SYDNEY BLOCKATHON:
Australia's most crypto-epic Blockchain Hackathon

Let's BUIDL the Crypto-Economy towards a more decentralized future
 

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Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, UNSW
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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.

Three Epic Days

Submit a team application (5 members max) or join a team on the registration day.

Solve Real Problems

Use Blockchain + AI + VR + AR + Drones + Self Driving Cars to solve real problems and build cool stuff with awesome people. Such disruption. Much Decentralization. Wow.

Compete

Compete for the title of Blockmasters. There will be a mystery prize presented by Satoshi Nakamoto.

Mark_tenzorum
Being a part of the Blockathon was the best experience for me to enter the Blockchain rabbit hole.
Mark Pereira
Full Stack Developer @ Tenzorum
Sydney Blockathon 2017
carl_2
Wasa Wasa Wasa Wasa Wasa Block aaaaaaaa thon!
Carlos Matos
BitConnect Spokesman
Blockathon Enthusiast
Cyth
It feels really warm and comforting to participate with people who are truly enthusiastic about the technology and community.
Sylvia Wang
Senior Operations
Shanghai Blockathon 2018

Past Blockathons

Roadmap

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)

900am: Breakfast

1000am: Hack + Workshop 1

1200pm: Lunch

100pm: Hack + Workshop 2

400pm: Hack + Workshop 3

600pm: Dinner

700pm: Hack

600pm: Dinner

700pm+: Hack

Day Three (25 November)

900am: Breakfast

1000am: Hack

100pm: Lunch

230pm: Code Freeze

3pm: Pitch Time !!!

5-530pm: Winners Announced

600pm: Afterparty

Sponsors

imToekn

MCIC

NEM

ten3

Okympus22

Huobi11

CoinStopp

consensys

nuls_

UltrAIN

Community Mentors

Emma_BronTech

Emma Poposka

Brontech

Mitchell_Bron

Mitchell Travers

Brontech

Mark_tenzorum

Mark Pereira

Tenzorum

Radek_Tenzorum

Radek Ostrowski

Tenzorum

Nick_Consensys

Nick Addison

Consensys

 

James_Zaki

James Zaki

AgriDigital

Kee_Loki

Kee Jefferys

Loki

Mel_Mel

Melissa Ran

Tenzorum

Adri_Adri

Adriana Belotti

Blockchain Professionals

tom

Tom Terado

bitfwd

Medhi

Mehdi Zerouali

Sigma Prime

Luke

Luke Anderson

Sigma Prime

daniel

Daniel Bar

Tenzorum

Moritz

Moritz Neto

Tenzorum

aaron

Aeron Buchanan

Web3 Foundation

chris

Chris Pavlesic

Coinstop

jon

Johnathan Ross

Coinstop

Alex

Alexander Singh

Consensys

string

Suzie Nguyen

StringStory Media

kerman

Kerman Kohli

8x Protocol

david

David Novakovic

Enhanced Society

tan

Tanveer Roowala

Enhanced Society

kim

Kim Hansen

Enhanced Society

paul

Paul Pounendis

Adelaide Blockchain

vito

Vito Carrozzo

VC Enterprises

Community Partners

loom
omisego
bitfwd_2
web3
Polka
Syd_ETH
Block_Profess
sigma_prime
Next_genius
uts_2
textbook_ven
decentralised_pod
8x
BC5
HihI
crypto_sa
GC
adeda
cryptosoc_uns
HHQ
cons
aus_loves
tsl
token_shwo
crypto_syd

Application Process

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

Jks.

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

  • Prototype

  • Pitch delivery

Contact Us

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