April 21-22, 2018 - Fair Park, Dallas, TX

What is EarthxHack?

EarthxHack is a hackathon designed to inspire you to use technology to solve real issues plaguing the world today. We provide a space inspiring creative thinking to build game changing prototypes to be implemented on a global scale. Come and join us to make new things and have a positive impact!

We look forward to hosting you at EarthxHack, taking place at Earthx, the largest environment forum in the world. Join us in Dallas, Texas, from April 21st to 22nd to show off your skills, meet amazing people, and build a better future.


Making a trip to Dallas?

EarthxHack takes place from April 21-22 and is a 24-hour event. Plan to be here Saturday morning. Stay tuned on our social media pages!

Who can attend?

All creators are welcome! This includes high schoolers, undergraduate students, graduate students, and professionals!

What if I don’t have teammates?

We'll have a scheduled time where people can form teams after the opening ceremony. Before then, join us at the HackDFW Attendees Page!

Will EarthxHack provide reimbursements?

We will be providing reimbursements to a select percentage of out-of-state students only.

What kind of hardware will you have?

We will have a variety of hardware available for use. A full hardware list is coming soon!

Will there be buses to EarthxHack?

Yes! Buses will be provided to cities/universities outside of the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex if there are a large amount of people coming from the area. Bus routes will be announced through email or social media.

What should I bring?

Laptops, chargers, cell phones, and of course passion are helpful. Other useful items include: toiletries, a change of clothes, a pillow, some earplugs, an eye mask, a jacket, and...deodorant. Knives, firearms, and other dangerous things are not permitted at the event.

How big are the teams?

Teams are composed of 2-5 people. You can do it alone, but it'll be less fun!

Are we allowed to build on past projects?

A hackathon is an experience to build something new within a set amount of time. Therefore, you cannot work on past projects. However, using your own open-source or third party libraries is fine, so long as the project is new.

Where will it be?

EarthxHack will be held at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas on April 21-22, at the EarthX event during Earth Day 2018.

How much does this event cost?

EarthxHack is 100% free. We want you to feel welcomed and provide everything you need for an amazing weekend!

Where do I park?

Parking is through Gate 2. Please check your email for a parking pass!

Where in Fair Park is it?

The event is located in the Embarcadero and Creative Arts buildings. Please see the overall event map here.


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