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About EOS Hackathon Hong Kong

The EOS Global Hackathon series is a first-of-its-kind event in the world of blockchain, with the continued goal of supporting a decentralized global community from the ground up.

Get involved and you will be joining hackers, product developers, marketers, and business leaders in creating a new wave of blockchain dApps that secure life, liberty, and property. 

From June through the end of 2018, will be hosting a series of initiatives designed to find and give a platform to the most visionary architects of decentralization out there. 

Four in-person events will be followed by a Grand Finale Pitch Competition that puts the best applications under the spotlight. 

Travel stipends will be awarded for projects with built-in community involvement, so we encourage participation from all corners of the globe.

EOSIO: The Most Powerful Infrastructure for Decentralized Applications

(All prizes are in USD)

Those placing 1st - 3rd in the Hong Kong event will receive $2,000 USD per winning team member for travel and lodging to the Grand Finale in TBA.

  • 1st Place: $100,000 (Cash + Travel)
  • 2nd Place: $25,000 (Cash + Travel)
  • 3rd Place: $10,000 (Cash + Travel)
  • Superlative: Three (3) $3,000 cash prizes delivered to superlative winners

Announcement Coming Soon

The Dawn 3.0 EOSIO Update Has Arrived.

The first feature-complete pre-release of EOSIO was released on April 6th 2018. Learn more about the features below. 


  • Support thousand of Commercial Scale DApps
  • Inter-blockchain Communication
  • Separates Authentication from Execution


  • Freeze and Fix Broken Application
  • Generalized Role-based Permissions
  • Web Assembly


  • Web Toolkit for Interface Development
  • Self Describing Interfaces
  • Declarative Permission Scheme

*Schedule is subject to change

Wednesday, June 6

  • 18:30 - 20:00 |EOSIO Global Hackathon Virtual Session via Zoom
  • Webinar Link: TBD
  • Meeting Number: TBD

Saturday, June 9

  • 09:00 - 10:00 | Doors Open & Breakfast Served
  • 10:00 - 11:00 | Opening Ceremony/Presentations from Partners
  • 11:00 | Coding Begins
  • 12:00 - 13:00 | Lunch Served
  • 13:00 - 14:00 | Breakout Session(s)
  • 18:00 - 19:00 | Dinner Served
  • 20:00 - 20:30 | Pitch Workshop
  • 21:00 - 21:30 |Pitch Practice Session
  • 24:00 | Midnight Snack / Hack through the Night*
  • *The venue will be open and staffed overnight if you’d like to hack through the night.

Sunday, June 10

  • 07:00 - 08:00 | Breakfast Served
  • 12:00 - 13:00 | Lunch Served
  • 13:00 | Submission Deadline
  • 14:00 - 15:00 | Judging
  • 15:00 - 15:30 | Judge Deliberation
  • 15:30 - 16:00 | Closing Ceremony & Top 10 teams announced
  • 16:00 | Event Close

Each submission will be scored in each round based on the following criteria, with a minimum score of 0 and maximum score of 20 points, and the final score being the average of the judges’ scores:

  • Utilization of Blockchain Technology (5 points): How well suited is the concept for blockchain? Is there a clear need for a token and distributed ledger technology?
  • Creativity (5 points): How creative was the team in developing an innovative solution for the challenge? Is the idea defensible or unique?
  • Impact (5 points): Did the team create an application that can have a real and valuable impact? Is the idea feasible / if pursued could it actually work in the real world?
  • Scalability (5 points): What is the growth potential of this application? What impact can it have on the world as a whole?

  • Teams of up to 5 participants are allowed. All team members must have completed the participation agreement to compete.

  • You may not begin your project until the competition officially begins. Please don’t come in and build on top of previous projects if you want to win.

  • Teams have full ownership of everything they build and are free to do with it as they wish whether they win or not.

  • Winning teams will be subject to a code-review at some point following the event or immediately before the competition ends.