Blockchain technology for the future

HackDFW Proof-of-Hack is 24 hours for you to learn, create, and make. For the whole weekend, students will make innovative projects focused on blockchain and cryptographic technology with help from cryptocurrency sponsors.

HackDFW organizers want you to have fun, learn and explore. We look forward to making an open environment for all participants to explore their desire to learn more about the blockchain.

 

Participation agreement: https://goo.gl/r7ivsW

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Eligibility

Must be in attendance at the UTD Makerspace the entire event to have a chance to win.

Must present a final project, with or without completion, to Expo judges. 

Must follow the rules associated with winning a prize.

Requirements

Your submission must:

a. Adhere to the terms of service per this agreement and the rules stated at the beginning of the Hackathon

b. Not breach the terms and conditions of any embedded software or services used by your Application,

c. Not contain any malicious code or backdoors,

d. Not contain, depict or refer to any crude, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, disparaging, discriminatory, offensive, illegal or otherwise unsuitable language, activity or other content (all as determined by the Sponsor or Partner in its sole discretion)

e. Not contain, depict or refer to any content which disparages or refers negatively to the Sponsor, the Hackathon, or any other person or entity (all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion); and

f. Not contain any content that violates any law or any third party’s rights (including privacy, personality, and intellectual property rights).

How to enter

Complete a project within the designated time frame that has fresh code. APIs and GitHub links are acceptable as long as it's noted within your submission. 

A GitHub link is required to be submitted to have a chance at winning a prize.

Judging Criteria: A panel of judges will evaluate each final Submission that won Expo Judging rounds using a combnation of judging criteria:

• Use of Technology (20%): Did the team integrate blockchain technology into their solution?

• Functionality (25%): Was a working, functional prototype demonstrated? How well does the solution perform and meet the purpose described?

• Scalability (10%): Does this solution have the potential to have an impact at scale, globally?

• Creativity (15%): How creative was the team in developing a unique and innovative solution for the challenge?

• Design & Usability (30%): Rate the UX/UI, functionality and ease of use of the solution.

Judges

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Viren Gandhi
New York Life

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Craig Hall
Blockchain Specialist

Judging Criteria

  • Use of Technology
    Did the team integrate blockchain technology into their solution?
  • Functionality
    Was a working, functional prototype demonstrated? How well does the solution perform and meet the purpose described?
  • Scalability
    Does this solution have the potential to have an impact at scale, globally?
  • Creativity
    How creative was the team in developing a unique and innovative solution for the challenge?
  • Design & Useability
    Rate the UX/UI, functionality, and ease of use of the solution.