Partnered With

The City of Pleasanton


The Experience of a Lifetime

Tri-Valley Hacks is the only hackathon in the Bay Area that challenges high-schoolers to create an innovative project idea and pitch it to compete for cash prizes. In under 24 hours, you'll learn about a variety of CS topics, compete, and have fun with friends, all in a completely free event!

Eat, Relax, Code.

Contestants working hard at Tri-Valley Hacks 2022

You can focus on your project without having to worry about going hungry! Competitors will have access to complimentary snacks and meals throughout the event, with variety of options will be available to ensure everyone gets something they enjoy.

A group of students playing with VR at 2022 Tri-Valley Hacks

A gaming room will be available for competitors to relax and enjoy themselves. We will have a variety of consoles and games, so everyone will find something to their liking!

Contestants playing ping pong at Tri-Valley Hacks 2022

A variety of different fun competitions, such as a Pickleball or Rocket League tournament, with prizes will take place throughout the hackathon. With prizes up to $500 for winning these competitive tournaments, everyone will be vying for the prize!


    SaturdayJul 8

  1. Check-in
  2. Opening Ceremony
  3. Lunch
  4. Workshop #1
  5. Pickleball Tournament
  6. Algorithmic Trading Competition
  7. Dinner
  8. USACO Competition
  9. Rocket League Tournament

    SundayJul 9

  1. Breakfast
  2. Presentations
  3. Closing Ceremony








Participants at Tri-Valley Hacks have the chance to win substantial prizes! The top three teams will be awarded cash prizes to acknowledge their hard work and innovative ideas. Our competitions and workshops will also have their own prizes, so be on the lookout. Whether you're a seasoned hackathon veteran or a newcomer to the scene, everyone has a place at Tri-Valley Hacks. Bring your A-game and you may just walk away with an enormous prize!



Our Partner

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Our Sponsors

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We'd love to have you as a sponsor! Contact us at for more information.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so contributions are tax-deductible.

The Team


Shival Shah

Shival Shah


Rahul Datta

Rahul Datta


Ashwin Sriram

Ashwin Sriram


Technical Directors

Angad Bhargav

Angad Bhargav

Web Development

Yash Shelar

Yash Shelar


Outreach Directors

Anisha Madiraju

Anisha Madiraju


Arya Nair

Arya Nair


Tejas Prakash

Tejas Prakash



Please review the information below, then fill out this form to register for Tri-Valley Hacks 2023.

Event Recap

  • Eligiblity

    The hackathon is open to all students entering 9th through 12th grade in Fall of 2023.

  • Dates & Time

    12:00 PM Saturday, July 8 to 12:00 PM Sunday, July 9 (24 Hours)

  • Location

    Pleasanton Senior Center - 5353 Sunol Blvd.

  • Details

    This event is a a 24-hour coding competition for high school students to create an application (software, video game, etc.). Food and drinks are provided. Computer science workshops and games will be available.

All participants can begin checking in at 11:45 AM. Participants that arrive late (after 1:00 PM) and/or participants that leave early (before 12:00 PM Sunday) must arrive and/or leave with their parent or legal guardian. All participants will be dismissed at 12:00 PM, Sunday, July 9th. THERE IS NO IN AND OUT ACCESS DURING THE EVENT.

Items to Bring

  • STUDENT ID or some sort of official picture identification
  • Dress for warm weather
  • Necessary prescriptions and medications (i.e., epi-pen)
  • Toiletries (tooth brush, deodorant)
  • Sleeping items (pillow, blanket/sleeping bag)
  • Devices & chargers (laptop, tablet, chargers, etc.)

The City is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

If you have any questions about this form or the event in general please reach out to

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Important notice for attendance

Please complete, print, and submit the permission slip upon arrival to Hackathon 2023:

Click here to access the *REQUIRED* Permission Slip

Participation is only permitted if the permission slip is completed and signed by parent/legal guardian

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© 2023 Tri-Valley Hacks. Tri-Valley Hacks is fiscally sponsored by The Hack Foundation (d.b.a. Hack Club). Nonprofit EIN: 81-2908499