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NCDev Hackathon
Our future through Innovation
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About The Hackathon

Channelling a Digital Future

A hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is an event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, including graphic designers, interface designers and project managers, collaborate intensively on software projects.

Northern Cape Developer Hackathon (NCDevHack) is an annual provincial hackathon aimed at stimulating and developing more ICT/Entrepreneurship in the province.

The Theme: Our Future Through Innovation

The future comes sooner than expected, the on-going broadband roll-out plan brings an exciting opportunity for the Micro/Digital Economy. Local Innovators/Entrepreneurs must prepare for this future.


16 - 18 September 2016

Time (No Sleep)

Friday 18:00 until Sunday 13:00, no sleep


Upington, Northern Cape

Who is it for?

Innovators, Entrepreneurs, Public Officials, High Schoolers, etc.


Keep up with the Hackathon

Are you ready to Hack for your Future?

The Hackathon is free for all to attend, the goal is that
you you get learn something new at the end.

Register Now!

Stuff to Know

All the information you need to know about the hackathon

  • Notes

    Hackathon Rules

    These are some things to note for the hackathon:

    * Bring own laptop
    * Bring plugs and extensions to be safe
    * A team must have maximum 5 members and 2 as minimum
    * Bring something to warm you up
    * Food, snacks and drinks will be provided

  • Programme

    The Programme

    The Programme consists of various activities that will take place during the 24 Hours of the Hackathon.

    Coming Soon...

  • The Build-Up

    On The Ground...

    Before the Hackathon, the team will go to a community outreach to gather challenges in the society, school and in business.

    Challenges from the hackathon will come from the community

  • Challenges


    Solving problems that impact the Northern Cape. Aspects to solve:

    * Employment and Job Creation
    * Education
    * Tourism
    * Sports and Recreation
    * Infrastructure Management and Monitoring

    Submit a challenge on or Contact us now!

  • Registration

    Registration Now!

    Register for the NCDevHack Now! Be part of history.


Stay in touch with info about the hackathon


Previous Events

Previous Events

GeeksConnect SPU


Sports Science Workshop

Skateboarding Event

Geekulcha Hackathon


The Organizing Team

Keenan Gwells

Project Manager

Nomfundo Nkosi


Creston Campher


Joyce Munetsi


Rebaone Moretlwe

PR Manager

Mohau Gerruite



Gomolemo Motlhwai



Jose Kabeya




Organizations making the NCDevHack possible

Contact Us

For more information : Sol Plaatje University Chapel Street Kimberley