Breakin Through! Blockchain and Crypto with Blockchain Gaming

The 2019 WyoHackathon provides an opportunity for the global blockchain community and the State of Wyoming to converge, thank each other, collaborate, celebrate and keep Breakin' Through.

The WyoHackathon is a celebratory blockchain event for developers, entrepreneurs and established companies to experience the blockchain community, create amazing innovations and learn about the opportunities with blockchain technology and the new Wyoming legislation, while connecting with like-minded people.

 

The 13 Challenges!

 

Aicumen Challenge

Arcade Challenge

Best for Wyoming

Cardano Challenge

ConsenSys Challenge

ChainRider/Dash Challenge

D'CENT Challenge

Elevated Games Challenge

Green Challenge

Kraken Arbitrage Profit

Kraken Data Everywhere

Pocketful of Quarters

Simba Chain Challenge

FIO Challenge

Wyohackathon Interoperability Challenge

 

 

WyoHackaton 2019 Bus Schedule - https://wyohackathon.io/assets/pdf/busschedule.pdf

WyoHackaton 2019 Parking Maps - https://wyohackathon.io/assets/pdf/parkingmaps.pdf

Confirmed Guest Speakers Include:

Confirmed Mentors Include:

You must pre-register for this hackathon on our WyoHackathon 2019 Eventbrite page, there will be no registration at the door allowed. Clicking the "Register for this hackathon" button above right on the DevPost website does not register you for this hackathon, you MUST ALSO pre-register here.

Registration Deadline: September 15, 2019 at 11:59 P.M. Mountain Time

Registration Limited, RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY, click here!

SCHEDULE (All Times MDT):

Friday, Sep 21 // Introductions and Team Formations - Opening Ceremony

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Registration. Sign-in, loot up with badges and swag, then check out the challenges to prep for a great weekend hacking with top developers.

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Opening Ceremony! Witness Governor Gordon signing the Wyoming Blockchain Stampede Proclamation with the Wyoming Blockchain Taskforce and hear his welcome address. Hear Sponsor Keynote and join the excitement with Dean Pishko, Caitlin Long, Jesse Powell and more.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Dinner & Opening Night Reception. Meet, greet and eat with the who’s who, speakers, mentors and developers from around the world as you brainstorm your strategy for winning the hackathon.

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM – Sponsor Challenges revealled

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM - Team Formation. Drinks and Snacks. Fuel up and hydrate, then start your first long night architecting and developing your winning submittal.

All Night - Hacking. Hack Til Dawn and keep going. Survival of the fittest. Sleep is for babies!! Power nap on the cots if you must.

Saturday, Sep 21 // Hacking all day!

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Breakfast. Get your grub on! Calories are starting to count. Nail your proof-of-concept.

9:30 AM – 1:00 PM - Mentor office hours

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM - Lunch. Fuel up, meet up, check out the competition, grab some swag from sponsors while picking their brains for the win.

3:30 PM – 6:00 PM – Mentor Office Hours

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM - Dinner. Dinner on the blockchain, is there a DApp for that?

All Night - Hacking.

Sunday, Sep 22 // Judging and Prizes

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Breakfast. Coffee and Monster to power through to your final submittal.

9:30 AM - Submittal Deadline! Hacking Stops. Wait, wait, I just have this one last line of code; DING! Commit it.

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Present your challenge & Judging. The moment of truth, your baby, your heart and soul — judged on the merit, effort and sweat.

11:30 AM - Head to Gateway Center for the Winners Circle!

12:00 PM - Lunch. Eating while waiting on the final word from the Judges

12:30 PM – 5:00 PM – Sandcastle Invitational Gateway Center

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Celebration and Networking Reception. Collect your money, and party hearty, high fives and goodbyes before you jump on your plane home.

VENUE INFORMATION

LARAMIE, WYOMING

University of Wyoming, EERB, 1103 E Lewis St., Laramie, WY 82071 USA

TRANSPORTATION

Laramie Regional Airport (LAR): 2 flights daily between Denver (DEN) and Laramie (LAR), 20 minute flight

Driving distance from Denver International Airport (DEN): 2 hours 35 minutes

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO EAT

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WHERE TO STAY

Are you coming from out of town and need to book a hotel? To book, you must call the hotel directly. Each person attending the WyoHackathon is responsible for their own accommodations. The University of Wyoming is not responsible for any charges incurred during your stay.

