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BlockHack 2018

May 5 — May 6   |   Newark, DE   |   University of Delaware


Over $5,000 in Prizes

See Spring 2018 Winners!

How Can You Learn About Blockchain?

April 6th: High Level Overview: An overview of what Blockchain is, the history, and the future impact. Come for the lecture and Q&A, or signup to the newsletter below to get the recording.

April 13th: Smart Contract Workshop: Learn how to develop Ethereum smart contracts in solidity, and deploy them to a blockchain.

April 20th: Token & Forking Workshop: Learn how to fork the Ark Blockchain, and issue your own token!

April 27th: Web3 & UI Workhsop: Learn how metamask and Web3 allow the average user to interact with a blockchain through a webpage.

Come to these amazing workshops, signup to get the recordings of the workshops and other great educational content, or come out to BlockHack2018:

May 5-6th Hackathon: Over 24 hours of Workshops, Projects, Fun (and food), dedicated to learning about Blockchains/DLT and building on some of the most cutting edge platforms.


Tickets to BlockHack

Students: FREE (must display student ID at check-in)
General: $10 (+6.70 fees):

Training & Workshops

Don't know how to work with Blockchains?
Don't worry! We're working to bring you training from top talent in the industry.
Sign up for details on pre-Hackathon workshops, and be ready for on-site training from our sponsors at the Hackathon!

Upcoming Opportunities

April 6th

April 13th

April 20th

April 27th

Saturday May 5th, 2018

Sponsor Fair

Get to know some of the companies that helped make this event possibile!

Workshop Block 1

Ark Sponsored Workshop

Workshop Block 2

JPMC Quorum Workshop (Provided by Major League Hacking)

Workshop Block 3

Solidity and Web3 Workshop


Sunday May 6th, 2018

Morning Yoga


Hacking Ends


Demo & Judging

Awards & Closing Ceremony

Open Townhall

Title Sponsor


FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is an event where engineers of all backgrounds and skill levels come together to solve problems by using technology.

Participants form groups and create projects that tackle these challenges, all while attending workshops to develop new skills, receiving mentorship from industry leaders, and networking with recruiters from top companies.

Do I have to come to the workshops before the Hackathon?

No. Each workshop and event is designed to be independent, however we'd love for you to come to as many as you can!

Who's organizing BlockHack?

BlockHack is organized by developers, for developers. The Hacking Club at the University of Delaware also provides a lot of support.

Is there a theme?

Anything on a Blockchain goes. Come ready to build projects with impact!

Sounds cool. So, can I come?

Absolutely. BlockHack is open to everyone. Whether you're just getting into DLT, or you've been mining Bitcoin since 2010, there's something for you here! We'll also provide resources before and during the event to help sharpen your skills!

We've also made arrangements to let attendants stay overnight.

Will there be food?

There will be food. Lots of food. LOTS. We’ll do our best to accommodate for any dietary restriction as well, just make sure to let us know come registration time.

Can I get a ticket at the door?

No, everyone must signup before the event. This helps us get an accurate count of attendants so we order enough food.

Do I need to already have a group?

Nope. You can go solo, come with your own team (no more than 4), or participate in a group mixer we'll have before hacking begins to find a group.

This sounds expensive. Can I afford it?

The event is entirely FREE for students.
General Tickets are ONLY $10 (+6.70 fees)!

Will there be travel reimbursement?

As much as we'd love to bring everyone and make this event as accessible as possible, sadly we can't offer financial reimbursement for travel this year.

Alright, I'm hyped for BlockHack! How do I register?

Right now, you can fill out the form below to stay up to date with the latest information, including notifications when tickets are available April 1st.

How can I or my company become a sponsor?

If you'd like to sponsor, please send us an email at and our team will get back to you promptly.

What if I'm driving?

Let us know if you're driving, and we'll make sure you get a parking pass. We've got a garage right next to the event in Trabant

What should I bring?

  • Laptop/Charger
  • Sleeping supplies (we'll have a dark room)
  • Water bottle & snacks (We'll have some for you, but extra's never hurt)
  • Ideas & Enthusiasm!

We'll be providing:

  • Extension cords
  • Food (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch)
  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Snacks
  • Events
  • Prizes, mentors, workshops

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