The CU Blockchain Summit is the first annual student summit for Colorado students interested in blockchain technology. The summit will feature workshops and panels with blockchain experts, networking with blockchain companies, and a 24-hour hackathon competition.

Hackathon Sponsors


$3,700 in prizes


$2000 worth of BTC or ETH for the first place team.

2nd place

$1000 worth of BTC or ETH for the second place team.

3rd place

$500 worth of BTC or ETH for the third place team.

Best beginner hack

4 Amazon Echo Dots for the best beginner hack!

To qualify:
Must be all team members first time building a blockchain-focused application

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


  • Teams must have no more than 4 hackers, who are all physically in attendance
  • Hackers must be over the age of 18
  • No geographic restrictions on hackers


  • Your hack must be related to blockchains
  • You cannot work on your project before the event begins
  • You cannot steal another team's source code
  • All code required to run your project must be submitted


Paul Foley

Paul Foley
Smart Capital

Kevin Owocki

Kevin Owocki

Nick Miller

Nick Miller

Allen Fordham

Allen Fordham
Rebel AI

Joe Roth

Joe Roth
Radar Relay

Judging Criteria

  • Blockchain
    The project must be blockchain related.
  • Technicality
    What type of technical challenges did the group deal with? (Coding or non-coding challenges.)
  • Creativity
    How unique and innovative is the demo? Has it been seen at previous hackathons?
  • Usefulness
    How useful is this demo, based on the problem they are trying to solve?
  • Design
    How good is the visual design and interaction experience?
  • Makes the world a better place
    Will this demo equalize the playing field rather than perpetuate existing inequities? Does it lead us towards a better society and a blockchain culture that reflects the diversity of the world?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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