Attending a hackathon? They can be a lot of fun, but also stressful, especially if you've never participated in one before. There's a time crunch to produce an app, great opportunities to learn new tools and meet other local developers.

We've produced a set of 13 tips to help you make the most of your next hackathon, based on our experiences attending, sponsoring and hosting hackathons across the US. Learn from our shared expertise and see how the hackathon veterans guarantee their success at every event they attend.

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