Congratulations to our winners!

1st Place - P.I.R. (Portable Insulin Reader)
2nd Place - Party People
3rd Place - ASD Tonization
Most Innovative Hack - Genotech
Best Hardware Hack - Pingus Khan
Best Designed Hack - Bit Slate
Best Beginner Hack - VR Express
CleanTech Award - EcoInfo & Lynks

About MetroHacks

MetroHacks is the biggest high school hackathon, or tech gathering and competition, in New England. For 24 hours, learn about new technology, talk to industry professionals, meet up with friends, and make new ones. Participate in workshops, learn from speeches, and work with experts from companies like Microsoft, Google, and Red Hat. High school students ages 13-18 can come, regardless of experience. The event is completely free, and meals are provided for all participants.

Our Team

Ani Iyengar


Abhinav Kurada


Anthony Topper


Shrunothra Ambati


Patrick Huie

Director, sponsorship

Anushree Iyengar

Marketing, outreach

Roger Ramesh


Betsy Pu

Technology, outreach

In The News

"Marlboro students gonna hack around the clock in problem-solving marathon"

—Worcester Telegram & Gazette

"AMSA students organize hackathon"

—Metrowest Daily News

"In a setting like this, brilliant projects coalesce"

—Institute for the Future of Learning

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can come?

All high schoolers, aged 13-19, can come! No experience required - if you're motivated and love tech, you're welcome at MetroHacks.

How much does it cost?

MetroHacks costs nothing. Registering and attending is free, and you get free food, t-shirts, prizes, swag and lessons.

What should I bring?

Bring a Photo ID, laptop, charger, sleeping bag, toiletries, change of clothes. We'll take care of the rest.

When is it?

May 20-21, 2017: Saturday to Sunday, overnight.

Where is it?

The Warrior Ice Arena @90 Guest St, Boston. The Bruins practice here!

How do I form a team?

You'll have time to find a team when you arrive. If you already have a team, just list your teammates when you register.

You got hardware?

We've got tons of cool hardware- Particle photon kits, 3D imaging sensors, and more!

What can I win?

We're working with some awesome companies to give out tons of prizes. Check back later to see a list of all the prizes.

I have more questions!!

Hit us up here.

For more information about MetroHacks, send us an email at info@metrohacks.co.


Saturday, May 20th, 2017
9:00am - 9:50am Registration and networking
10:00am-11:30am opening ceremony and speeches
11:30am - 12:00pm sponsor fair
12:00pm - 12:45pm lunch and team formations
1:00pm hacking begins
1:00pm - 7:30pm hacking and activities
7:30pm - 8:30pm dinner
8:30pm hacking continues

Sunday, May 21st, 2017
9:30am Project submission deadline
10:00am - Hacking ends, judging begins
11:45am - 12:15pm Brunch on the bleachers
12:30pm - 1:40pm Hack Demos & Award Ceremony
2:00pm - 2:30pm Closing Remarks

Featured Speakers

Eric Richard

VP of Engineering, Hubspot

Tom Ebling

Chief Commerce Officer, Salesforce

Christopher Stone

Chief Product Officer, Acquia

Workshops & Events

Saturday, May 20th, 2017
1:00 - 1:50pm Django (3rd Floor Lobby)
1:00 - 1:50pm Team Mixer (outside)
2:00 - 3:15pm Using Cognitive APIs and AI in Your Applications (3rd Floor Lobby)
3:30 - 4:45pm Developing Holographic Applications for MS Mixed Reality (3rd Floor Lobby)
3:30 - 4:45pm Team Games (outside)
5:00 - 5:45pm How to Pitch your Hack (3rd Floor Lobby)
6:00 - 7:00pm Java Processing Games (Event Room 1)
6:30 - 7:30pm Intro to Design with HTML/CSS (Event Room 2)
8:00 - 9:00pm Intro to Node.js (Event Room 2)
8:45 - 9:45pm - On Being a Woman in Tech (location TBD)


Interested in reaching out to the young hacker community?

Email sponsor@metrohacks.co, and view sponsor info here.

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Contact Us

Drop us a line at info@metrohacks.co.