Comfort Inn, 1655 Centennial Dr, Laramie, WY, 307-742-6665
Holiday Inn, 204 30th Street, Laramie, WY, 307-721-9000
Econo Lodge, 1370 N McCue St, Laramie, WY, 307-745-8900
Laramie Valley Inn, 1104 S 3rd St, Laramie, WY, 307-742-4200
Quality Inn, 3420 Grand Ave, Laramie, WY, 307-721-8856

We have a sleeping room with cots and a shower in the EERB for those who will just be power napping!

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Prizes

$183,838 in prizes

$35,000 Sandcastle Invitational Regional Qualifier on the Road to Dubai 2020

Best blockchain businesses win $25,000 in cash and the top two win a slot in the qualifier to compete to go to the World's Fair in Dubai 2020 all expenses paid up to an additional $5,000 ea. For a total of $35,000.

$30,000 - Arcade Blockchain Bounty (3)

The total prize value is $30K.

1st Place: $16K
2nd Place: $9K
3rd Place: $5K

Details:

1st Place: 3 Miners ($6K Value), and 10 Arcade Node Licenses ($10K Value)
2nd Place: 2 Miners ($4K Value), and 5 Arcade Node Licenses ($5K Value)
3rd Place: 1 Miner ($2K Value), and 3 Arcade Node Licenses ($3K Value)

All Awarded miners will be shipped in late November. Prize winners can choose to host their miners at one of the Blockchain's hosting facilities, by entering into a separate hosting agreement. These are the best miners on the planet right now running at 70 TH/s and just over 3000 Watts. Currently 1 miner is producing $500 per month before power costs. If this miner produces for 2 years at the current rate that would be an additional value of $12,000 per miner, at BTC current value.

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1YYvbjr4Gjbczt2rNF0N93qpUIG9sRYVT

$30,000 - Green Challenge (3)

The total prize value is $30K.
1st Place: $16K
2nd Place: $9K
3rd Place: $5K

Details:

1st Place: 3 Miners ($6K Value), and 10 GREEN Node Licenses ($10K Value)
2nd Place: 2 Miners ($4K Value), and 5 GREEN Node Licenses ($5K Value)
3rd Place: 1 Miner ($2K Value), and 3 GREEN Node Licenses ($3K Value)

All Awarded miners will be shipped in late November. Prize winners can choose to host their miners at one of the Blockchain's hosting facilities, by entering into a separate hosting agreement. These are the best miners on the planet right now running at 70 TH/s and just over 3000 Watts. Currently 1 miner is producing $500 per month before power costs. If this miner produces for 2 years at the current rate that would be an additional value of $12,000 per miner, at BTC current value.

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1-YANMJ70x9OCfCaHWSwTxvG_2Axg9mig

$17,000 - Kraken Arbitrage Profitability Bounty (3)

Arbitrage Profitability Bounty: $10,000

1st Place: $6,000
2nd place: $3,000
3rd place: $1,000

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BxWg5-xB6xGxw86NcSZJLLmUUL7K2EVM/view?usp=sharing

$15,750 - "Best for Wyoming" is back! (4)

* Caitlin Long is offering developers $5,000 for the Best for Wyoming Challenge!
* Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) Laramie is pleased to offer up to 1 year of rent-free space in their building to the winning team(s). (Value $5,000)
* JAM Escrow Services, LLC will give a free corporate registration to the winner. This includes initial registration fee and one year of registered agent services (value is $750).
* The video team, Visceral Art LLC, is offering the winning team in the Best for Wyoming Business Challenge, a promotional 3min video and photo package for their business valued at $5K. Redemption within 1yr of Hackathon. Single location shoot anywhere between Laramie and Denver.

