Please note, not all challenges are submitted on Devpost. If you don't see the challenge you're submitting for here, check the live site and your inbox to see where you should claim your points. 

This week-long Devpost page is for submission of any tracks completed throughout the week. If you are looking to submit a daily challenge, head to! 

What is Global Hack Week October?

Global Hack Week is a week-long hacker festival. You can expect to complete challenges, hear about BIG community announcements, chat at hacker hangouts, enjoy fun live sessions, build technical projects, and make new memories.

You are in for an adventure featuring workshops, fun mini-events, challenges, panels, and more. These will help you to earn experience points no matter what level of hacking you are at, whether it’s writing your first lines of code or creating a multi-faceted project.

We'll have challenges, live technical sessions with MLHers, mini-events galore, and some cool content from our partners! Here’s a sneak peek:

  • Beginner-friendly workshops

  • Challenges for all difficulty levels and all topics such as design, social, technical, entrepreneurial

  • Hacker-run guilds

  • Talks from friends of MLH and our partners

  • Live sessions run by MLHers

  • And maybe an appearance from Totally Not Ryan (TNR)

Can I get swag at this event?

Yes, of course! GHW September will feature some amazing 2023 Hackathon Season swag…you’ll have to participate to find out exactly what you’re getting! 

What is a Guild? How can I be a part of it?

One of the best parts of our community is that it allows people to meet and make connections with others, regardless of where you live. guilds are smaller communities within Major League Hacking. Whether you come in with a guild or not, you won’t be hacking alone.

Who organized Global Hack Week?

Global Hack Week is organized by Major League Hacking (MLH). It is our mission to empower hackers worldwide by providing them with the tools, resources, and opportunities they need to succeed. 


Your challenge submission must be completed within the submission period.

When relevent, your code must be available in some sort of public repository. 

If you're continuing work on an old project, you MUST specify in your Devpost what was worked on 1) before this day of Global Hack Week October and 2) during this day of Global Hack Week October.  

Hackathon Sponsors


Hack with p5.js

Try building a project that incorporates p5.js. If you’re not sure how to get started, join in for Ellie’s workshop on p5.js!

Build a battleship game

Time to recreate this classic board game digitally! Rebuilt battleship in any format you’d like and share with us on Devpost.

Halloween Hack

For this challenge, we want you to create any hack inspired by halloween! It could be a candy sorter, costume generator, or anything else you need to have a happy halloween.

The Replit Ninja Challenge

We want to see how versatile you can be! Use Replit to complete any of today's challenges and be sure to publish to the Replit Community with the tag #MLH!

Set up a website with a custom GoDaddy Registry domain name!

The GitHub Chameleon Challenge

We all know how useful GitHub can be as a developer tool. We want you to utilize GitHub to complete any of today's challenges and share your repo with us on our day of DevPost!

The GitHub Pages Challenge

Did you know that you could publish a static website directly through GitHub using GitHub Pages? We want to see what you build! Create an awesome webpage and submit it to our devpost

Want to be featured on our daily stream? Post your website to the GitHub Discord channel for the chance to have your work recognized!

Build a Solana DAPP!

Having fun checking out what Solana is capable of?

Let's take the next step and build our first DAPP (decentralized application) together.

You can use npx create-solana-dapp to spin up a project template using JavaScript!

Remember to share your code on our day-of devpost!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Major League Hacking

Major League Hacking

Judging Criteria

  • None
    Global Hack Week is a week-long celebration of all things hacking. Instead of judging projects and awarding prizes, we are giving out points to hackers who complete these challenges.

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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