September 29th - September 30th

What is Hack The Tunnels?

Hack The Tunnels is a "Challenge" based Hackathon.

Participants will work in teams to build various features for a mystery project. By completing these features, participants will learn various web development and software engineering concepts while earning points that will count towards winning prizes. Teams will hack with the languages, libraries, and frameworks of their choosing. However, a project template will also be provided.

The event will take place over two days. Day one will be decicated to teaching core concepts neccesary to complete challenges on day two. We recommend participants who have not taken COMP 2406 attend Day one. Day two is the main event where participants will complete various challenges, attend workshops, and win prizes!


Fri, Sept 29th @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn JavaScript

Learn Client-Server Architecture

Setup The Project Template

Recommended if you have not taken COMP 2406


Sat, Sept 30th @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Attend Workshops

Build the Mystery Project

Win Prizes

The Main Event

September 29th

Opening Ceremony
6:00 - 6:30 PM
JavaScript Essentials: Building Your Web Foundation
6:30 - 7:00 PM
Mastering Web Development: Client, Server, and Database Presentation
7:00 - 7:30 PM
Code and Connect: Hackathon Icebreaker
7:30 - 8:30 PM
Starter Project Deep Dive
8:30 - 9:00 PM

September 30th

Opening Ceremony
10:00 - 10:20 AM
How to Git Good
10:20 - 10:50 AM
HTML, CSS, React, and Beyond
10:50 - 11:3 AM0
11:45 - 1:00 PM
Backend Is More Than Just APIs
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Introduction to Responsive Web Design
2:00 - 2:30 PM
Unpacking Network Tunnels: A Deep Dive into Secure Connectivity
2:30 - 3:00 PM
Deploying Sites With Github Pages
5:20 - 5:35 PM
Closing Ceremonies + Prizes
5:35 - 6:00 PM

Code of Conduct

This event will be following the Hack Code of Conduct, please read it to be informed of what it is!