GeauxHack will be the first 24 hour MLH hackathon at LSU. Students are encouraged to come with enthusiasm, ideas, and enough energy to collaborate and create a product overnight.

The idea of hackathon at LSU was first floated around by a disgruntled student that attended one of the many fantastic hackathons available in the north and west. He later could not find any near Baton Rouge. A group of undergraduates, who all share the same sentiments as the disgruntled student, got together to plan a hackathon at LSU; "GeauxHack" was born. With the support of LSU STEM Talent Expansion Program, and other possible sponsors, we are hoping ot make GeauxHack Happen. 


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  • Only hackers who are students at the time of the hackathon or who have graduated within the current school year may compete in Major League Hacking sanctioned events.
  • Each team can have up to 5 people


  • All paticipants must submit their project before 11:59AM on August 31st.
  • The project can be on any platform or use any tools paticipants would like. 

How to enter

Apply for GeauxHack at our website here! Everyone who registered is accepted for the event! We hope to see you here on the 30th!


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Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    How original and creative, or is the project novel
  • Usefulness
    Is the app solve a problem we face everyday? Would you use this project? Is it practical?
  • Technical Difficulty
    Was the hack technically very difficult? Or there is alot technically challenge to overcome.