Open Discussion on Hackathon Structure
- Provide venue to network, learn, and discover the chicago web3 community
- Connect chicago’s web3 community with the greater web3 community
- Create a fun but productive environment
The Value Prop for Hackers:
- Networking and meeting opportunities with industry professionals and potentially entering the space
- Learning about the bleeding edge of web3 and the unique properties of blockchain technology
- Present own projects to large group of engineers
- Pitching to potential investors?
- Some food/snacks/drinks
- Having fun building and potentially winning rewards
- Access to after-hour side events
- The branding and theme of the event is Chicago world fair, how do we want to incorporate this?
- 18+ Hackers to win bounties require KYC, Code of Conduct, and Photo/Video Agreements
- Software Engineers
- Creatives who are building in the space
- Audience should be technical to get the most out of the event
- Oak Room in M Club, Willis Tower
- Side Events locations
- Not 24hs available, i think from morning to 10pm probably - decided
- Are there hacker houses? - open for discussion
- target of a 5 figure collection of bounties - decided
- bounties are in usd - open for discussion
- Chicago World Fair NFT collection or something similar for art blocks or similar - open for discussion
- Arbitrum Stylus CTF - take existing challenges in https://ethernaut.openzeppelin.com/ or similar , convert to stylus challenges - open for discussion
- Hackers Favorite reward? - open for discussion
- Best use of Wormhole? - open for discussion
- Best Web3 solution for real world? - open for discussion
- Nouns Dao hack? - open for discussion
- Education based project? - open for discussion
- User experience improvement for Staking? - open for discussion
- Devpost for submitting hackathon entries - open for discussion
Notion for day of event information and scheduling - decided
- requires migration to our own notion
- Gitbook for hackathon agreement documents - open for discussion
- How to organize day of hacker communication? - open for discussion
- Hacker Tools? Testnet Access? What do hackers need to use?
- Streaming and video done by local AV and StreamETH
- Hacker Tickets will have a cost associated - decided
- Hacker Tickets will cost 100 dollars or less - decided
- Will there be subsidized tickets? - open for discussion
- maybe we provide a waitlist? work with sponsors, school groups to sponsor hacker tickets?
- give out free tickets somehow at pre-events?
Day of Event Structure:
- code of conduct
- How do we facilitate this?
- Open mic to find team members?
- Speed dating for organizing teams?
- Buildl Guildl?
- Learn about L2s
- Learn Staking
- Protocol Guild - James might present
- Judge - open discussion
- Mentor - genius bar?
- Cutoff at 9:30am Sunday 17th
- Sunday the 17th, 10am-12:30pm?
- 5min presentations + 5 min max transition?
- there are 3 core rooms maybe 2 for demos 36 presentations in total max, maybe cut to 20? Should everyone be able to present?
- How do people vote? judging on winners?
- 1 person from each team requires KYC and is responsible for distributing to their members
- Have bounty rules before the event
- Requirements for the Bounty
- only 1 submission per bounty
- requires devpost upload
- sending out videos
- winning reward distribution
- further connections and follow-ups? should we create a discord or Reddit group or something for participants to keep connected?