On December 2nd 2017, we are hosting MLH Local Hack Day at Shopify's Toronto Office. What better place to flex your innovation skills than at the office of Canada's leading e-commerce company? The 12-hour hackathon will be filled with food, fun, prizes, and speakers! 

Whether you're a seasoned hackathon veteran or have never been to a hackathon before, MLH Local Hack Day is the best way to kick off the 2018 MLH Hackathon Season.

Hackathon Sponsors


$1,925 in prizes

1st Place

$250 cash prize + JetBrains annual license

2nd Place

$100 cash prize

3rd Place

$75 cash prize

Judge's Favourite Hack

.TECH Best Use of Domain Name

$200 Amazon Gift Vouchers

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Ahmad Nassri

Ahmad Nassri
TELUS Digital

Aditya Chugh

Aditya Chugh

Jay V

Jay V

Sophia Glisch

Sophia Glisch

Jason Etcovitch

Jason Etcovitch

Christopher Marlow

Christopher Marlow

Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer Taylor

Judging Criteria

  • Functionality
    Does it work? Is it working effectively? Does it carry out its purpose?
  • Design
    How pretty is it? How easy is it to use? Is it modern?
  • Creativity
    Is the idea original? Does it solve a problem?
  • Viability
    Is the hack viable? Would you use it?
  • Pitch
    Overall impression of hack and pitch? Did the presenters keep you engaged? Any visuals or demos?
  • Accessibility
    Does it encompass all types of users? Does it cohere with the guidelines stated in the Shopify Usability presentation?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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