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Welcome to the 2021 Virtual H@ck3r Runway landing page.

For our Third (3rd) year and second virtual year, H@ck3r Runway is bringing together hacker trend setters. We're looking forward to what you make, light, and geek out fashionable. Selected judges will decide on the categories and the people, as usual, will select the People's Choice winner.

The video for last year participants and winner can be found here at the Defcon 28 Contest

SIGNUP START: July 1, 2021

SIGNUP DEADLINE: August 7, 2021

There are new, well combined categories. The Miscellaneous and Nerd wearable were combined to make a new Aesthetics and More category. Since we're in a hybrid situation and people really enjoyed the COVID wearable, it will be making a comeback. Awards will be handed out in 4 categories and voters will select a final People's Choice winner:

Winners will be selected based on, but no limited to:


Stay up to date with changes by following @hack3runway on Twitter. Don't have an entry? You can still participate. Voting link will be posted later.

Your images and/or video will be used in a public presentation for the Defcon 28 Conference. Thank you for helping to make this a success.


Check our Defcon 27 submissions