Please note, not all challenges are submitted on Devpost. If you don't see the challenge you're submitting for here, check the live site and your inbox to see where you should claim your points. 

What is Local Hack Day: Learn 2022? 

Local Hack Day: Learn is your opportunity to spend a week focused on learning the skills you’ve always wanted to tackle. In accepting this quest, you are in for an adventure featuring workshops, fun mini-events, challenges, panels, and more. These will help you to earn experience points no matter what level of hacking you are at, whether it’s writing your first lines of code or creating a multi-faceted project. 

We will be bringing back all of your favorite features from Local Hack Day Learn, Build, and Share 2021 like challenges, live technical sessions with MLHers, mini-events galore, and some cool content from our partners! Here’s a sneak peek:

  • Beginner-friendly workshops

  • Challenges for all difficulty levels and all topics such as design, social, technical, entrepreneurial

  • Hacker-run guilds

  • Talks from friends of MLH and our partners

  • Live sessions run by MLHers

  • And maybe an appearance from Totally Not Ryan (TNR)

Can I get swag at this event?

Yes, of course! LHD: Learn will feature some amazing 2022 Hackathon Season swag…you’ll have to participate to find out exactly what you’re getting!  

 What is a Guild? How can I be a part of it?

One of the best parts of our community is that it allows people to meet and make connections with others, regardless of where you live. guilds are smaller communities within Major League Hacking. Whether you come in with a guild or not, you won’t be hacking alone. 



Your challenge submission must be completed within the submission period(Thursday, October 14th at 12 PM EST - Friday, October 15th at 12 PM EST

When relevent, your code must be available in some sort of public repository. 

If you're continuing work on an old project, you MUST specify in your Devpost what was worked on 1) before this day one of Local Hack Day: Learn 2022 and 2) during day day of Local Hack Day: Learn 2022.  

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Learn how to use Data

Why not take a break from your Data Day Grind? To get started, check out these public data sets. Your project doesn’t need to be complex - we just want you to try working with data! Submit on the Day 5 Devpost when you’re ready!

Learn about Fintech

Fintech is growing quickly, and we know hackers are excited to explore this space. Build any finance application and show it to us on the Day 5 Devpost. It could help you track your expenses, analyze stock prices, or help you find the best deals online.

Learn Ruby on Rails

MLH’s CEO Swift loves Ruby and we’re pretty sure you will too. Ruby on Rails powers a ton of awesome webapps (including lots of internal MLH apps). Get started learning this framework and submit on our Day 5 Devpost.

Learn how to create Art

Generative art continues to become more and more popular, so we want you to try it out yourself. Create any piece of art with technology and show it off on Day 5 Devpost.

Create a Medical Hack

There is so much innovation happening in the medical world, and hackers are always coming up with new ideas to improve medical experiences. You could create a smart pill dispenser or an app that helps with a medical diagnosis. Don’t let us limit you though. Submit your hack on our Day 5 Devpost!

Learn Python on Replit

Python is a popular programming language that can be extremely fun to use and beginner friendly. Learn how to make a savings calculator using Python on Replit! Follow along with this awesome tutorial ( by Maya Bello to complete this challenge!

Add an interledger payment pointer to monetize a web application.

You can start earning from your monetized website today! It's as easy as writing a single line of HTML. Check out how to do that at
Be sure to submit the link to your GitHub repository in our Day 5 Devpost.

Create a Mental Health App

Create an application to help folks stay healthy. This could be a mood tracker, database with mindfulness techniques, or an application that tracks symptoms. Submit your hack on our Day 5 Devpost!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Major League Hacking

Major League Hacking

Judging Criteria

  • None
    Local Hack Day: Learn is about celebrating our love for learning. Instead of judging projects and awarding prizes, we are giving out points to hackers who complete these challenges.

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