About Us

We are developers who encourage each other to do better. We thrive to hone our skills through competition against other hackers. We code to invoke new solutions where others have failed. We want to lead the next generation of technology that will impact our world, our nation, our community and our home. We are HackWesTX.

Our goal is to provide the transition process from student to hacker. Into a hacker that will be a leader wherever they may go. A developer that will have the strength their ability to solve the world’s toughest problems. To become a coder who is proficient working in a team. We want our hackers to learn, grow and code.


Texas Tech University, Livermore Center

  • April 22-23

    April 22-23

  • Free Food

    Free Food


    How much does it cost?

    Nothing! The event is absolutely free for all participants. We will provide you with the room to hack, sleeping areas, food, Wi-Fi, etc. You just need to be here.

    Who can attend?

    HackWesTX is open to any college student. If you're someone who is willing to learn and wants to create something amazing, no matter what your field is, you definitely should check us out.

    I have never been to a hackathon before, what should I do?

    No worries. We will be providing mentors during the hackathon and running workshops.

    Code of Conduct

    We are under the MLH Code of Conduct which is here and we expect everyone who particapates to follow it.

How long is the event?

The event will be 24 hours long and all who want to participate must stay until the event is over. With that said we will have a few extra events like game tournaments and group activities to help keep the blood flowing!

What should I bring?

Laptops, chargers, cell phones, and of course passion is helpful. Other useful items include: toiletries, a change of clothes, a pillow, some earplugs and a jacket.

What if I have a question that is not listed?

Use this email to ask any other questions: contact@hackwestx.tech

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