March 2nd - 3rd, 2024

The University of Alabama | Hewson Hall

What are we doing?

UA Innovate

UA Innovate is a 24-hour hackathon and innovation challenge for creative minds in STEM related fields. Teams of one to four members will work to design and implement a technology solution in the category of their choice. Specific prompts, provided by our sponsors, will present participants with a broad range of challenges including but not limited to:

  • Prototype Innovation
  • Cybersecurity
  • Full Stack Development
  • Social Innovation
  • Fintech
  • Data Analytics

Why are we doing this?

Our Mission

UA Innovate strives to unite the emerging talent of technologists with diverse skill sets and
backgrounds. We want to use our passion to come together to empower the change-
makers of today to become the leaders of tomorrow.

Our passion is rooted in the idea of using our skills to create lasting impacts with like-
minded individuals. We aim to create an inclusive environment for individuals in STEM
related fields, to increase the knowledge, opportunity, and potential of our society.

Who supports us?

Founding Partners and Volunteers

The launch of our event could not be possible without the help of our generous sponsors and volunteers.

What is happening?



Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to bring?
Change of clothes, toiletries, laptop, chargers, and any overnight items

Do I need tech experience?
We recommend that one member of your team has experience in the category of your choice, but there will be additional help if needed!

Who is allowed to attend?
College students of all ages, majors, and experience levels!

When are prompts available?
Each team will be able to view and select their prompt during event check-in.

How long is the event?
The event starts on Saturday mid-morning and will end Sunday afternoon. The full schedule will be released at a later date.

When can I choose my team?
Teams can be made of 1-4 participants and will be solidified during event check-in.

What are the rules?
Click HERE for our rules and regulations!