The Blockchain Society Presents shyftHACK Developers Hackathon & Conference
Rotman School of Management
105 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3E6, Canada
#shyftHACK is the first Hackathon hosted by Shyft.Network!
This event’s theme? Games.
Join us! Create something fun. Meet great people. Win great prizes.
CHALLENGE & PRIZES
Your challenge: Build a cool gamer score infrastructure incorporating Shyft's creditability score and attestation layer.
We’re looking for solutions that are creative. Bonus points for ones that allow interoperability between games!
1st place - $1500 in ETH, 500 SHYFT Tokens, &
2 year access to Blockgeeks
2nd place - $500 in ETH and 500 SHYFT Tokens
Surprise! We’d be also giving away 1000 SHYFT tokens during the event!
All teams who particpate will get 50% Blockgeeks memberships!
WHO CAN HACK?
Intermediate to advanced
Understand how to set up a developer environment
Ability to run a test version
If you are a developer group or organization and wish to get involved! Just email firstname.lastname@example.org to get connected.
WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU?
Your submission should include a set of smart contracts that utilize the ERC721 (non-fungible token) interface for any in-game items that would be associated to the gamerscore (badges for example), a set of smart contracts that work with the Shyft attestation layer to provide a gamerscore/attribution connector, the front end and UX, and user stories.
We all start coding at the same time, and there shouldn’t be a pre-existing smart contracts.
For Submissions: Please prepare a github repo that hasn't been created before. ie. no pre-existing smart contracts & the like.
More details for submission will be provided at the event.
We have also created a slack channel that we'll use to share updates, keep you connected with fellow hackathon developers, and mentors and help you find team members if you don't already have a team! (Note: teams should be no bigger then 6)
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE *This is a day event*
12:30 pm - 12:30 pm: Orientation PWP and team formation
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm: Workshop on Shyft Blockchain and how to build a gaming dApp lead by Chris Forrester
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm: Team Formation and Sign Ups
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Coding kick off & Hacking
6:00 pm - 6:15 pm: Refreshment Break
7:30 pm: Code Freeze & Submission Deadline
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm: Demos, pizza, beer and Shyft Soiree (Centre of Social Innovation - 219 Spadina)
8:15 pm: Winners are announced & Prizes!
JUDGES AND MENTORS
Chris Forrester - CTO @ Shyft
Chris Forrester is the Chief Technical Officer at Shyft Network Inc, where she is responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of the software and technical stack for the network’s operation. Chris has been working in the crypto ecosystem for nearly five years, and has over 23 years of experience in programming and computer, software development. Prior to becoming the CTO of the Shyft Network, Chris was the chief technical officer at Decentral Inc. leading the development team for the Jaxx mobile wallet, and the integration of various cryptocurrencies and ShapeShift in the wallet. She had as well assisted in building proof-of-concepts with the strategy team for large entities such as the Toronto Stock Exchange. Previous history includes working with portable EEG hardware & software through Interaxon Inc.’s product “Muse”. She is also a shareholder and developer within Block Unity, one of the parent companies of Shyft Network Inc.
Niloo Ravaei - Technical Instructor @ Blockgeeks
Chinmay Patel - CEO @ BlockX Labs
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