36 hours of intense
50 top collegiate hackathons
200 of the world's brightest
student hackers

What is Pinnacle?

Pinnacle invites the winning team from each of the world’s largest 50 collegiate hackathons and 5 high school hackathons to compete in an epic hack-off. Pinnacle 2021 took place on September 17-19, 2021 in Dallas, TX.

Our participants, who represent the brightest developers, designers, and creators in the nation, received invitations throughout the Pinnacle 2020-2021 hackathon season. While the Pinnacle 2020-2021 season has ended, the Pinnacle 2021-2022 season will be announced soon.


August 2021

Winners of qualifying hackathons receive an invitation for Pinnacle 2021.

The 2021-2022 Pinnacle Season begins with new qualifying events in August.

September 17-19, 2021

Pinnacle 2021 event takes place.

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