Australia's most crypto-epic Blockchain Hackathon
Let's BUIDL the Crypto-Economy towards a more decentralized future
Hack starts in:
Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, UNSW
What is the Blockathon
Blockathon is a crypto-epic 72 hour competition which aims to tackle real world problems by unleashing the potential of Blockchain Technologies.
Built especially for cypherpunks, hardcore developers, crypto enthusiasts, and all Blockchain pioneers who want to build and create new solutions for the decentralized future.
Being a part of the Blockathon was the best experience for me to enter the Blockchain rabbit hole.
Full Stack Developer @ Tenzorum
Sydney Blockathon 2017
Wasa Wasa Wasa Wasa Wasa Block aaaaaaaa thon!
It feels really warm and comforting to participate with people who are truly enthusiastic about the technology and community.
Shanghai Blockathon 2018
Early Bird Application Deadline
Applications for the Blockathon close on the 7th of November.
Regular Application Deadline
Applications for the Blockathon close on the 20th of November.
Day One (23 November)
600pm: Welcome Drinks and Food
630pm: Mentor + Event introduction
700pm: Team Building Exercise
730pm: Ideation + Hack
Day Two (24 November)
1000am: Hack + Workshop 1
100pm: Hack + Workshop 2
400pm: Hack + Workshop 3
Day Three (25 November)
230pm: Code Freeze
3pm: Pitch Time !!!
5-530pm: Winners Announced
Minimum criteria to join the Blockathon is :
- Your surname is Buterin
- You have built your own Public Blockchain and included zK-SNARKs, zk-SPARKs and zK-STARKs and sharding the F*** out of it.
- Dropped out of at least 2 Ivy League schools
The Blockathon is aimed to provide learning, fun, and to help build really cool projects! Everyone is welcome to apply given that you are willing to put the effort in and to produce good work.
All applications will be reviewed by the Blockathon team in order to guarantee a high standards of competitors. Each team member must submit a separate application.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to be a Blockchain Developer / have coding skills?
No, everyone of all skills are welcome to join the hackathon. Whether you are student, designer, entrepreneur or someone who is just interested in the Blockchain space, anyone is welcome to join!
How many per team?
Each hacking team would have 3-5 people per team with a mix of developers, designers and entrepreneurs.
How much does it cost to participate?
$10 AUD worth of ETH.
This is to cover and be pooled as part of the hackathon prize.
Can I work on my project before the event?
Yes. You are allowed to work on a project prior to the event
What is the judging criteria?
The judging criteria for the event will be based on:
How innovative the solution is for the Blockchain ecosystem
Product Market Fit