Have fun, eat pizza, and create something amazing

Hack the Dot is a two-hour hackathon event that brings together coding students, marketers, designers, and developers of all levels of expertise to create a fun product in a short amount of time. Participants will develop a functional (and humorous) project based on a secret domain name while interacting with like-minded individuals in the tech community.

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Best Use Of A Domain Name Gift Pack

Best Project

The best idea gets domain names and other wonderful prizes!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Jared Ewy

Jared Ewy
Social Media Specialist, Name.com

Andrew Hyde

Andrew Hyde
Founder, Startup Week

Sean Ottey

Sean Ottey
Evangelist Ninja, Rightside

Judging Criteria

  • Adherence To The Theme
    The judges will be looking for a project to fit with the theme of the HackTheDot event.
  • "Fun"
    Development during our workdays isn't always fun. HackTheDot projects need to be FUN!!!
  • Creativity
    Sticking to the theme doesn't mean you can't surprise everyone. Something that makes you go "wow!" will be rewarded.