Hactivate Greenville powered by Drake Software

April 23, 2022

Hybrid Event

55 Beattie Place, 16th Floor
Greenville, SC 29601

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WELCOME to Drake Software’s Hack-a-thon Event “Hacktivate®”

Hacktivate® will be held on April 23, 2022 at 8 AM. This event is a 24-hour team sprint coding competition where the Theme (“Too Cool for School”) of the Event is to create something useful in the school setting.

Drake Software Logo on an office window

Who can Attend

University Students


Everyone Else 17+

What to Bring?

  • Sleeping Bag
  • Laptop
  • Headphones
  • Phone
  • Chargers
  • Toiletries
  • Reusable Water bottle
  • Competitive Spirit


In addition to bragging rights, there will be three cash prizes for this event as follows:

  1. First Place: most likely to be used in a school setting ($5000)
  2. Second Place: most complex with ease of use ($2500)
  3. Third Place: most visually appealing ($1250)


Day ET Event
Saturday (ET) 8:00 AM Opening Ceremony
Saturday (ET) 9:00 AM Mixer- Team Selection
Saturday (ET) 10:00 AM Workshop- Hear from an Educator
Saturday (ET) 2:00 PM Workshop
Saturday (ET) 4:00 PM Workshop- Hear from an Educator
Saturday (ET) 8:00 PM Workshop
Sunday (ET) 7:00 AM Motivational Talks
Sunday (ET) 10:00 AM Hacking Closed
Sunday (ET) 1:00 PM Winners Announced


Hacktivate® will be hosted at Drake Software’s Greenville location

55 Beattie Place, 16th Floor

Greenville, SC 29601

(One Liberty Square Building downtown Greenville)

Drake Software Logo on an office window

Code of Conduct

We have adopted Major League Hacking’s Code of Conduct

Resources & Tools

We have gathered some helpful resources to help you hack.


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About Drake Software

Drake Software, a private company founded in 1977, provides software solutions to over 65,000 tax and accounting firms that file more than 40 million tax returns every year. Known for its award-winning customer service team, Drake is also consistently recognized for excellence in quality, value, and reliability. As part of its commitment to innovation and customer success, the company has continued to expand product offerings, integrations, and customer-service efforts—more than doubling its customers over the past decade. For more information, visit DrakeSoftware.com or call 800.890.9500

Have Questions?

Contact Bryson.Rodier@drakesoftware.com