MakeUofT 2022

Canada's Largest Makeathon

Make·a·thon

a hackathon where hardware-based projects are manifested

University of Toronto
February 19-20, 2022


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About us

Join us at MakeUofT to transform your ideas into reality! This year, the themes for MakeUofT are: wearables, transport & travel, and useless inventions! Your team will have 24h to design and build a project from scratch that integrates hardware and software! This year, MakeUofT will take place fully online and start on February 19th, 2022.

Our online makeathon is designed for everyone to participate, from beginners to experts. To help facilitate your learning experience, we will have mentors available throughout the event to assist you! You will also be able to interact with some of the top companies in the industry through our networking booths.

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Schedule

Kickoff

12PM

Saturday, February 19th, 2022

Sponsor Booths Open

12-2PM

Saturday, February 19th, 2022

Hacking Ends

12PM

Saturday, February 20th, 2022



FAQ

  • How does MakeUofT work?
    This year, MakeUofT will be online to ensure the safety of all participants, judges, sponsors, and mentors during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will still be a 24 hour hackathon starting on February 19th. The opening/closing ceremonies, team communication, and any updates will be given online through platforms such as Discord and YouTube.
  • Who can apply? When is the deadline to apply?
    We’re welcoming any students of age 18 or over pursuing post-secondary education! Applications open on January 3rd, 2022 and close at 11:59 PM EST on February 5th. Acceptances will be internally decided on a rolling basis, so apply early to maximize your chances of getting accepted!
  • Do I have to order my own hardware? Will reimbursements be available?
    Each team may be eligible to receive up to a $100 CAD reimbursement if you purchased any hardware to build your project. We will be determining these reimbursements at the end of the hackathon for teams who have submitted their project. We will send an e-transfer to the email used during their application.
  • What size of team is allowed?
    Feel free to make a team with 2 to 4 members, including yourself.
  • When can I expect to hear back?
    Acceptances will be sent out on a rolling basis, so apply early!


2021 Hackathon stats

350

Hackers

50

Projects

$7,500

in Prizes

10

Sponsors

Check out last year!





Sponsors

If you would like to sponsor us, feel free to reach out: hello@makeuoft.ca