To register, please sign up using the HackFSM Eventbrite page.
During the registration process, all team members must agree to the following terms and conditions (regarding use of code developed for the event, granting Bancroft Library and the Regents permission to use photo and name for core service, promotional or marketing purposes, etc.)
Terms and conditions
The Bancroft Library reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the HackFSM events or any part of it for any time and for any reason, in its sole discretion. A minimum of three teams must participate for prizes to be awarded. If no entries fulfill the judging criteria to the satisfaction of the panel of judges, prizes may not be awarded. Participant grants the Bancroft Library the license to use, reproduce, distribute, modify, and publicly perform and display entries, for core service, promotional or marketing purposes of the Bancroft Library and UC Regents and its services, as long as it does not infringe upon any third party’s intellectual property rights. Participants grant permission to the Bancroft Library and UC Regents the right to use the participant’s name, picture, likeness, voice, biographical information, and statements as part of or related to the entry, for advertising, trade, publicity, and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in all media including but not limited to Internet and World Wide Web, without additional notice to, review, or approval by participant. Acceptance of any prize signifies each winner’s acknowledgement and agreement that the Bancroft Library shall not be obligated to use the entry. The Bancroft Library is not liable for any disputes between participants that arise before, during or after the HackFSM events. By registering for, participating in, or submitting an entry for the HackFSM events, participants agree to these terms and conditions which are final and binding in all respects.


Assignment of photographic, motion picture, video and sound recording rights


I hereby authorize THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (the "University") and its officers, agents, and employees, to photograph, film, or videotape me.

I understand that any photograph, sound recording, motion picture, or video taken of me under this assignment is for the purpose of collecting and/or representing factual information in the interest of serving the University of California's mission of research, education, and public service, and for promoting the public good.

I hereby assign to the University all rights, title, and interest, including copyright, in and to any and all such photographs, sound recordings, motion pictures, or videos, and I hereby irrevocably authorize the University, its officers, agents, and employees, without limitation, to reproduce, copy, sell, exhibit, publish, or distribute any and all such photographs, sound recordings, motion pictures, or videos in perpetuity for the purposes expressed above.

I further release and forever discharge the University, its officers, agents, and employees from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of said photographs, sound recordings, motion pictures, or videos, including but not limited to any and all claims for invasion of privacy, defamation, or infringement of copyright.

I have read and understood the provisions of this agreement, and understand that I am free to obtain advice from legal counsel of my choice, at my expense, to interpret these provisions. By submitting the registration form, I acknowledge that I have freely and voluntarily entered into this agreement.


#HackFSM was a one-time event held in April 2014. The winning site is now available. A white paper on #HackFSM has also been published, with practical information for other libraries that are interested in holding hackathons.