6th Dec - 31st Jan

Compete for the Future

Put yourself at the forefront of the developer world and participate against other development teams.

The total Moralis Avalanche Hackathon prize pool is currently at $500,000 and counting. In fact, just the main top three prizes total more than $175,000.

There will also be secondary prizes provided by the sponsors.

Current Total Hackathon Prize Pool
And increasing ...
Top 3 Prizes
And increasing ...

Just the top three prizes for the Moralis Avalanche Hackathon are worth over $175,000.

The full details about the secondary prizes from our hackathon partners and sponsors will be revealed soon, be sure to check back!

We’re here to help!

Build with Moralis

Projects that enter the hackathon have to be built with Moralis and Avalanche in mind in order to compete for the top 3 prizes!

For the best result, we encourage you all to join our Discord community, share and learn with everyone there!

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Build on avalanche

Hardcore Building

Collaborate with our community for two intense months that will help your project reach higher highs.
Current Total Hackathon Prize Pool
And increasing ...

Hackathon Prizes Breakdown

Grand Prizes
Moralis Avalanche Hackathon 1st Prize


Moralis Avalanche Hackathon 2nd Prize


Moralis Avalanche Hackathon 3rd Prize


Partner Prizes
Best Alpha Finance Lab dApp


Best Use of Chainlink Tech

10 x $2,000

Best Use of the Covalent API

10 x $2,000

Best Use of Yield Yak’s Interest-Bearing Assets

2 x $20,000

Best Yield Yak Front-End Integration


Best Custom Router for Yield Yak Swap


Best Opt-In Notification System Implementation for dApps


Utility & P2P OTC for Tokens Vested on Avalaunch


Best Implementation of Gitcoin Grants Platform


Best Use of IPFS or NFT.Storage for Content-Addressed Data


Revamp Analytics Dashboard + Portfolio Tracker for Trader Joe DEX & Lending


TVL, APR & APY API for Trader Joe


The First Index on Avalanche


Best BENQI dApp


Check Back Soon… More Prizes Are Coming!


This schedule will continue to expand as we get closer and closer to the hackathon end date. Stay tuned for more details about workshops and pre-event festivities!
*Calendar Will Be Updated with More Events
6 December
Opening Ceremony - Moralis Avalanche Hackathon
Hackathon Team Building Workshop
7 December
Hackathon Team Building Workshop
Covalent x Moralis Workshop
8 December
Hackathon Team Building Workshop
9 December
Hackathon Team Building Workshop
Avalanche Mobile w/ React Native Workshop
10 December
Hackathon Team Building Workshop
13 December
React Workshop
14 December
Hackthon Work Together Sessions
15 December
Unity Workshop
Avalanche Discord ‘Office Hours’ Q&A
Chainlink Workshop
16 December
Avalanche Developer Toolkit Workshop
17 December
Web3 Social Media Workshop
20 December
ALPHA x Moralis Workshop
Web3 Chat App w/ React Native
21 December
Founders Fireside Chat with Trader Joe & Crabada
Hackthon Work Together Sessions
22 December
IPFS x Moralis Workshop
Avalaunch x Moralis Workshop
Snowball x Moralis Workshop
Avalanche Discord ‘Office Hours’ Q&A
23 December
Hackthon Work Together Sessions
28 December
Hackthon Work Together Sessions
30 December
Hackthon Work Together Sessions
RugDoc x Moralis Workshop
4 January
Colony x Moralis Workshop
6 January
Intro to DeFi Workshop
10 January
11 January
Hackthon Work Together Sessions
13 January
Hackthon Work Together Sessions
Hackathon Halfway Check-in
18 January
Hackthon Work Together Sessions
Blizzard Fund Fundraising Workshop
20 January
A Chat with Lee A. Schneider, General Counsel of Ava Labs
Hackthon Work Together Sessions
25 January
Hackthon Work Together Sessions
26 January
27 January
Marketing Workshop
Hackthon Work Together Sessions
21 February
25 January
Colony x Moralis Workshop
Do Not Miss the Opening Ceremony
Hackathon Rules

You want to join the Moralis Avalanche hackathon? Great!

