Live streaming has taken the world by storm in the video game scene. Millions of people watch game streamers everyday and have transformed the world of Esports. Have you ever thought that a site like Twitch would have a live streaming platform for developers like you?

Welcome to Hackalong, a Twitch Community led Hackathon! We want to bring you into the world of live programming and show you the benefits of this community. This hackathon has been coordinated by many dedicated and active streamers on Twitch who share their passion for development through entertaining, and other unique ways.

This hackathon will consist of two main themes that will be announced the day of the event. Make sure to register here on Devpost and then join the Discord ( to find out what they are! If you are not interested in either of the themes, thats okay! There will still be a prize for the best hack overall.

We want you to come join us in our first ever online hackathon created for our communities to spread the knowledge of live programming and bring fresh minds into the community!

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Head over to and pick up your hackathon shirt now! All proceeds will be used to purchase prizes for the winners of the hackathon.


Everyone is highly encouraged and welcome to participate in this event. This event is open to all ages. All hackers are more than welcome to collaborate in a team with other hackers. A team of more than 4 hackers will be considered ineligible


In order to be considered for prize selection in this hackathon you must submit the following content:

- A short description of your project

- The category you are submitting for

- The team members (if any) that particpated in the project

- A link to your current codebase

- A 1-2 minute video demo demonstrating your project

Hackathon Sponsors


$336 in prizes

The "Build Anything" Prize Package

Build anything and each member of your team will win the following:

- 1 FREE Month Of TeamTreeHouse Subscription (THERE IS ONLY ONE COPY OF THIS)

- 1 FREE MONTH of PluralSight Subscription (

- Logitech G602 Wireless Gaming Mouse

The "Create a Tool That Can Help Bring a Community Closer Together" Prize Package

Each member of your team will win the following:

- Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920
- 2 x $25 iTunes Gift Cards (TWO FOR THE ENTIRE TEAM)

The "Create a Tool That Can Help Show Off Your Work to Others" Prize Package

Each member of your team will win the following:

- DREVO Calibur 71-Key RGB LED Backlit Wireless Bluetooth 4.0/USB Wired Gaming Mechanical Keyboard
- 2 x $25 iTunes Gift Cards (TWO FOR THE ENTIRE TEAM)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

Pre-Register Task

Hackalong will be a great way to collaborate with others and even host your own stream during the event! We ask you to please join the Hackalong Discord Server ( to collaborate with other participants, post your Hackalong stream links and just have a good time :)


Judging Criteria

  • Topic Relevance
    When voting on the best project, consider how the project aligns with the topic it is being submitted for.
  • Creativity
    When voting on the best project, consider how creative of a solution this project is.
  • Usability
    When voting on the best project, consider if the project is usable and functions properly.
  • Aesthetically Pleasing
    When voting on the best project, consider how appealing the project is. Does it look good and make sense?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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