Mustang Hacks


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Come meet hundreds of high school students from across the Bay Area, learn new skills, and turn your ideas into reality. We'll provide the food, refreshments and hacking spaces for you. All you need to bring are your ideas!

Interested in sponsoring Mustang Hacks?

Check out our sponsorship prospectus here, and please email us at [email protected]!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mustang Hacks?

Mustang Hacks is a hackathon, an overnight event where people can code a project together. At Mustang Hacks, you will have 24 hours to make your idea a reality.

Who can participate?

Any high school student can participate. If you’ve already graduated from high school, you can’t participate, but you can come and help mentor others.

How do I form or join a team?

There will be a session at the beginning of the hackathon for you to meet others and form teams. Each team may have a maximum of 4 people.

Does this cost money?

No! Mustang Hacks is free for all participants — all food, swag, and other costs are covered.

What if I can't code?

No problem! We are accepting people regardless of experience. Plus, we'll have workshops where you can learn.

What should I bring?

Bring a valid student ID, a laptop, chargers, and your creativity. Power strips, sleeping bags, and toiletries are highly recommended.

Still have a question? Email us at [email protected]

Our Team

Keshav Gurushankar

Sponsorship Lead

Arjun Sampath

Tech Lead

Arleen Liu

Outreach Lead

Samrudh Shenoy


Navaneet Kadaba


Yash Bengali


Arthur Lafrance


David McAllister


Eylam Tagor


Eugenia Chien