The rules are simple 👇

  • Form a team
  • Register your team at https://moralis.io/avalanche-hackathon/
  • You will get an email with further instructions.
  • Build a dApp (using Avalanche and Moralis to qualify for main prize pools).
  • Make it awesome!
  • Submit it to us before the Deadline on January 31st, 2022.
  • A jury decides the winners
  1. Sign up to the Moralis Avalanche Hackathon Discord https://moralis.io/mage
  2. Introduce Yourself in avalanche-hackathon

Timeline / Key Dates

  • December 6th – Opening Ceremony and Hackathon Start
  • January 31st, Hackathon Deadline Submissions
  • February 1st – February 20, Preliminary Judging Round
  • February 21st, Winners announced for project bounties
  • February 21st: Live Demo Day for Grand Prize Finalists + Winners announced

How we will judge your dapp

The Moralis Avalanche Hackathon judges will judge submissions based on five key criteria:

  • Execution – how well the dApp performs and how well it is built.
  • Impact – how big an effect the project could have on society and how ambitious it is.
  • Design – how intuitive the dApp is in relation to UX and user interaction.
  • Creativity – whether the project takes new or novel approaches to accomplish something.
  • Utility – the functionality of the dApp, as well as how beneficial it is.

How to submit your dapp

You will receive a link to a form where you can submit your project details a week before the hackathon deadline.

Main Prizes

  • The total prize pool for the Moralis Avalanche Hackathon is currently $500,000.
  • Just the main top three prizes, which participants need to use Moralis and Avalanche to qualify for, total more than $175,000.

To be considered for the top three prizes, projects must be built on Avalanche using at least one product from Moralis’ integrated suite of developer tools:

Main Prizes Description

Avalanche and Moralis are rewarding $175,000 in bounties to the top three overall project submissions in the hackathon. The winners will be decided by a panel of judges from Ava Labs, Moralis, and other project and VC partners. Teams that are competing for bounties sponsored by other partners in this hackathon, will be eligible to participate for the top three prizes as well.

Project Bounty Judging

Every bounty will be judged by the project’s specific judging team. For example, if your submission is specifically for the Yield Yak bounty, the Yield Yak team will judge your submission.

All bounty prizes will be awarded after the judging.

The winner announcement date for the bounty winners will be February 21st.

Judging & Demo Day for Grand Prizes (Avalanche x Moralis):

The Grand Prize submissions will be judged by a panel of experts from Ava Labs, Moralis, and other prominent VC and project partners.

The finalists will be invited to give a live, 5 minute virtual presentation with 1 – 2 minutes of live Q&A. A panel of judges will make the final decision on winners. Grand prize winners are announced at the conclusion of the event. All decisions will be made at Avalanche’s sole discretion and are final.

The winners of the Moralis Avalanche Hackathon will be announced on the 21st of February, 6 PM – 8 PM UTC, during the Demo Day ceremony.


  • Ivan on Tech: CEO & Founder at Moralis
  • Kevin Sekniqi: Chief Operating Officer at Avalanche
  • Luigi Donorio Demeo: Ava Labs DeFi Director
  • Julien Bouteloup: Founder at Stake DAO and Core Team at Curve Finance
  • Stani Kulechov: CEO & Founder at AAVE
  • JD: Co-Founder of BENQI
  • Justin Trollip: CEO at Pangolin
  • Cryptofish: Co-Founder at Trader Joe

Audience: Venture Capital Partners

Competing in this hackathon will bring lots of attention to your project and team, but winning this hackathon can catapult you to an entirely new level. We can’t wait to see what you build!

How the winners will be paid

After the results of the hackathon have been announced, the 3 main winners will receive their prizes within 1 month. The winning teams team leader will have to provide a cryptocurrency address or banking details to the sponsors to facilitate the payout. There may be KYC checks if necessary.

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