Major League Hacking 2017 Hackathon Season


6th-7th May 2017 — ENSEIRB-MATMECA, Bordeaux, France

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HackBordeaux is a student run hackathon in collaboration with sponsoring companies & startups, held at Bordeaux-INP in Bordeaux, France on the 6th-7th May, 2017

So come join up to 200 passionate like-minded people on this adventure! Let’s build amazing things, learn even more and share awesome experiences from around Europe!


You can join each of the sponsors's slack channels to learn more about them and their challenges

NewMips First Challenge

Implement the most efficient chatbot for Newmips Open Source software.

Newmips Second Challenge

Create a NodeJS application :


Integrating the consumer’s voice in the fashion industry’s value chain, from creation to sales.


Propose the best project that fits the "startup" mindset.


Make the best search experience using Algolia .

Bloomberg Coding Challenge

Challenge Link Challenge closes at midnight !! Solve problems as fast as you can. You can use your favourite programming language.

Amazon Web Services

Best Use of Amazon Web Services - $30 Amazon Gift Card

Best Domain Name Registered with - $50 Credit


Best Hack to Reduce Online Harassment - Hack Harassment Battery Pack


09:00 AM Registering, welcoming area
09:30 AM Chilling, breakfast, getting to know everyone
10:30 AM Opening ceremony
12:00 PM Pairing up session
12:30 PM Hacking starts !
01:00 PM Lunch
02:00 PM Parallel workshops | activities | mini-events
07:00 PM Dinner
07:30 PM Parallel activities | mini-events
10:00 PM Resting areas open
12:00 AM Midnight pizza !
08:30 AM Breakfast
12:30 PM Hacking ends !
01:00 PM Lunch
02:00 PM Hacking Demos
04:00 PM Ending ceremony


Amphitheatre G
03:00 - 04:00 PM Newmips “Create a NodeJS application using Newmips Bot”
04:00 - 05:00 PM Blitzr ”Full Stack Music API”
06:00 - 07:00 PM MLH ”What are MLH Hackathons ? Q&A + Cup Stacking”
Amphitheatre H
03:00 - 04:00 PM Lectra “Async, reactive pipelines, RxJS&TypeScript”
04:00 - 05:00 PM Algolia “Ruby & JS with Algolia API”
05:00 - 06:00 PM Qucit “Data Science with Python and Pandas”


Are you coming from another country or city? Awesome! Join us for a tour of Bordeaux on Friday and get to meet everyone. We will take care of you and settle everything so you can be ready for HackBordeaux the next day!

How to get to HackBordeaux ?

You can download below the map to get from the airport and the train station to the event location :

Any questions or do want to get to know us? Send an email to or simply contact us on social networks


What is a hackathon?

A MLH hackathon is a creative and social event where students come together, share ideas and build cool software & hardware hacks during 24 hours.

You learn immensely, interact with startups & companies and get to meet like-minded people from around the world. Don’t worry it’s very beginner friendly!

How much does it cost?

Nothing. Attending a MLH hackathon is free, and we’d like to thank our awesome sponsors who made it possible!

Do I need to be a student to attend?

Yes. Only students who are currently enrolled at a college/university or have graduated within the past 12 months are eligible to attend.

However, are you interested in this event or totally excited about it? You can also be a mentor helping students during their hacks! Contact us!

Where is the event?

The event is being hosted at Bordeaux-INP, ENSEIRB-MATMECA.

Do you provide travel reimbursement?

Yes, thanks to our sponsors we are able to provide up to 20euros ! More info soon.

What is the maximum size of a team ?

You can be 4 hackers in each team!

What is Major League Hacking?

Major League Hacking is the official student hackathon league in North America & Europe. We work with over 200 Member Events and empower over 70,000 students every year.

Is there a code of conduct?

Yes there is. We enforce it very strongly. You can find it here.


Bordeaux-INP, ENSEIRB-MATMECA, 1 Avenue du Dr Albert Schweitzer, 33400 Talence

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General Partners

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Food Partners

Domain Partners

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