MenloHacks is back, bigger and better than ever before.

MenloHacks III is the third edition of the official hackathon for Menlo School in Atherton, CA. The third edition of MenloHacks is bigger and bolder than ever before, with more hackers, more workshops, and even better food and swag.

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Any high school student who has been admitted to MenloHacks and uploaded the required forms is eligible to attend. The organizers may deny entry to anyone at their sole and absolute discretion.


Make your project, submit your hack to Devpost and present to our panel of judges to show off what you built. You must demo to the judges and submit on Devpost in order to be eligible for prizes.


Susan Wojcicki

Susan Wojcicki
CEO, YouTube

Regina Dugan

Regina Dugan
Former Director, DARPA

Micheline Casey

Micheline Casey
Head of Data Digital Services, Ford Mobility

Mitch Lasky

Mitch Lasky
General Partner, Benchmark Capital

Diaz Nesamoney

Diaz Nesamoney
CEO, Jivox

Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    Is your project unique or original? Does it take an interesting or creative approach to a problem?
  • Technical Difficulty
    Is your project technically impressive?
  • Usefulness
    Does your project solve a problem that actually exists? Is it feasible for people to use this product in the real world?
  • Polish
    Does your project look nice? Does it have a design interface or design?
  • Completeness
    Is your project more than just a few mockup designs or a landing page? Does it actually work?