March 17, 2018

What do we offer?

Catered Lunch and Dinner

Mentoring Options

$800 in Prizes


09:30 Check-in

10:00 Hack Begins

12:00 Lunch

16:00 Afternoon Snack

18:30 Dinner

21:00 Projects Due

21:30 Project Demo

22:30 Closing Ceremony

What is !Single Hack?

In the context of a hackathon, the word "hackathon" is any event of any duration where people come together to solve problems.

! Single Hack (Unsingle Hack) is a 10-hour hackathon where students will form teams based on mutual interests, with the goal of bringing a software to real life to help people find their significant other. Projects will be judged not only on their scope and vision, but also for their ability to provide specific and quantitative outcomes.

! Single Hack is hosted by KWCSSA, which is the largest and most influential Chinese organization in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. We are open to students in any faculty from any schools and welcome you to join the !Single Hack community.


!Single Hack will be held at Party Room & Conference Room in Blair House
256 Phillip Street, Waterloo, ON


Q: Will there be prizes?

A: Yes, of course! We will will select the three best hacks based on creativity, technical difficulty, design, and usefulness. First Prize: $500 gift card. Second Prize: $200 gift card. Third Prize: $100 gift card.

Q: What should I bring?

A: Please bring a valid university ID, a computer (preferably a laptop), chargers, and any hardware you will use for your hack.

Q: What size are the teams? What happens if I don’t have a team?

A: The teams are a maximum of 4 people. You can start to hack already with a team or you can meet with people at the event who also don’t have a team, don’t worry!

Q: What is KWCSSA?

A: Founded in 2006, previously known as University of Waterloo Chinese Students and Scholars Association (UWCSSA) is an independent, non-profit organization. As the largest and most influential Chinese organization in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, KWCSSA is dedicated to providing various services and to assisting Chinese students/scholars in the region of Waterloo. We promote intellectual, social, and cultural activities for local Chinese students and scholars.

Q: But I know nothing about coding?!

A: Just dont worry! You can come with an open mind, find a team, learn a lot, and most importantly, have fun.

Q: What if I have more questions?

A: We're always open at Send us an email, and we'll help you out!

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