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1pVRLpK8c_WxfGDVmhrMOLB1DmqVI-ezb

$15,000 — WyoHackathon Blockchain Interoperability Challenge (3)

Best overall solutions that promotes Interoperability between exchanges, blockchains, wallets, cryptocurrencies, infrastructure and traditional fiat financial systems. Subject to sponsor approval TBD. The Rodney King Prize.
* A Foundry Legal Pre-Venture Legal Services package valued at up to $5,000 which is approximately 15-20 hours of attorney time total (the hourly rates of our attorneys vary from $250 to $400). This would include hourly advice and counseling regarding entity selection/formation, jurisdiction, related securities/regulatory counseling, and document preparation, to be redeemed within six months of the Hackathon.

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ZVhIo8cL37PXFcRyQjcb8Dyb4lTtd_4_

$10,000 — WyoHackathon D'CENT Biometric Wallet Video Competition Bounty (3)

Click here for complete details

$9,695 - ChainRider Challenge

ChainRider Challenge. $9,695 value

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1p-fw_OYjBWWHtiLWAG8tU8ZWFxjfpR8R

$6,000 - Cardano/IOHK Challenges (2)

Cardano/IOHK Challenges

Plutus Challenge - $0
Marlowe Challenge - $3,000
Options Challenge - $3,000

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=11jwmDw03z2v8mNwVrk49zCoaHnWzh52c

$5,000 — ConsenSys NFT Challenge (2)

1st Place $3000
2nd Place $2000

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1MBDYDAUGcKHL3wwPDCRCFaOkojw_YuVV

$5,000 - Kraken Data Everywhere Bounty (3)

Data Everywhere Bounty: $5,000

1st place: $2,500
2nd place: $1,500
3rd place: $1,000

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=121iSckyi6KMO3cx2hvdywFBnH7VE9pUN

$2,500 - FIO Challenge

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1FTbuS0KfwuAGlwh9uNMhTOntBzVVI8fo

$1,500 - Aicumen Moibit Challenge

Aicumen Moibit Challenge

$1000 for 1st place
$300 for 2nd place
$200 for 3rd place

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1alAzb-dOLTWnrSejkcbHzxgwcR9PqTNR/view?usp=sharing

$1,000 - Elevated Games Challenge

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Re_nyDYbaRTEsEt9aelTP7ehwdtLwKal

$400 - SimbaChain - Best Designed Smart Contract Idea

SimbaChain will be holding a workshop-challenge hybrid where they will be introducing their smart contract as a service tool. The entry with the best designed smart contract idea will be awarded the 3D printer below, drop shipped to their home.

https://www.flashforge.com/consumer/Finder%20series?id=15

Challenge Details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Mxt5qvIhvpjpnkfYJDE9VH7EJHE9SHYT

Eligibility

Did you know? You don't have to be a developer to attend the 2019 WyoHackathon! The University of Wyoming event is open to anyone who is interested in business-building challenges or blockchain, including project managers, designers, development specialists, etc. Hear from leading blockchain and gaming leaders, attend a workshop on Wyoming’s blockchain laws and meet other forward-thinking people!

We welcome applicants of all backgrounds. Please provide a 2-3 sentence description of your experience when you register and our volunteer engineers will respond after reviewing your application.

Judges

Anantha Krishnan

Anantha Krishnan

Charles Hoskinson

Charles Hoskinson

Christopher Allen

Christopher Allen

Ejaaz Ahamadeen

Ejaaz Ahamadeen

Eric Badiere

Eric Badiere

Erik Johnson

Erik Johnson

Gabriel Cardona

Gabriel Cardona

Jesse Powell

Jesse Powell

John Quinn

John Quinn

Karthik Balasubramanian

Karthik Balasubramanian

Munair Simpson

Munair Simpson

Peter McCormack

Peter McCormack

Sebastien HENOT

Sebastien HENOT

Tommy Cooksey

Tommy Cooksey

Trace Mayer

Trace Mayer

Tyler Lindholm

Tyler Lindholm

Chris Cross

Chris Cross

Brittany Kaiser

Brittany Kaiser

Dr. James Caldwell

Dr. James Caldwell

Danil Myakin

Danil Myakin

Sasa Pesic

Sasa Pesic

Henok Tekle

Henok Tekle

Yev Muchnik

Yev Muchnik

Jaron Ray Hinds

Jaron Ray Hinds

Judging Criteria

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