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Hack O'Lantern Challenge 2018

Wednesday, October 31st 12noon-4:00pm in the IDEAlab on the 1st Floor of the JD Williams Library.

Enter our 1st Annual Makerspace Hack O’Lantern Contest by taking pumpkin decorating to a whole new level. Go high tech with led lights, motion sensors, or servo arms to create an e-pumpkin. Or go more traditional with intricate carving or painting. Feel free to compete as a team or take the challenge on as a solo maker. 

Open flames are not allowed, but feel free to add waterproof electrical lighting components. Judging is open to the entire campus community 12pm-4:00pm. Just show your campus ID to cast your vote. The winner will receive a trophy and a video of their work will be posted online for the whole world to admire.

Hack O'Lantern Entries are due in the IDEAlab by 11am Oct 31! 

Contact Christina Streeter at for more details. 

All-campus judging will take place in the IDEAlab, on the first floor of the JD Williams Library (Lyceum Side).