UW Blockchain Society is excited to present our second Hackathon week, held from May 10th to May 16th. The last two days will be the Hackathon and is for students to create software solutions with a focus on blockchain-related projects and apps. Join UW Blockchain Society's Discord Server to form teams with other participants, as well as ask any further questions about the hackathon! If you've decided on a team, fill out this form so we know who is together.

Hackathon Schedule - All times are in PST

May 15th (Saturday)

  • 8:45 AM Opening ceremony - Zoom
  • 9:00 AM Hackathon begins

May 16th (Sunday) 

  • 12:00 PM First time warning
  • 3:00 PM Second time warning
  • 4:30 PM Third time warning
  • 4:45 PM Fourth time warning
  • 4:55 PM Final time warning
  • 5:00 PM Submission deadline, judging begins

May 17th (Monday) 

  • 2:30 PM Judging period ends
  • 3:00 PM Winners announced

Here is a list of the recorded workshops available:

Bartrr - Establishing Your Blockchain Idea

Bartrr -  Blockchain as a Business

Bartrr - Creating Your Own Cryptocurrency

StablyHow to Release a Blockchain-Based Product


  1. A working link to a demo of the application is required for submission
  2. Open source code must be submitted with the demo to be considered
  3. Submitted by the deadline
  4. Be the original work of an individual participant or a group project
  5. A human will look at the commit logs, so no funny business!

Hackathon Sponsors


$1,500 in prizes

First Place

$500 USD via Stably Prime
$250 in $NEAR

Second Place

$250 USD
$250 in $NEAR

Third Place

$250 USD

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Zack Nelson

Zack Nelson
Crypto Partnership Associate - Tokens at OKCoin

Anthony Beaumont

Anthony Beaumont
CEO and Co-Founder of Encode Club

George Benton

George Benton
Operations Lead at Encode Club

Aliaksandr [Sasha] Hudzilin

Aliaksandr [Sasha] Hudzilin
Co-Creator at HumanGuild.io

Vladimir Grichina

Vladimir Grichina
Software Engineer at NEAR Protocol

Anirudh Prasad

Anirudh Prasad
President of UW Blockchain Society

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
    The idea is unique, and fulfills a niche in the community [5] The team provides evidence of the niche they are fulfilling through facts and statistics. [5] The team addresses the niche well. [5]
  • Technicality of implementation
    The code appears to be functional without any major bugs. [10] Code used is original. We do not condone plagiarism. [5] The app is easy to use. [5]
  • Overall Impression
    You are convinced that this app/idea can succeed [5] The team’s strong dedication and work ethic is clear, even if the submission is not complete. [5] The submission stands out from others. [5]

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