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    IBC Hackathon 1


      30th July- 30th Sep

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Our goal

1 MILLION DEVELOPERS

This is your opportunity to compete amongst the best developers in web 3.0. Plus being mentored by the very best and having the satisfaction of getting your innovations on a massive platform.

A prize pool of USD 190,600 is waiting for you! And other prizes from our sponsors!

IBC-Hack-1 is the first of the series in the IBC Hackathon cohort and is designed to attract a coterie of developers, engineers and students who wish to make their mark in the blockchain and web 3.0 ecosystem. Hack -1 will provide the platform for solving some of the critical challenges – strategic, functional and technical – faced by the blockchain industry.

Alternatively, IBC-Hack-1 will create a pool of highly skilled developers who will also fill in the resource scarcity gap in the ecosystem. With a total prize pool of USD 190,600 and growing, IBC Hackathon showcases the best blockchain and web 3.0 has to offer.

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IBC Hackathon prize breakdown

Prize pool:

USD 45,000

and growing!

Showcase your skills and ideas on the Polkadot blockchain with defined problem statements.

THEMES

Interfaces & Experiences

Exhibit your skills in the area of contemporary UI/UX design to give a smooth user experience and efficient interfaces for the blockchain based applications.

Web 3.0 & Tooling

Enrich the Web3.0 ecosystem by building various tools and technologies accelerating the mass adoption for the most relevant use-cases.

DAO & Governance

Innovate, ideate and create tools, processes and systems around effective decisioning in a community ecosystem leading to better governance in DAOs

DeFi

Demonstrate your skills by building dApps in the areas of DEXs, lending, borrowing, derivative products and more.

NFT

You have a variety of NFT themes to exhibit your skills such as NFT art collectible projects, NFT wallets, gaming-NFTs, interactive media NFTs, NFT marketplace etc.

Prize pool:

USD 15,000

1st prize USD 8,000

2nd prize USD 5,000

3rd prize USD 2,000

An open-ended hackathon, you can choose your own problem statement and build on the following blockchains:
Binance, Cardano, Avalanche, Polygon, Solana, Algorand, Cosmos, Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric

THEMES

Interfaces & Experiences

Exhibit your skills in the area of contemporary UI/UX design to give a smooth user experience and efficient interfaces for blockchain based applications.

Web 3.0 & Tooling

Enrich the Web3.0 ecosystem by building various tools and technologies accelerating the mass adoption for the most relevant use-cases.

DAO & Governance

Innovate, ideate and create tools, processes and systems around effective decisioning in a community ecosystem leading to better governance in DAOs.

DeFi

Demonstrate your skills by building dApps in the areas of DEXs, lending, borrowing, derivative products and more.

NFT

You have a variety of NFT themes to exhibit your skills such as NFT art collectible projects, NFT wallets, gaming-NFTs, interactive media NFTs, NFT marketplace etc.

Metaverse

Exhibit your metaverse technology stack prowess in building a decentralized virtual world using AR/VR, real-time 3D, holograms, IoT, gaming and more.

Gaming

Team up and develop a prototype of game art projects or build a fully functional web / mobile game.

Prize pool:

USD 10,000

Winner USD 7,000

Runner-up USD 3,000

Build innovative tools and technologies for Chingari.

THEMES

DAO Tooling solutions for Chingari’s mobile app users

The best DAO tooling solutions that is suited towards Chingari's target audience on our mobile app

Play2earn gaming concept for Chingari’s branding avatars

Play2earn gaming concept centered around our branding avatars

GameFi

Collaborating with existing projects in the ecosystem that are open to incubate their dApps under our Gari mining ecosystem

Prize pool:

USD 10,000

Winner USD 7,000

Runner-up USD 3,000

Build smart solutions for Robonomics’s smart home implementation

THEMES

Smart Home on Web3 Cloud

Challenge 1 : Explore and develop creative, useful IoT use cases on Robonomics for smart home applications.
Challenge 2 : Brainstorm, develop and implement software solutions that can improve the user experience of Robonomics' smart home implementation.

Prize pool:

USD 10,000

1st prize USD 5,000

2nd prize USD 3,500

3rd prize USD 1,500

Keep checking this space. More prizes coming soon!

