24-hour hackathon in Peterborough, UK for students aged 14 and over up to University-level.

Hack the Holidays is a 24-hour holiday-themed student hackathon in Peterborough, UK for students at University and High School. Now in its second year, we hope to provide a fun and festive hacking experience to even more students across Europe.


View full rules

Hackathon Sponsors


$350 in prizes

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place


Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment. Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment. Win a HackHarassment Swag Bag.

Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS

1 TB Hard Drives

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Domain.com Swag Bags

Spotify Challenge

Nexmo Challenge

Esri Challenge

GitHub Challenge

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Tim Fogarty

Tim Fogarty

Sam Machin

Sam Machin

Paul Hughes

Paul Hughes

Judging Criteria

  • Design
  • Originality
  • Creativity