex County Academy Computer Science Club in Edison, NJ. Join us for a day of coding, inventing, and learning on October 15th, 2022!

Date: October 15th, 2022Time: 8 AM - 8 PMVenue: Middlesex College West Hall

Signups are open now! You can sign up below through EventBrite.

Registration costs $10 and is due October 10th!

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner can be purchased for $20 total. ($15 for cash payments for EAMS students)


7:30 - 8:00: Check-In

8:00 - 8:15: Brainstorming + Breakfast

8:15 - 8:30: Opening Ceremony

8:30 - 9:00: Opening Speaker

9:00: Hacking Begins!

9:00 - 10:30: Introductory Workshop - Introduction to Python

10:30 - 12:00: Workshop 1 - Introduction to React

12:00 - 1:30: Workshop 2 - FTC Robotics

1:30 - 2:30: Lunch

2:30 - 4:00: Workshop 3 - Introduction to Pygame

5:30: Hacking Ends!

5:30 - 7:00: Presentations + Dinner

7:00 - 7:30: Awards and Winning Team Presentations




Workshop 1: Introduction to Python, Return STEM;

Workshop 2: Introduction to Game Development with Pygame, Return STEM;

Workshop 3: Introduction to React, Anthony Zhou, Columbia University

Workshop 4: FTC Robotics software and hardware demo, Jim Carr, FTC 7350 Watt's Next

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About Us

We are the Middlesex County Academy Computer Science Club. We're a diverse group of students from the Middlesex County Academy in Edison, New Jersey who are passionate about computer science and technology. The club has competed in the American Computer Science League, and recently we've branched into hosting events such as the Middlesex County Academy Informatics Competition. Now we're hosting our first ever hackathon, and we're just as excited about it as you are!