IBC-HACK-1 SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE)

STAGE

ACtivity

Start date (2022)

End date (2022)

0

Registration

30th Jul 2022

30th Sep 2022

1

Idea Submission

30th Jul 2022

30th Sep 2022

2

Idea Vetting by IBC

20th Aug 2022

3rd Oct 2022

3

Mentors assignment

4th Oct 2022

6th Oct 2022

4

Prototype building

4th Oct 2022

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5

MVP pitch submission

5th Nov 2022

16th Dec 2022

6

Shortlisting for Demo day

9th Dec 2022

20th Dec 2022

7

Pitch Review & Feedback

17th Dec 2022

26th Dec 2022

8

MVP Pitch resubmission

17th Dec 2022

30th Dec 2022

FINAL STAGE

Demo Day (Track wise)

3rd Jan 2022

5th Jan 2022

Mega hack

Participation Guidelines

Team Formation:
The participants are free to form their own teams with minimum two members and maximum 5 members in each team.

Submission of more than one problem statement:
Hackathons are open knowledge events and the organizers cannot take any responsibility of protecting the idea, codebase or any other information shared during the course of this hackathon or later.

Notifications:
Hackathons are open knowledge events and the organizers cannot take any responsibility of protecting the idea, codebase or any other information shared during the course of this hackathon or later.

Stages:
The stages of participation, resubmission , shortlisting and selection shall be the prerogative of the organizers and may be changed based on requirements.

Support:
The organizers shall try and support with some reference material, workshops etc. However, the organizers are under no obligation to do any kind of hand-holding or tutoring. This is a competition and the participants are expected to be prepared in the required skill set.

Incentives:
The organizers and sponsors reserve the right to cancel incentives if they are not satisfied with the quality of submissions

Intellectual Property:
Hackathons are open knowledge events and the organizers cannot take any responsibility of protecting the idea, codebase or any other information shared during the course of this hackathon or later.

Decision of Jury:
The decision of Jury in shortlisting/selection is final and irrevocable and cannot be challenged whatsoever.

Timelines:
The timelines of the hackathon, the stages may change based on several internal and external factors.

Shortlisting and Selection Criteria:
The shortlisting and selection criteria from one stage to next and final stage shall be notified as and when required. The criteria may change based on relative competition, number of submissions, discretion of mentors and jury.

Tech Stack:
The details of tech stack, programming language and other technical details shall ne followed as per guidelines notified with the specific hackathon track and problem statement. If no specific guidelines are given, it shall be deemed open choice by participants.

Dynamic changes:
In the course of this hackathon, the sponsors, mentors, partners, jury, incentives, shortlisting criteria, timelines and other things may change due to unforeseen circumstances. The organizers are under no obligation to inform or explain the same to participants.

FAQ

The Hackathon is centred around Web 3.0 and Blockchain broadly. Multiple sponsors and technology companies have created hackathon tracks. Some tracks are open ended while other tracks have problem statements defined.

The current hackathon – IBC-HACK-1 is an online Hackathon. However, select teams from this hackathon will be invited to a Mega hackathon which will be an offline hackathon in the main conference.

The event registration will start from 30 July, 2022 for IBC-HACK-1 and the application will be closed by August 25, 2022.

Participation is FREE for IBC Hackathon

Everybody is welcome and can apply. Whether you are an entrepreneur or a student you are welcome.

The minimum size of the team is 2 and maximum size 5. However, we would recommend a team size of 3-4 members.

The prize pool of IBC-HACK-1 is $45,000 + other prizes from our sponsors including: opportunity to meet best-in-class mentors, connect with investors etc.

The jury panel composition will be announced closer to the date of the hackathon demo day.

Our partners and sponsors regularly share material, conduct workshops and AMA sessions. Keep checking your email and keep visiting the platform to get the latest updates.

You can get details of the timeline at ibc.media

Some tracks are open ended while other tracks have problem statements. If you are choosing a track which has problem statements defined, you have to pick one of the problem statements listed. If you are choosing a track which does not have problem statements, you can have your own problem statement.

You can choose only 1 problem statement to work on. For the purpose of this hackathon.

You are welcome to use any library, component etc provided you are following the guidelines. Do not share anything that cannot be shared on a public forum as per the licensing guidelines by the owner of those components /libraries.

The choice of technology stack, programming language, etc is entirely your choice.

Yes. You can be part of another team as well during the application process. However, after the process of application shortlisting is completed, you would not be able to change teams.

The members are expected to record a video pitch with the recording of the demo and be present online to answer the questions of the jury.

Hackathons are open competitions and we do not bear any responsibility of protecting the IP as it will be reviewed by multiple mentors and also peer reviewed. Do not share anything that cannot be shared on a public forum.

Please mail us on [email protected] and we will update this list as well so that everybody profits from the answer.

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