Web3 is for all. Get familiar and try building a decentralized application with Polygon!

Polygon is committed to fostering the growth of Web3 applications by providing the infrastructure and combining the best of Ethereum and sovereign blockchains into a full-fledged multi-chain system. This enables developers to build scalable user-friendly dApps with low transaction fees without ever sacrificing on security.

This hackathon is to help you tap into Web3 and build your own decentralized application with Polygon. We hope to see you explore and strengthen your developer skills and maybe even enjoy building something this summer. What sparks your interest among the tracks?

 

 Start creating!

Requirements

What to Build

Build scalable decentralized applications on Polygon within at least one of the below tracks:

Tracks
  • Defi - Build the next-gen financial applications for the decentralized economy.
  • Nfts - Combine creativity with Engineering to build awesome NFT dApps.
  • Gaming - Make some fun and interactive games on chain.
  • Tooling/Infrastrructure - Create developer/ infrastructure tooling for the Polygon Ecosystem.
  • Public Goods - Create social impact by building public goods.
  • Web3 Integration in Web2 - Build the Web3 version of your favorite Web2 product.
  • Everything ZK - Build the next generation of web3 dApps using Zero-knowledge tools and infrastructure.  

 

What to Submit

  • Provide a URL to your code repository for judging and testing. Code must be public or access provided to testing@devpost.com, sandipan@polygon.technology, and muskan@polygon.technology. It is recommended to add the Smart contracts deployment links (polygonscan) in the project description (Polygon Mainnet / Testnet).
  • Include a video (about 3-5 minutes) that shows off your project working any why you built it. Videos must be uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook Video and made public.
  • Identify which tracks your project fits into.

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Prizes

$500,000 in prizes
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First Place | Grand Prize
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• $50,000 in USDT

Second Place | Grand Prize
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• $30,000 in USDT

Third Place | Grand Prize
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• $15,000 in USDT

Pool Prize (50)
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• $50,000 in USDT divided amongst up to 50 Projects

DeFi | First Place
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• $12,000 in USDT

DeFi | Second Place
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• $8,000 in USDT

DeFi | Third Place
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• $5,000 in USDT

NFT | First Place
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• $12,000 in USDT

NFT | Second Place
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• $8,000 in USDT

NFT | Third Place
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• $5,000 in USDT

Gaming | First Place
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• $12,000 in USDT

Gaming | Second Place
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• $8,000 in USDT

Gaming | Third Place
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• $5,000 in USDT

Tooling/Infrastructure | First Place
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• $12,000 in USDT

Tooling/Infrastructure | Second Place
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• $8,000 in USDT

Tooling/Infrastructure | Third Place
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• $5,000 in USDT

Public Goods | First Place
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• $12,000 in USDT

Public Goods | Second Place
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• $8,000 in USDT

Public Goods | Third Place
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• $5,000 in USDT

Web3 Integration in Web2 | First Place
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• $12,000 in USDT

Web3 Integration in Web2 | Second Place
Cryptocurrency logo

• $8,000 in USDT

Web3 Integration in Web2 | Third Place
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• $5,000 in USDT

Everything ZK | First Place
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• $15,000 in USDT

Everything ZK | Second Place
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• $8,000 in USDT

Everything ZK | Third Place
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• $5,000 in USDT

Everything ZK | Pool Prize
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• $5,000 in USDT divided amongst other top Projects within the Everything ZK track

Sponsor Prizes
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• $120,000 in USDT divided amongst all Sponsor Prizes
(Details TBA soon!)

Designathon Prizes
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• $50,000 in USDT divided amongst all Designathon Prizes. The Designathon will be a 7 - Day challenge for the UI/UX Designers to improvise the Web3 User Journey.
(Details TBA soon!)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Carl Aspeling

Carl Aspeling
Biz Dev Director, Sequence Wallet at Horizon Blockchain Games

Dalip Tyagi

Dalip Tyagi
SVP, Developer Relations, Polygon

Darshit Vora

Darshit Vora
Startup Solutions Architect, AWS

Evgeny Ponomarev

Evgeny Ponomarev
Founder, Fluence Protocol

Muskan Kalra

Muskan Kalra
Lead Developer Relations, Polygon

Peter Kieltyka

Peter Kieltyka
CEO Co founder, Horizon Blockchain Games

Piyush Maheshwari

Piyush Maheshwari
Developer Advocate, Protocol Labs

Prashant Maurya

Prashant Maurya
Cofounder, Spheron

Rahat Choudhury

Rahat Choudhury
Developer Advocate, Polygon

Richard Gottleber

Richard Gottleber
Developer Advocate, Chainlink

Sandeep Nailwal

Sandeep Nailwal
CoFounder, Polygon

Stephanie Orpilla

Stephanie Orpilla
Developer Advocate, Polygon

Judging Criteria

  • Technological Implementation
    Does the interaction with Polygon demonstrate quality software development?
  • Design
    Is the user experience and design of the project well thought out?
  • Potential Impact
    How big of an impact could the project have on the web3 ecosystem?
  • Quality of the Idea
    How creative and unique is the project?

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