HackTheMidlands is an inclusive hackathon open to anyone, of any skill levels <3

About this event

Make sure to join our Discord: https://discord.gg/hackthemidlands

Usually HackTheMidlands is a 24-hour hackathon, or “creative marathon”, which was founded in 2016. We provide a unique space for hundreds of passionate technologists like you to share their experiences, meet new people and learn something new - gaining valuable skills in the process.

Hackathon Sponsors


1st Prize - Overall

2nd Prize - Overall

3rd Prize - Overall

Best Newcomers

BJSS - Use Technology to Positively Impact our Wellbeing

CENTS - Reduce Waste in Transport

BCS - Making IT Good for Society

Majestic - Spoookiest Hack (2)

Capgemini - Fun! (3)

Capital One - Change Banking for Good (2)

Best Domain (domain.com)

Register a .Tech domain name using Domain.com during the weekend for your chance to win a Domain.com branded backpack for you and each member of your team! Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. The more creative the domain the better!

Twilio - Best use of Twilio

Twilio allows you to incorporate mobile messaging, phone calls and a ton of other awesome communication features right into your hackathon project using a web service API. Are you building an e-commerce website and want to send text notifications or email confirmations once an order is completed? Or maybe you'd like to verify users based on their mobile numbers? Twilio makes all this possible and more. Build a hack that simplifies your life using any Twilio API for a chance to win a Twilio Swag Box & GameGo Console ! Get started with $50 in free credit

Blackrock - Best Hack for Social Good

Now is your chance to put your creativity to the test and build the most socially conscious hack for the greater good. Use technology to tackle problems like world hunger, poverty or pollution and earn a chance to win some awesome prizes, courtesy of BlackRock.

Best Sustainability Hack sponsored by Avanade

Avanade has put sustainable tech at the forefront of their ongoing mission! Sustainability is about conserving an ecological balance by avoiding depletion of natural resources and focusing efforts to reduce and improve the environmental impact of technology, processes, and operations on our planet and society. For your hackathon project, we want you to make a genuine human impact using your ingenuity to address sustainability through an innovative use of technology. Demonstrate how you can create a more sustainable future and help the environment. As an added bonus, the team with the best sustainability hack will be rewarded with awesome lego sets!

Hacker Spirit

Spooooookiest Hack (3)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Tom Goodman

Tom Goodman
Lead Organiser

Judging Criteria

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